Dan Heath, Product Support Manager for American Augers and Trencor, has been elected President of the Great Lakes Trenchless Association (GTLA) at the annual membership meeting and Miss Dig/GLTA Conference March 15-16, 2018.
Heath has been with American Augers since January 2007. His qualifications for the position, which is served in two-year terms, include five years as an active GLTA member and four years serving on the GLTA Board, all four of which he also served as a Manufacturer’s Representative for the Board of Directors.
Accepting the position, Heath said, “One of my primary focuses as acting president for the GLTA will be to put a spotlight on our industry as a viable option for future employment. The GLTA has a good mix of contractors and Equipment Manufacturers, all of which need good quality employees.”
Heath will be the first non-contractor president of the contractor-focused organization.
“I will be bringing a new perspective to the job as I gain greater insight into the needs and concerns of the industry’s contractors and end users.”
The GLTA serves contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and anyone connected to trenchless construction in all of the Great Lakes states as well as the province of Ontario, Canada.
American Augers/Trencor is second-to-none in underground construction equipment consisting of Auger Boring Machines, Maxi-Rig & Mid-Size Directional Drills, Mud Pumps & Cleaning Systems, and Trencor Trenchers & Surface Miners. Proudly built in the USA, American Augers/Trencor is synonymous with quality and durability all backed by 24/7 worldwide service and support. American Augers is a member of the family of companies that comprise Charles Machine Works. Each focused on meeting the needs of the underground construction industry, they include Ditch Witch®, Subsite® Electronics, DW/TXS®, HammerHead®, Radius® HDD, American Augers®, Trencor® and MTI® Equipment.