BuildersOutlook2021Issue12 - Page 7

EVENTOUTLOOK

2021Issue12 BuildersOutlook

EVENTOUTLOOK

EPAB Awards & Installation Dinner

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The Installation was held on December 10 , where we wished President Sal Masoud a farewell for his year of service leading the association , and installed the 2022 President Gus Loy . In his farewell address Sal thanked the members for allowing him to lead this association and reminisced about his time as President . ( Note , Sal ’ s actual end of term is December 31 , 2021 ). He thanked the Board and the executive committee for all their hard work during a difficult time . Sal told the audience that he has been a member for 19 years and has served in various capacities .
Sal was presented with his Past President ’ s ring , an honor given to those who take on the responsibility of leadership and a traditional gift on behalf of the Association . The Member of the Year award also was presented to Sal for his dedication to the Association . Congratulations .
In the awards ceremony Sal named his selection as Associate Member of the Year . That honor went to Angelique Roman , Sierra Title , for her giving and hard work during the 2021 year . Angelique credited her dedicated team , including those members who stepped up for events like the golf tournament , the turkey drive , toy drive and the Ronald McDonald home events . In making his announcement of the award he noted that he appreciated the effort Angelique gave him and the association telling the audience that he could call her at a moments notice and she would answer . Congratulations to Angelique Roman , 2021 Associate of the Year .
John Chaney stood in for himself and Sam Shallenberger as Chaney made the announcement of the Chaney-Shallenberger Lifetime Achievement Award . It was announced that Randy Bowling was selected but that due to a scheduling conflict Randy couldn ’ t be there . Sam was also there is spirit due to the same . The award will be delivered to Randy this week . Congratulations for your lifetime of service to the EPAB and the entire federation .
In a special recognition Bea Lich of GECU was presented with an award for her efforts in leading golf tournament to record setting fund raising . Bea was instrumental in designing the sponsorship packages that allowed the association to reach its budget during the single event , saving the association from a covid reduced year . Thank you again Bea for your continued support .
Ted Escobedo , Snappy Publishing , was recognized for his work on the Parade of Homes , a significant reimagining of the traditional show . Through his efforts the Parade successfully showcased the homes in a Covid restricted environment . Thank you Ted for all the work you do for us .
We were once again were hosted by MTI Ready Mix at the Happy Hour which this year was extended until the end of the event . Our thanks to our benefactor Tony Mullen for his annual gift to the party goers , all who seemed to relish the visit to the bar .
We couldn ’ t do the event without our Diamond and Gold sponsors : StrucSure Home Warranty , WestStar , Foxworth Galbraith , Texas Title , Hercules Industries , and Stewart Title . Our god sponosors J & H Concrete and Post Tension , Centricity Home Warranty , and JOBE .
The Scenic View Ballroom host was Ruben Escandon , and our music maestro was our official EPAB DJ , Mike Armstead . Photos on Pages 12-13 .