IHEA 2003 Officers Elected
February 28, 2003
The following IHEA member company representatives were elected to serve as officers of the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA). They will take office at the IHEA Board of Directors Meeting on March 23, 2003 during the Association's annual meeting in Henderson, Nev. John M. Cole, P.E., was elected president. He will serve as chairman of the IHEA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Mr. Cole currently serves as the first vice president of IHEA and is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He has been an active member of the IHEA Program Planning Committee since 1985 serving as chairman in 1988. He has served on other committees, including the Industrial Relations, Membership, and Safety Standards and Codes committees. Mr. Cole is vice president, engineering and development, at Kolene Corp., Detroit, Mich. Jeffrey W. Boswell was elected first vice president. He will continue as a member of the IHEA Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Mr. Boswell has been an active member of the Foreign Relations Committee since 1990, serving as chairman from 1995 to 1999. He has been an active member of the IHEA Program Planning Committee since 1999, serving as chairman in 2000. Mr. Boswell is vice president of Seco/Warwick Corp., Meadville, Pa. Steve Fruth was elected second vice president. He will continue as a member of the IHEA Board of Directors and serve on the Executive Committee. Mr. Fruth currently is a member of the IHEA Operational Information Committee and has been active in the negotiations with the Infrared Equipment Association to affiliate with IHEA. Mr. Fruth is vice president of sales and marketing for Fostoria Industries, Fostoria, Ohio. Brian Russell was elected treasurer. He will continue as a member of the IHEA Board of Directors and serve on the Executive Committee. He currently is chairman of the IHEA Government Relations Committee. Mr. Russell is president and CEO of Dry Coolers Inc., Oxford, Mich.