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Our Actions and Goals

The Illinois Pipe Trades Association Advancement Promotion, IPTAPP, is a market-share recovery program for the Illinois Pipe Trades.

By developing a three-tier market share recovery program through organizing, marketing and legislative channels, IPTAPP works to:

  • - increase job opportunities for current, and new, members and contractors
  • - raise the standard for safety and training in the piping industry - ensuring a superior work product for end-users and the general public
  • - provide the opportunity for workers to gain a voice in their workplace and earn higher wages and benefits and provide a highly-trained, skilled, safe, drug-free workforce for contractors and end-users

Executive Director: Lynn Karner
Legislative and Political Director: Rick Terven Jr.
Financial Secretary/Treasurer: Dennis Hahney
International Rep: Evan Wooding

  • Lead Organizer - Matthew Langendorf
  • Organizer - Cameron Smith
  • Organizer - Jon Riley
  • Office Manager - DeAnna Gasen