ACCA Mourns Passing of Sue Meacham

November 9, 2017

TThe Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has announced that former ACCA Board Member, Sue Meacham of Meacham Companies, passed away on November 5.

Sue was a pioneer in the HVAC industry, serving on ACCA’s Board of Directors from 2003 to 2008. She worked alongside her husband Mark to build Meacham Companies which serves numerous communities in the Greater Boston area. At Meacham Companies, Sue worked closely with their employees to promote continuing education and training and career development.

ACCA’s President and CEO Paul T. Stalknecht said, “It was truly an honor to work alongside Sue, a visionary and passionate advocate for contractors. Sue was a champion of professionalism and worked tirelessly alongside ACCA staff to develop numerous initiatives focused on quality contracting. What she did for contracting industry will remain very important for posterity.”

Sue is survived by her husband and best friend, Mark E. Meacham; two sons, Brian Cristman and his wife Lisa and Adam Cristman; three granddaughters, Samantha Ciukaj and her husband Christopher, Kiley and Mackenzie Cristman and their mother, Sue Cristman; two step-granddaughters Emily and Olivia Martel; one great-grandson, Carson Ciukaj; dear friend and sister-in-law Janice Hubacz and her husband Eddie, and many other family members.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Why Me Sherry House, 1152 Pleasant St., Worcester, MA 01602 or in the name of Sue Meacham. Or, in memory of Sue K. Meacham to support patient care at VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, Fund Development Office, 199 Rosewood Drive, Suite 180, Danvers MA 01923, or via

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For more information, please contact ACCA’s Director of Industry and External Relations, Todd Washam, at or 703-824-8864.


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ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community. Our member firms are the nation's most professional contracting businesses, serving residential and commercial customers in every state. With roots stretching back a century, ACCA was incorporated in its present form nearly 50 years ago. Today, ACCA sets the standards for quality comfort systems, provides leading-edge education for contractors and their employees, and fights for the interests of professional contractors throughout the nation. Learn more about ACCA here.