Snips had a chance to catch up with SMACNA's incoming president during the association's 67th annual conference in Phoenix. The conference is running Oct. 10-13 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. Snips editor Michael McConnell interviewed Jim Boone, the Sheet Metal and Air-Conditioning Contractors' National Association's new president. Boone took some time on Oct. 11 to talk about his company, New England Sheet Metal in Fresno, Calif., and about his expectations as SMACNA president.