Written by IAPMO 2:58 pm Industry News

Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of California (CAPHCC) Welcomes Whitney Squire as New CEO and Appoints Her at December Board Meeting

Sacramento — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of California (CAPHCC) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Whitney Squire as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With a profound wealth of knowledge and experience in the trades, Ms. Squire is set to lead CAPHCC into a new era of innovation, growth, and unity.

Whitney Squire brings two decades of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, making her a perfect fit to steer the organization toward unprecedented success. Her extensive background in strategic planning, industry advocacy, and fostering collaborative partnerships has positioned her as a respected figure in the field.

Ms. Squire expressed her enthusiasm about the appointment at CAPHCC, stating, “I am honored to lead such a prestigious organization like CAPHCC. The plumbing, heating, and cooling industry plays a crucial role in our communities, and I am committed to advancing the interests of our members and ensuring their continued success. Together, we will navigate the evolving landscape of our industry and build a future marked by unity and passion.” As we move into 2024, CAPHCC anticipates a period of renewed energy and collaboration under Sarah Wood’s Presidency and Whitney Squire’s leadership. The organization remains dedicated to serving its members, promoting excellence in the industry, and advocating for the interests of plumbing, heating, and cooling professionals throughout California.

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association is the nation’s oldest trade association, founded in 1883 by plumbing craftsmen seeking to distinguish themselves as experts and share best practices to improve the industry and protect the health and safety of the public. The PHCC of California chapter was founded in 1900, and for the past 122 years has been instrumental in training the workforce, elevating the industry, and connecting plumbing-heating-cooling professionals. Our motto is ‘Best People. Best Practices’, representing contractors ranging from single truck owner/operators to large commercial contractors, all committed to furthering PHCC’s mission statement:

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association is dedicated to the advancement and education of the plumbing and HVACR industry for the health, safety, and comfort of society and the protection of the environment. Visit www.caphcc.org to learn more.


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Last modified: December 13, 2023