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Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association
830 Transfer Rd. St. Paul, MN 55114 Show Map
(651) 646-2121
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Steve Pettersen - Labor Relations Specialist

stevenLabor Relations is the foundation of the association and probably the reason you've become an MMCA member. Steve Pettersen is the chief negotiator, has over 30 years experience, and has negotiated labor agreements with pipe trades unions in the Midwest. This can only be done successfully by knowing the needs MMCA members and developing a working relationship with local union representatives. He also is a management trustee on several fringe benefit funds and joint apprenticeship committees.


Gary Thaden - Government Affairs Director


MMCA's Government Affairs Director Gary Thaden keeps a vigilant eye on the Minnesota Legislature and other areas of Minnesota state and local government. Thaden helps legislators and other government officials understand the benefits of MMCA positions on workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, employment law, construction contracts and payment issues, licensing, and tax law. After over 30 years of lobbying he's developed the trust with government officials that benefits MMCA members.


2017 Officers and
Board of Directors

Chris Young, President
David Bawek, Vice President
Brad Kramer, Secretary
Stu McIntosh, Treasurer

Executive Vice President
Steven G. Pettersen

Board of Directors
Tom Elander
Patrick Harty 
Chad Nelson
Lynn Bishop
Anthony Goze