Tradeswork: The Rocky Mountain MCA Podcast

Who Is SMACNA Colorado? featuring Nathan Cooper

February 1, 2022

On this episode of Tradeswork: The Rocky Mountain Mechanical Contractors Association Podcast, we welcome Nathan Cooper, Executive Director of The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) Colorado Chapter. SMACNA Colorado represents over 50 Contractor Members and 25 Associate Members who manufacture and supply our Contractors with equipment and materials. Nathan began as SMACNA Colorado’s Executive Director in January of 2018 and leads the association’s efforts in labor relations, education, advocacy and management of multiemployer health, retirement and training benefit funds.

Here are some of the questions you can expect to be answered on this show:

  • What do the members of SMACNA fabricate?
  • How does one eventually become the leader of a trade association?
  • What role do trade associations play in helping to shape the careers of young people?
  • What is the most challenging aspect of leading a trade association?
  • What is the MEP Alliance?
  • What, in Nathan's view, is the most important aspect of designing a building, particularly with regard to the pandemic?
  • How did the COVID-19 pandemic shift this industry, and what does Nathan see ahead?

For more information about SMACNA Colorado, please visit their website.

For more information about Rocky Mountain Mechanical Contractors Association, please visit our website.

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