Episode 57: How Attending One IPSSA Meeting Changed Our Perspective with Steve Ward and Marc Cannon

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In this episode, we interview Steve Ward and Marc Cannon. Steve is the current President of the East Valley IPSSA Chapter and the owner of Arizona Pool Water Recycling. Marc was a Regional Director and Administrative President for IPSSA and also owns Rescue H2O Pool Service & Repair. We had the opportunity to attend a chapter meeting and it completely changed our whole perspective on what we thought IPSSA was. We had formed our old opinions of the organization without ever attending one of these meetings or doing our own research. We wanted to have Steve and Marc on to discuss what IPSSA is actually about and why everyone should consider looking into the organization. It is a great way to build relationships within the industry and with vendors. Every business can use all the help they can get and IPSSA has a lot to offer. It may not be for everyone, but you will never know if it is a fit for you unless you give it a chance. 


1:28 Getting to Know Marc

2:58 Marc Getting into the Pool Industry

5:14 Getting to Know Steve

9:45 Steve Getting into the Pool Industry

18:43 Tyler Attends an IPSSA Chapter Meeting

20:02 What is IPSSA?

26:56 How Would IPSSA Benefit the one Poler 

35:45 The Requirements to Become a Member

39:05 Where is my Local Chapter?

45:28 What Happens at an IPSSA Chapter Meeting

1:01:57 How Does Sick Route Coverage Work?

1:08:34 Are the People Covering my Route Qualified?

1:12:43 How does the Insurance work?

1:19:36 Comradery Within the Group Brings it all Together

1:24:01 IPSSA Training Manuals = GOLD

1:27:48 Recommended Books and Podcasts 

1:34:39 How to find more info on IPSSA

Resources Mentioned

Website: http://bit.ly/IPSSAWebsitePWU

Books: http://bit.ly/IPSSABooksPWU

Regions & Chapters: http://bit.ly/IPSSAChaptersPWU

Steve & Marc’s Chapter: http://bit.ly/IPSSARegion8PWU

Born To Impact: http://bit.ly/BornPWU

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