Frank Maddalon was elected PHCC vice president, and other awards and recognitions were announced, at the organization's annual business meeting in Atlanta.

At this year’s Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors―National Association Annual Business Meeting and Network ’08 conference in Atlanta, Frank Maddalon (F.R. Maddalon Plumbing & Heating, Hamilton, N.J.) was elected vice president of the PHCC. He and other new officers and zone directors were installed at the closing reception Oct. 3:
  • President Joe Schmitt (Joe Schmitt & Sons Plumbing & Heating, Englewood, Ohio)
  • President-elect Skip Pfeffer (Canton Plumbing & Heating Co., Canton, Mass.)
  • Secretary Ron Newman (Lakes Plumbing & Heating & Cooling Inc., Spirit Lake, Iowa)
  • AEC President Nancy Jones, Texas PHCC executive director
Zone directors for the PHCC were elected as well:
    Zone 1: Hunter Botto (Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating, Hicksville, N.Y.)
    Zone 2: Kirk A. Vail (Vail Plumbing Inc., Gulfport, Fla.)
    Zone 3: Brad Isley (L.E. Isley & Sons Inc., Westfield, Ind.)
    Zone 4: Steven A. Rivers (Rivers Plumbing, Heating & Air, Pleasanton, Calif.)
At the 2008 Awards Luncheon sponsored by InSinkErator, the following major award winners were announced:
    First Place, Delta/PHCC Plumbing Contractor of the Year – William J. Cocos (William G. Cocos Inc., St. Louis, Mo.)
    Runner-up – Kyle Evans (F. Wackenhut Co., Jamison, Pa.)

    Delta/PHCC Apprentice of the Year – Kyle Holcomb (Pasadena Plumbing Inc., St. Petersburg, Fla.)

    First Place, Trane/PHCC HVAC Contractor of the Year – James Eichman (Empire Plumbing, Heating, A/C & Electrical, Huntington Beach, Calif.)
    Runner-up – Lorrie Gore (Gundlach Plumbing & Heating Co., Richmond, Va.)

    AEC Spectrum – the late Jory Isakson (Minnesota PHCC executive director)

    Legislative Award – Jo Wagner (CTO Inc., Harlingen, Texas)

Auxiliary Awards

Robert M. Cox Humanitarian Award
    Image Award 1st Place (3-20 members) – PHCC of New Orleans, Louisiana Auxiliary

    Image Award 2nd Place (3-20 members) – PHCC of Lincoln, Nebraska Auxiliary

    Image Award 1st Place (21-40 members) – PHCC of Nebraska Auxiliary

    Recruitment Award 1st Place (3-20 members) – PHCC of Delaware Auxiliary
Larry Dore Award – Member of the Year
    Winner – Corinne Riley of the PHCC of Rhode Island Auxiliary
    Runner-up – Marlene Bouwens of the PHCC of Lincoln, Nebraska Auxiliary
3 D Award, sponsored by Copper Development
    Winner – Joan Schmitz (Waukesha, Wis.)