November 4, 2017
William Skromeda has been awarded the 2017 William Clark Achievement Award from the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association (CASA). The award goes each year to someone who has made significant, measurable impact on the fire sprinkler industry.
Skromeda started working for Grinnell of Canada Ltd. in Winnipeg, MB in 1964 and was initiated in UA Local 379 the following year. He began apprentice studies in 1966 and received his journeyman’s certificate in 1971. He also earned his Interprovincial Red Seal certificate. Skromeda left Grinnell in 1985 and started BDR Services Ltd.
He has also been involved with CASA for several years. Skromeda has served on many boards and committees through the organization, including as Manitoba/Saskatchewan CASA regional director (1999-2014); CASA collective bargaining committee; CASA long-range planning committee; and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Manitoba, among others.