b'less safely than they should. The senior guy on the crew doing a bit of on-the-job training for the green insulatormightaswelljustbetyingknots.Itsall about the culture that we put together as a group and therelationshipsweshare.Thoserelationshipscan be between you and the estimator reviewing the next PRESIDENTSquote or the patrol leader checking in with the new MESSAGEkids to make sure his tent doesnt blow wash away when weather hits.Speaking of the weather, this year seems to be going by about as unpredictably as anything has over the TO: THE MICA MEMBERSHIPpast few. From rain and flooding to heat and fire. Do whatyoucantokeepthosearoundyoucloseand The executive committee met up in Rapid City, SDsafe. this week for a productive planning session at the Historic Alex Johnson Hotel. We were able to tourSincerely, all of the rooms and amenities. Lots of options forLee Stuckenschmidt,shoppingandamazingrestaurantsallaroundtheMICA President property.Theviewoftheareafromtherooftoprestaurant and bar was a highlight. Were finalizingNo one can pass through life, any more than he can pass through a bit thegolftournament,butKevinRamboplayedaof country, without leaving tracks behind, and those tracks may often round and says the course is one of the best he hasbe helpful to those coming after him in finding their way. everplayed.Theopportunitytovisitsomeofthe Sir Robert Baden-Powell historic sites like Rushmore and Crazy Horse cant be ignored. Register early to get your room.The last of the program is coming together for the Omahafallmeetingcominguprightaroundthe corner in November. We will keep you up to date as summerprogressesandallthecontractsand MICA LEADERSHIP: arrangementsgetfinalizedsokeepwatchingfor more updates!PresidentLee Stuckenschmidt,Systems Undercover, Eaton, CO. Summeralwaysremindsmeofservice.IhavePresident-ElectKevin Rambo,alwaysenjoyedvolunteeringwiththeBoyScoutsF & H Insulation Sales & Services, Kechi, KS. andfondlyrememberevenings,weekends,and weeklong meetings andtrips where wegot to seeVice-PresidentCarl Petersen,the wonders of nature. The environment of workingDelta Thermal Services, Mankato, MN. withpeoplewhohavecomefromamultitudeofAssociate PresidentLouis Walton,backgroundswithuniqueexperiences,cultures, Proto Corporation, Hewitt, TX. beliefs,anddreams.Everyonecomesintothatexperience with their own goals and their own levelMICABOARD OF DIRECTORS: of dedication and drive, but they come together toTed Nickel, Mavo Systems, Inc.,form a team and share experiences. The older adultWhite Bear Lake, MNwho remembers his experiences as a kid working asMatt Lillig, Cornerstone Services Group - NE,an adviser to show the not-even-a-teenager how toOmaha , NEtie off his tent. The boy working with a new friendSteve Sack,Sprinkmann Insulation, Inc, to make a fire that is never big enough but probablyPeoria, ILa little too big for his scoutmasters tastes. Matt Hymer, Midwest Materials Co., OurbusinesslivesdontdifferthatfarfrommyJoplin, MO memoriesof Scouting.ThatscoutmasterwatchingTim Hughey, Colorado Mechanical Insulation, boys start a fire isnt much different from a superin- Englewood, CO. tendent correcting one of the crew working a littleAdam Sease, Gagnon Inc., Bettendorf, IAGordon Vierck, Luse Thermal Technologies, Aurora, IL 3'