HI Announces 2003-2004 Board of Directors and Officers
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced its 2003 – 2004 Board of Directors and officers during a general session of the annual meeting held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Among the roster of key executives, Al Huber, president of Patterson Pump Company, Toccoa, GA, will serve as board chairman; Pasquale DePalma, president of ITT Fluid Handling Division, Morton Grove, IL, will serve as president; James Russell Phillips, president and chief executive officer of Shurflo Pump Mfg., Santa Ana, CA, will serve another term as vice president, technical affairs; and Robert Parrin, president of Labour Pump Division – Sterling Fluid Systems, Indianapolis, IN, will serve as vice president, member services. Additional members of the board include:
- Carlos Cardoso, president – Pump Division, Flowserve Corp., Irving, TX
- Thomas Haan, president, Burgmann Seals America, Houston, TX
- Roger Jeschke, president and chief executive officer, National Pump Company, Peoria, AZ
- Bob Jung, chief executive officer and president, Trico Manufacturing, Pewaukee, WI
- John Kelly, president, Yeomans Chicago Corp., Aurora, IL
- Ed Laprade, president – Industrial Units, Hamilton Sunstrand, Windsor Locks, NJ
- Cesar Montenegro, president and chief executive officer, Sulzer Pumps (USA), Portland, OR
- Robert Pagano, president, ITT Industrial Products Group, ITT Industries, Seneca Falls, NY
The following past presidents will serve as ex-officio members: Robert Ayers, president, ITT Industries – Fluid Technology, Upper Saddle River, NJ; James T. Donnelly, president and chief executive officer, Sta-Rite Industries, Inc., Delavan, WI; Raymond Dunn, president, Floway Pumps, Fresno, CA; George M. Wilfley, president, A.R. Wilfley & Sons, Inc., Denver, CO; and Ron Yates, president of Iwaki Walchem Corp., Holliston, MA.
Robert K. Asdal, executive director of HI will serve as secretary/treasurer and David S. Versfelt, Esq., Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, New York City, will serve as legal counsel.
The 86-year old Hydraulic Institute, the largest association of pump producers in North America, serves member companies and pump users by providing product standards, and forums for the exchange of industry information.
Source: Hydraulic Institute Inc.