Georgia Utility Contractors Association

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) recently elected Michael Corbett, The Corbett Group LLC, Douglasville, Ga., as the 2020-2021 GUCA President at the 2020 GUCA Annual Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Corbett has served on the GUCA Board of Directors as 1st Vice President 2019-2020; 2nd Vice President 2018-2019; Secretary 2017-2018; and Board of Directors 2012-2016.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) has awarded the 2020 Golden Shovel Legislative Service Award to Sen. Butch Miller. Miller has been a friend of the utility construction industry for many years and is a frequent speaker and presenter at GUCA Legislative Awareness Day the that association hosts at the Capitol each year.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) presented Coweta County resident Joe Strack, Strack Inc. , with the GUCA Lifetime Industry Achievement Award of the Year for 2019-2020 at his company in Fairburn, Ga. Gov. Brian Kemp also gave Strack a commendation for his work and this award.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) presented Cherokee County resident Bobby Touhy, Civil Site Services Inc. , with the GUCA Contractor Member of the Year for 2019-2020 at the 2020 GUCA Annual Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Gov.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) presented Cobb County resident Smith Peck, HUB International, with the GUCA Associate Member of the Year for 2019-2020 at the 2020 GUCA Annual Conference in Amelia Island, Fla. Gov. Brian Kemp also gave Peck a commendation for his work and this award.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) presented Spalding County resident Harris Stokes, Crawford Grading & Pipeline Inc. , with the GUCA Committee Chairman of the Year for 2019-2020 at the 2020 GUCA Annual Conference in Amelia Island, Fla.

Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) recognized and awarded the 2019 Golden Pipe Engineering Award to Matt Smith of Carter and Sloope Engineering firm, Canton, Ga., at its recent Fall Quarterly Meeting and Trade Show in Atlanta, Ga. This award was nominated by Harris Stokes of Crawford Grading & Pipeline Inc.

Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) Community Service Committee took on the initiative to help the Bahamian residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian as one of this year's community service projects. GUCA members were challenged to donate $1,000 to the relief efforts to help those impacted by the catastrophic hurricane that ravaged the island community.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association Inc. (GUCA) presented Gwinnett resident John D. Stephens of JDS Holdings, LLC, Lawrenceville, Ga., with the GUCA Lifetime Industry Achievement Award for 2018-2019 at the 2019 GUCA Annual Conference in Destin, Fla.

The Georgia Utility Contractors Association (GUCA) North Georgia Industry Luncheon was recently held at The Smith House in Dahlonega, Ga. This was an open invitation event for GUCA members, prospective members, municipalities and government officials.