ASA Members Elect Barker to Serve as Its New President

Barker noted that her term would be dedicated to the theme “Build It Bigger,” the subject of a new, comprehensive ASA membership drive.

📅   Wed April 15, 2015 - National Edition
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Members of the American Subcontractors Association elected Letitia “Tish” Haley Barker to serve as the 2015-16 ASA president.
Members of the American Subcontractors Association elected Letitia “Tish” Haley Barker to serve as the 2015-16 ASA president.

Members of the American Subcontractors Association elected Letitia “Tish” Haley Barker to serve as the 2015-16 ASA president. Barker is president of the Dallas-based company, Haley-Greer Inc., one of the largest curtain wall contractors in the United States.

“I am honored and humbled to be chosen as your next president. Thank you all for your confidence,” she said in her acceptance speech on March 28 during ASA’s annual business meeting, held in conjunction with the ASA annual convention, SUBExcel 2015, in Seattle. “It is always an honor to lead and sometimes a scary proposition. You always have huge shoes to fill and this year is no different for me. Brian Johnson and the other past presidents before him have left a legacy of passion, sincerity, as well as success, and now I hope to continue down that same path.”

Barker noted that her term would be dedicated to the theme “Build It Bigger,” the subject of a new, comprehensive ASA membership drive. Barker currently serves as the 2014-15 ASA vice president. She was originally appointed to fill a vacancy on the ASA board of directors in 2010. She also has served as a member of ASA’s chapter leadership council.

Barker has been a leader in the ASA-North Texas Chapter for several years. She served as ASA-NTC president in 2008-09 and remains on the chapter’s board of directors. She previously served as chair of the ASA-NTC’s GC Awards Night Committee and is active on the government affairs committee. Barker will take office as ASA president on July 1, 2015. She succeeds 2014-15 ASA President Brian Johnson, Soil Consultants, Charleston, S.C.

ASA members also elected Robert Abney, F.L. Crane & Sons Inc., Southaven, Miss., to serve as 2015-16 ASA vice president; Jeff Banker, Banker Insulation, Chandler, Ariz., to serve as 2015-16 ASA treasurer; and Courtney Little, ACE Glass Construction Corporation, Little Rock, Ark., to serve as 2015-16 ASA secretary. Their terms also all begin on July 1.

For more information, visit www.asaonline.com.