Members Elect New Board of Directors and Officers at Hydraulic Institute Annual Meeting
PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced its 2002 – 2003 Board of Directors and officers during a general session of the annual meeting held recently in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Among the roster of key executives, Ron Yates, president of Iwaki Walchem Corp., Holliston, MA, will serve as board chairman; Al Huber, president of Patterson Pump Company, Toccoa, GA, will serve as president; James Russell Phillips, president and chief executive officer of Shurflo Pump Mfg., Santa Ana, CA, will serve as vice president, technical affairs; and Pasquale DePalma, president of ITT Fluid Handling Division, Morton Grove, IL, will serve another term as vice president, member services. Additional members of the board include:
- Victor Lukic, president and chief executive officer, Grundfos Corporation, Fresno, CA
- Leslie Hennessy, general manager, Lovejoy, Inc., Downers Grove, IL
- Roger Jeschke, president and chief executive officer, National Pump Company, Peoria, AZ
- Roger Parrin, president, Labour Pump Div. – Sterling Fluid Systems, Indianapolis, IN
- Cesar Montenegro, president and chief executive officer, Sulzer Pumps (USA), Portland, OR
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; and George M. Wilfley, president, A.R. Wilfley & Sons, Inc., Denver, CO. 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.
About Hydraulic Institute
The 85-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.
For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, visit the HI web site at www.pumps.org. Requests may also be faxed to (973) 267-9055 or mailed to Hydraulic Institute, 9 Sylvan Way, Parsippany, NJ 07054. Visitors to the HI web site are invited to sign the HI Guest Book for future notices of new standards, on-going energy savings tips and updates on educational offerings.
Source: Hydraulic Institute Inc.