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Committees

The following list comprises the 2018 Master Plumbers Council of the City of New York Committee Chairperson(s). For more information, contact the NYCMPC.

Audit Committee

Responsible for the monitoring of all financing.

Members
John Sideris, John J. Sideris, Inc.
Chairman

Bylaws

Thoroughly review Bylaws and make recommendations to Board of Directors, with respect to updates and modifications. With the Political Action Committe, communicate with corporate counsel, as necessary, for clarification and achievement of a greater understanding of the Bylaws, along with any applicable legal implications. Communicate with Board, as necessary, to ensure Board's understanding and adherence of Bylaws.

Members
Pat Sementa, Pat Sementa Plumbing, Heating & Cooling
Chairman

Michael Loise, M & S Mechanical Inc.
Tony Caiazzo, J Caiazzo Plumbing & Heating Corp

Construction Codes Revision Committee

Members
Darren Lundin, Kew-Forest Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Edwin Vazquez, Metro Plumbing & Heating

Construction Trades License Training Corp - Liaisons

Members
Michael Loise, M & S Mechanical Inc.
Chairman

Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.
John Sideris, John J. Sideris, Inc.

DOE Committee

Work with the DOE to get new students from trade schools hired by members of the MPC. Provide feedback and suggestions to the DOE and to the schools in regards to their plumbing programs and preparing their students for the industry.

Members
Edwin Vazquez, Metro Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Harris Clark, Sanitary Plumbing & Heating
Richie Bonelli, Jr., Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating

Education

In charge of organizing and scheduling all educational classes for members and their employees.

Members
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Ethics

The primary purpose of this committee is to address any reports or concerns regarding the ethical behavior of the membership of the Master Plumbers Council of the City of New York. Behavior that would be considered unethical would be behavior that is contrary or in opposition to our current Code of Ethics of the Membership of the Master Plumbers Council.

Members
Michael Loise, M & S Mechanical Inc.
Chairman

Finance Committee

Review/make recommendations for annual budget; review/make recommendations for annual audit; review/make recommendations for investments; do financial forecasting and make recommendations; approve the appointment of the auditor

Members
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Timothy Donohue, Weiss Plumbing
Vincent Tavella, Tavella Plumbing & Heating
Bernard Allaire, Byrne & Son Inc.

Fire Suppression

Keep apprised of any change in code or legislation concerning fire standpipe or sprinkler systems covered under the NYC LMP's license. Report any proposed changes or actual change to the Board of Directors.

Members
Timothy Donohue, Weiss Plumbing
Chairman

Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Robert Bellini, Varsity Plumbing & Heating
Edwin Vazquez, Metro Plumbing & Heating

Foundation Liaison

Members
Darren Lundin, Kew-Forest Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Chairman

Fundraising

Review/make recommendations for ways association can raise extra funds to support scholarships and other programs.

Members
Vincent Tavella, Tavella Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Bernard Allaire, Byrne & Son Inc.

Good & Welfare

Ensure proper communicate to membership, with respect to illnesses and/or the passing of members (including family members of members), sending notices, flowers or donations, as applicable.

Members
John DeLillo, Jr., Master Plumbers Council
Chairman

Governance - Executive Committee (MPC - Executive Board)

Agenda for Board meetings; Board development; Evaluation processes for Board and Executive Director; Oversight of goals, board directives and strategic plan

Members
George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Chairman

Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating
Timothy Donohue, Weiss Plumbing
Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.

Labor/Safety/ Insurance

Keep abreast of labor legislation, local and national competing collective bargaining agreements, meet with organized labor at the discretion of the Board. Arrange meetings with industry safety experts, obtain pertinent knowledge regarding industry safety/insurance changes and requirements. Provide ongoing research regarding MPC insurance requirements and meet with appropriate industry experts, as required. Provide Board with recommendations.

Members
Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.
Chairman

Michael Loise, M & S Mechanical Inc.

Local 1 Liaison

Members
Timothy Donohue, Weiss Plumbing
Chairman

Mechanical Code Committee

Members
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating

Membership

Research, develop and implement strategies and policies concerning recruitment and retention of members, including affiliates.

Members
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Paul Nodell
Jesse Skinner, Skinner Plumbing & Heating Corp.

Newsletter

Assist the Executive Director with newsletters. Provide insight as to the types of articles members would be interested in and occasionally draft articles

Members
George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Chairman

Johnathan Clark, Sanitary Plumbing & Heating
Darren Lundin, Kew-Forest Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Next Generation

This committee works to prepare the next generation of our inudstry to assume the role of future leaders of their comapnies and our association,

Members
Johnathan Clark, Sanitary Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

Harris Clark, Sanitary Plumbing & Heating

Nominating Committee

Solicits and reviews nominations for the MPC Board of Directors; Prepares a slate of suitable candidates for Board approval

Members
George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Chairman

James DeMaria, Crestwood Mechanical
John Martin, Valley Construction Services, Inc.
Robert McManus, McManus Mechanical Maintenance P&H, Inc.

NYC DEP Sub-Ops

Required to meet to discuss issues related to DEP as needed. Committee to attend DEP meetings as they are scheduled. May require drafting of proposed changes.

Members
John Sideris, John J. Sideris, Inc.
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating

NYC DOB Master Plumber and Master Fire Suppression License Board

Members
Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Robert Bellini, Varsity Plumbing & Heating

NYC DOB Sub-Ops

Members
Tony Caiazzo, J Caiazzo Plumbing & Heating Corp
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Darren Lundin, Kew-Forest Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

NYC DOT Sub-ops

Required to meet to discuss issues related to DOT as needed. Committee to attend DOT meetings as they are scheduled. May require drafting of proposed changes.

Members
David Balkan, Joseph L. Balkan, Inc.
Chairman

Tony Caiazzo, J Caiazzo Plumbing & Heating Corp

Plumbing Committee

Members
George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC
Leonard Williams, McCready & Rice Plumbing, Inc.
Robert Bellini, Varsity Plumbing & Heating

Political Action Committee (formerly Government Affairs Ctte)

Monitor all local, state and federal codes and regulations and legislative issues affecting the NYC plumbing community. Be a part of the planning process, interpretation and implementation of all local and state codes and regulations. Alert the MPC membership of any and all legislative issues affecting the plumbing community. Work with the Tradeshow Committee to plan and execute the annual MPC Conference & Trade Show.

Members
Richard Bonelli, Ranshaw Fuel Plumbing & Heating
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC

Scholarship

Oversight of awards and scholarship programs

Members
Robert McManus, McManus Mechanical Maintenance P&H, Inc.
Chairman

Timothy Donohue, Weiss Plumbing
Dan O'Donovan, D.H.P.H. Corp.
Bill Nolan, Bill Nolan Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Special Events

Coordinate with Executive Director to research and book dinner cruise, dinner dance venue(s), and other events, with Board apaproval. Set attendance goals and create budget, marketing and communication plan designed to maximize attendance. Develop and implement strategy to maximize journal revenues from membership, as well as non-membership sources.

Members
John Sideris, John J. Sideris, Inc.
Chairman

Subsurface (Liaison)

Interact with SPANYC and report back to MPC Board and Members as necessary.

Members
David Balkan, Joseph L. Balkan, Inc.
Chairman

Tradeshow

With the Political Action Committee, plan, develop, implement and execute all aspects of the MPC Annual Conference and trade show.

Members
Darren Lundin, Kew-Forest Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Chairman

George Bassolino, III, George Bassolino Plumbing LLC

Utilities

Active Committee required to hold meetings with the Utilities and report back to Board.

Members
Michael Loise, M & S Mechanical Inc.
Chairman

Bernard Allaire, Byrne & Son Inc.
Pat Sementa, Pat Sementa Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

Website

Assist the Executive Director with website design, layout, and information posting. Provide insight as to the changes and updates members would be interested in.

Members
John DeLillo, Jr., Master Plumbers Council
Chairman