Board of Directors

The North Texas NUCA Board is structured to provide an opportunity for all members to have a voice in the organization, while keeping the organization’s focus on the excavation and utility construction work of the underground contractor community.

The officers form the executive committee led by the president. The chapter president also serves as the chairman of the entire board. The full board meets six times a year. Elections are held annually for alternating two year positions.


  • Approve overall policy
  • Determine chapter priorities and direction
  • Appoint other committees as needed
  • Approve annual budget and dues structure
  • Identify and mentor future chapter leaders

Executive Committee Officers

President – Driskoll Tubbs
Driskoll Tubbs is the Executive Vice President and Manager of the John Burns Construction Company of Texas. Driskoll has over 40 years experience with the company and 30 years with John Burns.

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– Alex Kocher

Alex Kocher is a Senior Project Manager at North Texas Contracting.

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image-placeholderVP Associate – Fred Burlbaw Fred Burlbaw is the District Manager of the Mid-South district for National Trench Safety.

ExecEricSecretary/Treasurer – Eric Lesch

Eric joined PCL Contract Bonding Agency as a producer in September 2008 after nine years at Lockheed Martin where he worked on missile, launcher and reconnaissance systems for the U.S. military. Eric joined PCL’s ownership group in 2012.

Contractor Board Members

Bri Wink
Bri is the president of Fireline Services, Inc. founded in 1992.

Greg Miller
Trinity Utilities & Boring.

Craig Beckendorf
Operations Manager at Reyes Group, LTD

Jimmy Day
Jimmy is the safety manager at Conatser Construction Texas, LLP.

Aaron Graff
Aaron is President of Dakota Utility Contractors.


Associate Board Members

Jill McKean
Jill is a Vice President for Frost Bank – Equipment Leasing & Finance, handling equipment financing needs for customers in Fort Worth, Dallas, and the Permian Basin. She joined Frost Bank in November 2012. Jill McKean was awarded a Master of Business Administration from the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University in 2008.

Chad Pendley
Sales representative for U.S. Shoring.