ACCA Welcomes New Director Of Industry Relations

March 22, 2016

ACCA, the nation's largest association of indoor environmental systems professionals, has announced that Todd Washam joined the national staff as the Director of Industry Relations on March 22.
Washam has 10 years of experience working on Capitol Hill as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI) and as a Staff Assistant for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs with the late Congressman Henry Hyde (R-IL). During his time on Capitol Hill he worked on drafting and managing legislation on energy and fuel, international trade, foreign affairs, transportation, and infrastructure. He also developed policy positions and collaborated with legislative teams to form vote recommendations for Congressmen.
"Todd brings a wealth of government relations and political experience to ACCA by joining our staff," said Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO. "We are excited to have such an experienced staff member who will help us continue to be a strong voice for contractors with manufactures, suppliers, and distributors, as well with the local, state, and federal governments."
In his new position, Washam will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on state legislative/regulatory issues and energy outreach programs, and coordinating, monitoring, and serving as the implementation manager of special ACCA projects and initiatives. 
Washam can be reached at 703-824-8864 or


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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.