March 2022

2 Florida Pool Prosm • March 2022 FSPA CHAPTER NEWS Florida Pool Prosm © 2022 Florida Swimming Pool Association. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in any form without written permission of the publisher. 2555 Porter Lake Drive, Ste. 106 Sarasota, FL 34240 (941) 952-9293 / (866) 930-FSPA Fax: (941) 366-7433 Association Mission: Advancing Florida’s swimming pool industry. Executive Director Elizabeth McMurray Sr. Dir. of Communications & Marketing Charis Tyson Senior Director of Government Affairs Dallas Thiesen Accounting Manager Cheryl Cotten Events & Programs Manager Jessica Johnson Office Manager Valerie Swika PR & Digital Media Specialist Alyssa Holcomb Membership Services Specialist Kelly Sauro President Mickey Sigmon Pool Pro, Inc., Fort Pierce Vice-President Don Ball The Pool Works of Florida, Inc., Largo Treasurer Ben Evans American Pools and Spas, Inc., Orlando Secretary Deidre Bedford West Coast Pools, Bradenton At-Large Director Roy Waldhauer Waldhauer & Son, Inc., Bunnell Past President Maurice Bushroe Blue Ribbon Pools, Daytona Beach Published monthly by the Florida Swimming Pool Association CONTENTS Feeling the luck President's Column S *** You Should Know FSPA's strategic initiatives Executive Director's Column Support PIPAC today! Find your niche Builder Article The impact of attorney fees on Florida workers' compensation claims Insurance Article Confusing commercial pool renovation requirements Commercial Article 50th Anniversary Expo 2022 Design Award Winners Chapter News Calendar 4 4 6 9 10 13 16 17 21 25 38 All FSPA members are welcome to attend state Board of Directors meetings. If you would like more information or to RSVP, visit or call 800-548-6774. March 4 Annual Meeting Orange County Convention Center Orlando