CAUSE, the Mechanical Contractors and Unions Seal of Excellence, is an organization composed of both management and labor organizations in the Washington, D.C.-area mechanical-contracting industry.
Dove said CAUSE will be extending its advertising and promotional efforts on behalf of Washington-area mechanical contractors and the unions whose members work for it.
"CAUSE has a 20-year record of labor-management cooperation, with no strikes and a commitment to the highest quality standards in an industry which continues to grow," Dove said.
Dove at began at M&M in 1976 as a mechanical helper, working on boiler installations, and became company president in 1990. She received a degree from Montgomery Community College in 1982, and a bachelor's from the University of Maryland in 1985. She is licensed as a master refrigeration/air-conditioning mechanic.