May 2018 Edition #2

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RI Master Plumbers Association

General Meeting June 11th
Open To All Members

RI Master Plumbers Association general meeting being held:
Monday June 11th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Starts at 6:30 Sharp

Dinner is sponsored @


1537 Newport Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02861


Russ Alphonse from Dan Davis Sales, Inc.

Russ will be speaking about Caleffi Plumbing and Hydronic heating products. We look forward to seeing you at this meeting before our Summer break!

RSVP to Mike Scallon @ 401-545-7944
or Don Dextradeur @ 401-265-2226
Questions? Contact Us

*Dinner Will Be Sponsored


RIMPA Sponsors

May 11th Meeting Minutes:

12 members in attendance
Topics Discussed
• Election of Officers and Board of Directors
The following are the newly elected officers and board members as voted at the 5/14/18 annual meeting;
President - Melanie Aldrich, 1st Vice Pres - Robert Coogan, 2nd Vice Pres - John Tavanian, Secretary - Mike Scallon, Treasurer - John Phillips

Board Members - Don Dextradeur, Fred Almeida, Stan Davies, Ernie Flagg, Allen Pacheco

School Update
• School finances and budget
• Upcoming school year expectations
Treasures Report
• Finances and budget
Purchase of By-Laws Booklets


Membership Dues

Just a friendly reminder, membership due renewals for the RIMPA 2018 year can start being sent in. Thank you.

Associate (Journeyperson) Membership:
Journeyperson Plumbers are encouraged to join
-$100.00 per year
-can attend all general meetings and functions
-receive monthly emailed and paper newsletters
-attend evening dinner meetings, many paid for by manufacturer reps
-discuss common industry issues
-journeyman have no voting rights
-journeyman are not entitled to benefits.

Affiliate Membership:
-$100.00 per year
-shall be a business who has an interest in the plumbing business
- can attend all general meetings and functions
-no voting rights
- not entitled to participate in benefit program
-sales opportunities talking to business owners





Thank You

A special thank you to Rico Colloluca from Smithfield Supply who unexpectedly paid the dinner tab for our May meeting. Smithfield Supply has been an unwavering supporter of our association for decades. Thank you for all of your support!

John Phillips, Treasurer

RIMPA May Meeting

Upcoming Events

July + August - Summer Break
September - TBD