CCO Elects Directors, Officers for 2022/2023

The Board of Directors of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (CCO) is pleased to announce the industry leaders who will serve CCO during 2022–2023.

NCCCO board of directorsThe Board of Directors elected the following individuals to officer positions for one-year terms effective July 1, 2022:

Elected to the office of President is Pete Laux, Kiewit CorporatiNCCCon, Omaha, NE, who has been a member of the Board since 2011 and previously served as Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer.

Elected to the office of Vice President is Stephanie Wood, Terex Cranes, Nicholasville, KY. Wood has been a member of the Board since 2019 and previously served as Secretary/Treasurer.

Elected to the office of Secretary/Treasurer is Mike Heacock, Morrow Equipment Co., LLC, Salem OR. This is the first officer position for Heacock, who has been a member of the Board since 2021.

Following the retirement from the Board of Kerry Hulse, Retired from Deep South Crane & Rigging, Fulshear, TX, Tim Watters, Hoffman Equipment, CO. Piscataway, NJ assumes the position of Immediate Past President.

Newly elected to join the Board for three-year terms are Mike Heacock and Beth O’Quinn, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association, Fairfax, VA.

Reelected to serve in her second term is Stephanie Wood.

Other members serving the Board are: William (Bill) Davis (Zurich Services Corp., Richmond, VA), Douglas LaCroix (Cianbro Equipment, Pittsfield, ME), Christopher Treml (IOUE, Washington, DC) and Ellis Vliet (Retired, Bengal Crane & Rigging, Prairieville, LA). Vliet also continues to serve the Board in the capacity of Chairman, Commissioners.