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HRUHCA Announces the election of New Officers and Board Members

President: Chris Safrit, Trident Civil

Vice-President: Lee White,  

Draper Aden Associates

Secretary: Rob Hicks, Eure Inc.

Treasurer: Bill Witt,

WB&E Construction, Inc.

President-Elect: Andy Lerner,

Peninsula Paving, Inc.

Immediate Past-President:

John Saintsing,

Tri-State Utilities

Board Members:

Brad Fussell,

Gaston Brothers Utilities, LLC

Mark Massie, Branscome Inc.

Brian Evans, E.V. Williams Inc.

Amy T. McClure,

Crenshaw,Ware & Martin P.L.C

Jonathan Holt, Allan Myers

Jack Rephan: General Counsel

Pender & Coward, P.C.

DAA and Altavian collaborated to conduct an aerial survey for

Faulconer Construction

Final VUHCC 2017 Legislative Report

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Did you know that every HRUHCA/VDOT work zone certification training class also includes flagging certification?

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2019 Scholarship 


2019 Board of Directors


Jonathan Holt - Allan Myers

Vice President

Lee White - Draper Aden Associates


Rob Hicks - Eure Inc.


Bill Witt - WB&E Construction, Inc.

President Elect

Andrew Bagby - Branscome, Inc.

Immediate Past President

Andy Lerner - Peninsula Paving Inc.

Board Members

Brad Fussell - Gaston Brothers Utilities

John Saintsing - Tri-State Utilities

Chris Safrit - Trident Civil

Mary Ann Clark - Luck Stone Corporation

Mike McGourty - T.A. Sheets General Contractors

General Counsel

Jack Rephan - Pender & Coward, P.C.


     VUHCC 2018

 Legislative Report 



Spring Class

Tidewater Community College (TCC) is now accepting registrations for the upcoming Pipelayer Training Program offered in partnership with the Hampton Roads Utility & Heavy Contractors Association (HRUCHA).


Initial Course details:


Start Date:        * July 10, 2018

Location:           727 Mt. Vernon Ave., Portsmouth, VA

Schedule:          Classes held two nights per week –                                         Tuesday/Thursday

                           2.5 hours per class, 5:00 – 7:30 pm

One Saturday class meeting per month for 5.0 hours,                                  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Content:          NCCER Core

                         NCCER Pipelayer Level 1

Cost:                  $2,400 per student ***


*** Grant funding may be available through Opportunity Inc. for qualified employers to offset employee training costs for the Pipelayer Training Program.  The Hampton Roads Incumbent Worker Innovation Program can reimburse between 50% - 90% of training costs for employees of companies with fewer than 250 employees.

Additional Incumbent Worker Innovation Program qualifying criteria include: Basic Employer Eligibility Requirements


Have a Companywide Workforce of no more than 250 employees. Have a justifiable need for the IWT services funded under the Grant.

Has operated within the Hampton Roads Region for a least twelve (12) consecutive months. Current on all Virginia and local tax obligations.

Has a valid FEIN/IRS Identification Number.

Completion of an IWT Pre-Award Review/Application Form


Basic Employee Eligibility Requirements


Be at least Eighteen (18) Years of Age.

Be a Citizen of the United States or a Non-Citizen with the Right to Work. Be compliant with the Military Selective Service Act (MSSA).

Need training in order to support continued employment or to increase skill sets in order to meet the needs of new or expanded job requirements, as determined by the employer. Have been a full-time, non-temporary employee with the employer for at least six (6) consecutive months.


If eligible, TCC will work with each company and Opportunity Inc. in order to gain approval for funding prior to the start of training. Additional funding sources may also be available for companies not meeting the above criteria.

All companies interested in the training are encouraged to respond.


Companies with employees for the Pipelayer Training Program should provide the following by Feb. 21st, 2018:


Company Name

Point of Contact

# of employees

Student Names


TCC will contact the identified POC to begin arranging for student registrations and facilitate the grant application process for eligible companies.





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