Movers & Shakers

Movers & Shakers

California: CHSWC Commissioner Shelley Kessler Reappointed by Speaker of AssemblyCalifornia: CHSWC Commissioner Shelley Kessler Reappointed by Speaker of Assembly

Oakland, California – The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) recently announced the reappointment of Shelley Kessler to the Commission. Kessler is a former Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the San Mateo County Central Labor Council which represents 110 affiliated local unions and over 70,000 working member families. She worked at the Labor Council for 31 years, first as the political director and subsequently as the head of the organization until her retirement. During that time, she was also a Vice-President of the California State Labor Federation. She is a 37-year member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. She joined the boards of the Santa Clara Center for Occupational Safety and Health, Worksafe and later the advisory boards of both Cal/OSHA and the Labor Occupational Health Program at UC Berkeley in order to pursue her concerns for worker protections. Source: State of California Department of Industrial Relations/San Mateo County Central Labor Council & Building and Construction Trades Council of San Mateo County


Texas: McCarthy Promotes Al Gomez to Vice President, Operations Houston DivisionTexas: McCarthy Promotes Al Gomez to Vice President, Operations Houston Division

Dallas, Texas – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Southern Region has promoted Al Gomez to vice president, operations of the Houston division. Gomez is responsible for integrating McCarthy’s various departments, while leading management and operations on all projects. Gomez has worked with McCarthy for more than 14 years. Originally hired as a project engineer in McCarthy’s central division, Gomez focused mostly on major healthcare and research projects. He relocated to Houston in 2011 where he continued his focus and worked on major projects including Texas Children’s Hospital, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and CHRISTUS Spohn Health System. Gomez is a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Houston and he is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and Fed-OSHA. Source: PR*Urgent/Dala Communications/LinkedIn


Texas: Power Temp Systems, Inc. Opens Orlando Sales Office with Addition of Ken Garcia, SE Region Sales ManagerTexas: Power Temp Systems, Inc. Opens Orlando Sales Office with Addition of Ken Garcia, SE Region Sales Manager

Houston, Texas – Power Temp Systems, Inc. recently announced the next phase of its expansion with the addition of Ken Garcia as SE Region Sales Manager. Mr. Garcia is based out of Orlando, Florida, expanding Power Temp Systems’ footprint to three states: Texas, Louisiana and now Florida. Ken joins Power Temp Systems with 17 years of experience in the sale and rental of temporary power equipment. His experience working for some of the largest equipment rental companies in the US has provided him with a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by electrical contractors, facility managers, and equipment rental companies. Source: PRWeb/CISION


Andrew Wilson to Discuss Telemedicine Compliance at April Healthcare Compliance SymposiumAndrew Wilson to Discuss Telemedicine Compliance at April Healthcare Compliance Symposium

Wilmington, Delaware – Attorney and legislative specialist Andrew B. Wilson, a member of the Morris James LLP Healthcare Law and Government Relations Groups, will serve as the Distinguished Speaker at the 2nd Annual Healthcare Compliance Symposium. Mr. Wilson has worked as Counsel and Policy Analyst to members of the New York State Senate. He produced legislation, committee reports, and staffed press conferences on a weekly basis, addressing time-sensitive public policy issues. Mr. Wilson’s practice focuses on a range of healthcare issues such as licensing questions, regulatory compliance, and how to innovate using tools such as telehealth. The full-day event will be held April 4 at the Delaware Law School and will include continental breakfast, lunch, and multiple opportunities for continuing education credits. Source: PRWeb/CISION/Morris James


 Hawaii: Governor Ige Announces New Public Safety Department AppointmentsHawaii: Governor Ige Announces New Public Safety Department Appointments

Honolulu, Hawaii – Gov. David Ige announced the appointment of veteran deputy general Maria Cook as the Department of Public Safety deputy director for administration. Cook was scheduled to begin her new position on February 1. Cook has 20 years of experience working in the Department of the Attorney General, representing the interests of the state’s Executive, Legislative, Judiciary, and other state agencies in all employment and labor matters. Cook has a wide range of experience in public employment and labor matters, including civil litigation and related appeals, agency appeals, workers’ compensation, and collective bargaining. Source: Maui Now