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HCA Welcomes its New President, Mark Boyer.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015  
Posted by: Jeff Nielsen
December 2015 Cover Story

HCA Welcomes its New President, Mark Boyer.

The Houston Contractors Association celebrated the beginning of its 60th year as an association with a new President, Mark Boyer, President of Boyer, Inc.  “It is an honor to be a part of this group and I am humbled to be the president of such a great group of professionals.  Our membership is one that I am extremely proud to represent, and I will strive to represent the members of HCA to the best of my ability.” stated Mr. Boyer.  Mark, along with five new Board Members, were sworn into office at the annual HCA Christmas Dinner & Dance on December 11th.  During his remarks Mark thanked his friends, family and gave a special recognition to Brandon Schweitzer, who passed away earlier in the year, and his family stating that “I know his integrity and he would have contributed greatly to our industry.”

Mark took a moment to congratulate the other incoming Board Members on their election and thanked the out-going members for their dedication and service over the past two years.  The new Board Members sworn in at the Christmas gala were; Gregg Reyes with Reytec Construction Resources who will serve at the Vice President /Treasurer.  The new board members include Jim Winter with Double Oak Construction, Anthony Colombo with Main Lane Industries, Brian Conrad with Conrad Construction, and Robert Pike with Bay Oil.  David Boehm was sworn in as Director Emeritus which is a one year term.  The other board members will serve a two year term.

A highlight of the Christmas party again this year was the auction.  This year’s auction was very successful and had something to offer for everyone.  HCA would like to thank everyone who was generous enough to donate items to the auction.  As a quick recap of who won the bidding; Scott Smith with Waukesha-Pearce Inc. won the Redneck Country Club membership.  Gregg Reyes with Reytec Construction won the Houstonian Bed and Breakfast.  Bob Nelson with ACT Pipe & Supply won a week’s stay at the Lake Travis Condo donated by Jerdon Enterprises.  Mark Boyer with Boyer, Inc. and Alan McVicker with Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers both won a Matagorda Bay fishing trip for four donated by AAA Asphalt Paving.  Mark Boyer with Boyer Inc. and Bob Nelson with ACT Pipe and Supply both won a skeet shoot package for 15 donated by Mustang Cat.  Ken Rickett with Mustang Cat and Ben Westcott with Andrews Myers, PC both won a wine tasting for eight donated by Boyer, Inc.  Laurie Boyer with Boyer, Inc. and Harris County Judge, Ed Emmett both won a dinner for fourteen donated by C.E. Barker Ltd.  Gregg Reyes with Reytec Construction won the deep sea fishing trip for four donated by AAA Asphalt Paving.  Randall Hyatt with HD Supply Waterworks won a night vision hog hunt for two donated by AAA Asphalt Paving.  Mark Boyer with Boyer, Inc. won a turkey hunt for four with shotgun donated by ACT Pipe & Supply.  Craig Drachman with Associated Steel Fabricators won the quail hunt for four donated by Inflight Outfitters/Triple B Services.  Dale Novack, a guest of C.E. Barker Ltd. won the whitetail deer hunt for four with shotgun donated by ACT Pipe & Supply.  Rusty Moffitt with Moffitt Caswell Southern Trucking and Mark Boyer with Boyer, Inc. both won the five day stay at the Mt. Crested Butte vacation home donated by Reytec Construction.  Anthony Colombo with MC2 won the seven day stay at the Puerto Vallarta beach house donated by Moffitt Services & Moffitt Caswell Southern Trucking.  Bryan Monk with Equipment Depot was the big winner taking home the grand prize, the salmon fishing trip for two in British Columbia Canada, donated by Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers.   Again thank you to our donors and to our bidders that have made this a high point in the Christmas event.

This year’s Christmas Party was yet again, another outstanding success.  The HCA Board of Director’s and staff would like to thank all of our members that attended.  This year HCA added an additional $5.00 to the ticket price as a per person donation to the Toys for Tots Foundation in honor of Brandon Schweitzer.

I also would like to recognize the efforts of Sherry Barker and Laurie Boyer for all of their hard work on the Christmas party.  A special thanks goes out to Mustang Cat, ACT Pipe and Supply, Doggett Heavy Machinery Services, Waukesha-Pearce Industries and Cherry Companies for being our Christmas Event and Diamond level sponsors this year.  A big thank you also goes out to our volunteer auctioneers from Ritchie Brothers for working the auction and to all of our drink sponsors.