Executive Board

John Marani

President

John Marani is the President of A H Burns & Co., Inc. located in Rockland, Massachusetts. A H Burns was founded in 1967, and is a company that specializes in new and remodeling commercial projects.

Paul Dionne

Vice President

Paul Dionne is the founder and President of PJ Dionne Company, Inc. which is a commercial plumbing and HVAC contractor serving the greater Boston area since 1991.Paul brings 30 years of mechanical experience and is responsible for strategic planning as managing projects as well as overseeing day-to-day operations of the company.

Ken Reagan

Clerk-Treasurer

Ken Reagan is the Operations Manager at JC Cannistraro.  Ken has worked for Cannistraro for over 30 years in roles including project management, estimating, and plumbing.  Ken’s special projects oversee plumbing, fire-protection and HVACT. JC Cannistraro is one of the largest Mechanical Contracting firms in the Northeast.

Jim Bent

Assistant Clerk Treasurer

Jim Bent is the Senior Project Executive at American Plumbing & Heating.  He is responsible for overseeing all estimating and project management for plumbing projects.  He holds both Journeyman and Master licenses in both Plumbing and Process Pipefitting.  Jim has been with American Plumbing since 1993 and brings over 34 years of experience in the Plumbing Industry.

Joseph Valante

Immediate Past-President

Joseph Valante is the President of Valante Mechanical, Inc. located in Quincy. Founded in 1975 by Joseph R Valante Sr., Joseph Valante, Jr started as an apprentice for in 1980. He received his Journeyman plumber’s license in 1984 and Master Plumber’s license in 1986. He took over as President of the company in 2005. Valante Mechanical, Inc.’s major work includes colleges, hospitals, laboratories, schools, police / fire stations and city / town halls.

Jeremy Ryan

Executive Director

Jeremy Ryan took over as the Executive Director in July 2017. As the Director, Jeremy is a representative for all contractors signatory to Local 12 on the Pension, Health and Welfare and annuity, Labor Management Cooperation Committee, Education Fund, and in Labor Relations Prior to serving in this role, Jeremy worked for the National Electrical Contractors Association in Bethesda, MD, Cleveland OH, and New York City.

Andrew DeAngelo

Director of Public Affairs

Andrew DeAngelo is the Director of Public Affairs for the GBPCA. A lifelong resident of Dorchester, Andrew cares very passionately about the city he has called home for his entire life and the residents who live and work here.  Andrew previously served as Project Coordinator at The Building Pathways Boston Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship program as well as numerous roles in the city of Boston’s Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development.

Trustee and Committee Members

Trustees of Local 12 Funds

  • John Marani
  • Jeremy Ryan
  • Kevin Walsh
  • Joseph Cannistraro

Trustees of Industry Fund

  • Joseph Cannistraro
  • Paul Dionne
  • Michael Petrilli
  • Joseph Valante
  • John Marani
  • Dan Bent
  • Kevin Walsh

Joint Conference Board & Education Fund Trustees

  • Dan Bent
  • Joseph Cannistraro
  • Michael Petrilli
  • Paul Dionne
  • John Marani
  • Joseph Valante
  • Kevin Walsh

Nominating Committee

  • Joseph Valante
  • Joseph Cannistraro
  • Dan Bent
  • Kevin Walsh

Labor-Management Cooperation Trustees (LMCT)

  • John Marani
  • Jeremy Ryan

Scholarship Committee

  • Joe Valante
  • John O'Leary
  • Dan Bent
  • Michael Petrilli
  • Jim Bent
  • Jeremy Ryan