Employment, Job Related

Mechanical Contractors Assoication of Kansas City

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aka MCA of Kansas City   |   Overland Park, KS   |  www.mcakc.org

Mission

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Kansas City (MCAKC) leads the mechanical construction and service industry by developing and promoting the professionalism, cost-effectiveness, and productivity of union construction and service, through training, education, and labor relations.

Ruling year info

1972

Executive Director

Mr. Robert Looman

Associate Director

Mr. Marc Lassalle

Main address

10955 Lowell Avenue Suite 1050

Overland Park, KS 66210 USA

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EIN

43-0968254

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Employment Training (J22)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We are Kansas City's Mechanical Contracting Community - Empowering Professionals to Learn, Collaborate, and Lead.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Propel Leadership Training

Professional Program for Emerging Leaders, provides employees in the mechanical contracting industry, critical leadership skills needed to effectively lead projects, lead others, and lead leaders within their organizations.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Mechanical Service Professionals Program is a flexible, multi-module program designed to meet the needs of the different Service Roles within MCAKC Member Firms.

Population(s) Served
Adults

LiFT (Leveraging Industry Fundamentals & Theory), is designed to teach critical skills Project Managers need to be successful in the management of projects and in the cultivation of business relationships.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Foreman Training Program builds on a Foreman’s already complex responsibilities, with courses in influencing, negotiating, and conflict resolution; time management and delegation; document management; becoming a safety leader; situational leadership; client and customer relations; planning and scheduling; and quality assurance and control.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Industry Orientation Program provides employees new to the mechanical contracting industry with foundational knowledge about the profession. It is taught by local professionals in the mechanical contracting industry.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Pittsburg, Kansas

Population(s) Served
Students

The Student Chapter at Kansas State provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the mechanical contracting industry by way of attending regular meetings, participating in project tours, networking with contractors, and in taking part in community service projects with industry peers.

Population(s) Served
Students

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Hours of programing delivered

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of hours in Educational opportunities made available to our members.

Number of first-time, full-time, first-year registrants in direct entry programs who graduate within 6 years

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of unique (first time) participants to our association programming in 2019.

Charting impact

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

To insure that the best Mechanical Contractors in the Kansas City Area are Union Mechanical Contractors.

Labor Relations: To work closely with Plumbers Local Union 8 and Pipefitters Local Union 533 on specific initiatives that will strengthen our relationships and insure our combined competitiveness in the marketplace. <br/><br/>Contractor Education: To develop, deliver, and leverage relevant training for our membership as they strive to improve their organizational performance, development of staff, and the overall profitability of their companies.<br/><br/>Participation: We will continue to seek and or create opportunities that will reinforce our association, support volunteers, and deliver a benchmark of value to our membership and our industry.

Financial Stability, Active Membership, and Dedicated Volunteers.

The tracking of opportunity hours, new participants, and overall engagement.

Over the past 5 years, our association has developed several educational programs which have increased our overall offerings by over 800%. Our goal moving forward is to continue to identify industry related content that our members will find of value as well as to continually improve/update our current offerings.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is the organization collecting feedback?

    We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), paper surveys.

  • How is the organization using feedback?

    We use feedback to: to identify and remedy poor client service experiences, to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to inform the development of new programs/projects, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    We share feedback with: our staff, our board, committees.

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to: we don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Mechanical Contractors Assoication of Kansas City

Board of directors
as of 1/15/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Tom Axtell

Lexington Plumbing

Term: 2018 - 2020

Greg Stanger

Stanger Industries

Bryan Taylor

U.S. Engineering

Justin Gunter

Metro Air Conditioning

Craig Lamfers

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Chris Hutchings

MMC Contractors

Phil Nehring

P1 Group, Inc.

Brady Kyle

P1 Group, Inc.

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/15/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Keywords

Construction, Mechanical Contracting