Southeast HVAC News
New PHCC Chapter Organized
in South Carolina.
Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce the
formation of the first PHCC-affiliated state chapter in South
Officially chartered in September 2015 as a PHCC-affiliated
association in South Carolina, the chapter has elected officers,
identified event goals for 2016 and established a recruiting
strategy to bring on new members to the organization. The national
PHCC office will provide administrative support until full services
are established at the state level.
The South Carolina chapter will focus on providing these key
benefits of membership: education, a voice in the national and state
political arena and peer groups/networking. Planning is in progress
for education and networking events in 2016, including attendance at
PHCC’s national Legislative Conference, May 18 and 19 in Washington,
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"We are excited to
welcome the PHCC of South Carolina into the PHCC family,” said
PHCC President Chip Greene, Greene & Associates, Macon, Ga.
“We’re working with local members and industry partners to
establish a strong state affiliate to give contractors easy
access to the education, training, regulatory and legislative
support that can put them a step ahead of the competition.
Thanks to a combined effort, this chapter is becoming a
During the initial organizational meeting held in August,
Steering Committee Member Tom Wilbert, Carolina Cool, Inc.,
Myrtle Beach, S.C. stated to his fellow organizers, “We made
history today, and should all be proud that we’re building a
better future for our industry and the citizens of South
Carolina.” The meeting was sponsored by A.O. Smith, with support
also provided by Hughes Supply, Ferguson Supply and
Chapter officers include: President—Gary Goodwin, Twin Systems,
LLC, Aiken, S.C., president; Vice President—Joe Miller, AAA
Accurate Backflow Testing & Repair, LLC, Lexington, S.C.;
Secretary—Anja Smith, All Clear Plumbing, Greenville, S.C.;
Treasurer—Tom Wilbert, Carolina Cool, Inc., Myrtle Beach, S.C.;
Directors at Large—Chris Corley, Corley Plumbing Air Electric,
Greenville, S.C.; Justin Goodwin, Twin Systems, LLC, Aiken,
S.C.; Associate Directors at Large—Jason Brantley,
Weeks-William-Devore, Matthews, N.C.; and Jodi Thomason, Hughes
Supply, Aiken, S.C.
For information on all PHCC provides to contractors across North
click here. If you’re interested in learning more about how
to join the new South Carolina chapter, contact
Information about upcoming educational programs coming soon!