Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida Ditchmen • January 2018 - Page 3

CONTENTS 4 GET TO KNOW YOUR LEGISLATOR 7 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE 8 11 Senator Jeff Brandes Q&A GET TO KNOW YOUR ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP At-Large Member Brian Hunsicker Q&A 4 THE FLORIDA HOUSE PUTS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SYSTEM BACK ON THE SIDE OF WORKING MEN AND WOMEN SUNSHINE 811 CLARIFIES ROLE : 13 ISSUES DISCLAIMER IN RESPONSE TO EMAIL SOLICITATION 8 14 QUICK BITS 16 NUCA OF FLORIDA Andrew Scott Johnson 18 Memorial Scholarship Fishing Tournament 22 NUCA OF CENTRAL FLORIDA NUCA of Florida is a non-profit trade association representing over 450 underground utility contractors, material and equipment suppliers, and manufacturers throughout the state of Florida. NUCA of Florida members 24 NUCA OF NORTH FLORIDA are involved in water, sewer, gas, and 28 NUCA OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA through open excavation or trenchless telephone installations accomplished technology. 30 NUCA OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 32 SUCA Visit www.NucaOfFlorida.org to learn more. 36 NUCA OF SOUTH FLORIDA JANUARY 2018 • DITCHMEN 3