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Snyder makes appointment to State Plumbing Board

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Anthony D'Ascenzo, of Northville, to the State Plumbing Board.

Created in 2002, the seven-member board oversees the licensure of plumbers and makes orders, rules and regulations to ensure the integrity of Michigan's plumbing industry.


"Anthony brings more than four decades of experience in the plumbing industry to the board," said Snyder. "I appreciate his willingness to serve in this role."  


D'Ascenzo is president of Guardian Plumbing and Heating Inc., where he has worked for more than 35 years. He is former president of the Michigan Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association and is a current member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Detroit board of directors. D'Ascenzo is a licensed master plumber, journeyman plumber and boiler installer. He will represent licensed master plumbers securing permits, and fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Duane Branch.


D'Ascenzo will serve the remainder of a three-year term that expires June 30, 2013, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.