Upcoming Chapter Events
SSPC Members, please join our local chapters for their annual golf events! This is the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of friends and colleagues, along with a little bit of friendly competition. There will be prizes, giveaways and great food as well!
August 9, 2018
SSPC North Central Region Golf Tournament
Registration 10:00 a.m.; Shotgun start 11:00 a.m.
Crystal Lake Golf Club
16725 Innsbruck, Drive, Lakeville, MN 55044
18 Holes, Best Ball
Contact John Sierzega at 708-935-4519 or email John.firstname.lastname@example.org
August 23, 2018
SSPC Midwest Chapter 2018 Golf Classic
Shotgun Start, 9:00 a.m.
Silver Lake Country Club, 14700 S 82nd Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462
You can register by clicking here
Contact Dan Hendrick at 708-417-0889 or email email@example.com
October 12, 2018
SSPC Gulf Coast Chapter 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
The Atchafalaya Golf Course, 400 Cotton Road, Patterson, LA, 70392
Contact Richard Broussard at 337-277-5417 for more information
Other Chapter Events
Please join our Gulf Coast Chapter for their inaugural Painter’s Competition
September 15, 2018
Contact Matt Reilly at 713-201-7253 for more information
Interested in starting a chapter?
We have had interest in starting chapters in Austin, TX, Blue Bell, PA, Quebec and right here in Pittsburgh, PA. If anyone has an interest in participating in a local chapter in this area, or elsewhere, please contact Terry Sowers, Senior Member Services Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-281-2331 x 219.
SSPC International Chapters
As part of our strategic initiative to expand globally, SSPC has established 4 chapters in Central and South America and has seen renewed activity in our chapters in the Asia Pacific Area.
The Panama Chapter was granted a charter in 2017, the Brazil and Peru chapters in January 2018, and at our recent board meeting in May, the Ecuador Chapter was approved. Along with a group of dedicated volunteers in Latin America, we have begun translating our standards and courses into universal Spanish and hope to create a section of the SSPC website to support our Latin American Members. Watch for more information!
In the Asia Pacific area, our first international chapter, the SSPC China Chapter, which was started in 2007, is in the process or reorganizing. SSPC Executive Director, Bill Worms, and Jennifer Merck, Director of Training and Certification travelled to China in May to meet with a group of enthusiastic volunteers who will help complete the reorganization. The reorganization efforts are being coordinated by Dejin (Mars) Feng of the Rader Coating Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd who is also one of SSPC’s training licensees.
The Philippines chapter recently held an event celebrating their 8th anniversary. The event, which was attended by about 40 participants, showcased technical presentations and a ceremony commemorating the start of the chapter. SSPC Business Development Specialist, Eric Piotrowski, and members of the SSPC Asia Pacific Advisory Council, Boyet Pangan, who is also the Philippine chapter chair and Aaron Williams, who is the chair of the advisory council, were in attendance to support the chapter.
We thank all of the volunteers who help to make our chapters successful. Without their efforts, chapters would not be possible.
Please click here to visit the SSPC website for information on all of our chapters!