The Connection
February 5, 2019
Association News

Judaline Cassidy Set as Closing Brunch Keynote Speaker

Judaline was one of the very first women accepted into Plumbers Local Union 371 Staten Island New York, and the first woman elected to the Examining Board of Plumbers Local Union No One. With her guidance, fortitude and determination she ushered in the first Women's Committee within her Union of which she's the President. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Women’s Building NYC. In June of  2017 she established the nonprofit Tools & Tiaras Inc. The organization's primary goals are threefold: Expose, Inspire and Mentor young girls and women about the highly lucrative field of construction. She's been featured at the 2017 Makers Conference, Megan Kelley Show and BBC's The Conversation.

We're proud to have Judaline join our roster along with our Keynote Luncheon Speaker Major MJ Hegar to make this Annual Conference a POWERful event! 

Early Bird registration begins March 1. More details will be coming soon. 

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Change Your Profile Pic to Promote WIC Week 

Profile picture frames are an easy way to show your support for WIC Week. Let’s POWER up Facebook to raise awareness for our upcoming  WIC Week! Share it with all your friends and co-workers. Encourage them to help find those ladies that haven't heard about NAWIC and all the benefits of membership. It may very well gain some new members! 

Here’s the link -

If the link doesn’t work for you, you can also add it by clicking on your profile picture to ‘Update,’ then choose ‘Add Frame,’ then you can search for "Women in Construction Week 2019." 

A big THANK YOU to Tania Bowman of Dean Snyder Construction for helping get the word out with this cool new frame option on the Facebook platform. See her picture above. 

WIC Week Posters are SOLD OUT

Just like that, the posters are all gone! No need to fret, pins are still available but just like those posters, supplies are limited and will be gone before you know it. Contact Lori Wagner at the National office to order your's before it's too late! 

Education / Training



Trenching and Excavation OSHA Training

Join the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers® & OSHA Region 6 as they offer a free video presentation on trenching and excavation safety. The one-hour video will be available for viewing starting on Feb. 18. It will provide guidance on how to prevent fatalities and injuries from common hazards in trenching and excavation. Register online to receive the link at:

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Industry Update

Regional contractors with technical savvy could be tapped for more smaller projects that support the internet of things, says DPR's Tom Maples.
An updated look at the health of the construction industry via construction spending, construction employment, construction starts, the RLB Crane Index and the Architecture Billings Index.
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Feb 2019
Join us for the 5th webinar in the Director’s Training Series as we discuss what Director-Elects can start doing now and after the election to have a smooth transition onto the NAWIC Board of Directors and help prepare themselves for the 2 year term ahead.
Feb 2019
Feb 2019
Feb 2019
OSHA Region 6 and OSHA Education Centers in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, are offering a free video presentation on trenching and excavation safety. The one-hour video will be available for viewing starting on February 18, 2019. It will provide guidance on how to prevent fatalities and injuries from common hazards in trenching and excavation.
Mar 2019
The focus of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. WIC Week also provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the country to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize the growing role of women in the industry.It is also a time for local chapters to give back to their communities.