PCCP Advisory Committee

AMPP Accreditation Program committee meeting

2021 Meeting | February 25, 2021

Program Committee Members and Staff were announced.

Program Committee Members

  • Connor McManus – Chair Accreditation Program Committee
  • Kevin LaRue – Vice Chair Accreditation Program Committee
  • Stephen Adams
  • Michael Baase
  • Brooke Divan
  • Jeffrey Ekdahl
  • Abul Faisal
  • Tom Frederic
  • Richard Kelly
  • Rick Matthews
  • Michelle Mercado
  • Dinh Nguyen Gia
  • Nancy Pescinski
  • Maged Shams
  • Jesus Vidal

Subcommittee Chairs

  • Jeff Theo
  • Matthew Mills
  • Heather Gilmer
  • Rich Capalupo

Program Committee Staff

  • Helena Seelinger – AMPP Executive Director
  • Keenan Loubser – Staff Representative (Senior Director Certification and Accreditation)
  • Dave Evans – Manager, QP Program
  • Jessica Gonzales – Staff representative

Advisory committee meeting minutes

2019 Meeting
February 13, 2019 | Orlando, FL

2018 Meeting
January 17, 2018 | New Orleans, LA

August 2015 DAC revision

The Disciplinary Action Criteria was updated in August 2015 with the following editorial clarifications:

  • The definition of affiliated company has been clarified in the note at the bottom of page 5.
  • The language about the informal conference has changed in Part V, Section G on page 7.
  • The language about Termination under Severe Critical Faults on the Table of Disciplinary Actions on page 11 has been clarified.
  • The note at the bottom of the Table of Disciplinary Actions on page 11 has been updated.

Download the revised DAC here

Latest contractor news

Contractor News is now available via the SSPC CoatingsConnect newsletter which is published quarterly online. Please access the newsletter via the link below.

Advisory committee CAS information

The periodic 5-year review and revision of The SSPC/NACE Joint Applicator Certification Standard (SSPC-ACS 1/NACE No. 13) “Industrial Coating and Lining Application Specialist Qualification and Certification,” is underway. This standard provides criteria for the education, training, experience, knowledge, and skills required by an Application Specialist to prepare and apply protective coatings to steel and concrete surfaces of complex industrial structures. This standard may be used for certification of Application Specialists for other substrates or conditions, as considered appropriate by facility owners, contractors, or certifying agencies. It is the basis for SSPC’s CAS program.

Draft revisions to this standard are being prepared by a joint task group comprised of SSPC and NACE members. The proposed revisions will be balloted to consensus committees within NACE and SSPC. If you are interested in joining the SSPC committee reviewing this standard, please contact Aimée Beggs, SSPC Standards Development Specialist at 412.288.6042 or email aimee.beggs@ampp.org.

SSPC QP Programs Brochure
An illustrated, full-color 8-page brochure that talks about the SSPC QP programs and how they benefit owners and contractors.

SSPC QP Programs Summary
A single page that lists and describes the SSPC QP programs and the advantages of hiring SSPC certified companies.


Current PCCP Advisory Committee Members

Richard Capolupo
Prime Coatings Inc.

Bob Cohan
Atlas Painting & Sheeting

Steven E. Smith
Superior Maintenance Co.

Robert Belisle
JW Egan Painting

Steve Cogswell
BAE Systems

Bruce Henley
Brock Enterprises

Don Holle
Abhe & Svoboda

Anthony Kavouris
Atlantic Painting Company

Sergio Flores
Cor-Ray Painting

Gabe Gonzales
Vigor Industrial

Gary Manous
Atsalis Bros Painting

Barry McCoy
Surface Technologies

Brad Wildner
Intech Contracting, LLC.

James Taylor
Newport News Shipbuilding

Rick Smith
Wheelblast, Inc.

Reagan Sabelhaus
Sabelhaus West

Sam Scaturro
Alpine Painting & Sandblasting Contractors

Scott Roystan
Modern Protective Coatings

Les Phillips
Phillips Industrial Service


Owners

Tom Schwerdt
Texas DOT

Brooke Divan
US Army Corps of Engineers

Michael Hewins
MassDOT

Ken Jaros
NJ American Water


Consultants

Bill Campbell
Campbell Consulting Service

Tony Serdenes
Gannett Fleming

Mitch Blum
MB Environmental Consulting


Suppliers

Bob Murphy
Sherwin Williams


FTI Apprenticeship/Training IUPAT

Robert Porto
Finishing Trades Institute


Union / Labor

Angelo Serse
IUPAT


SSPC – Ex Officio

John Whalen
SSPC Director of Technical Services

Henry Arato
SSPC QP Certification Program Manager