The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) recently announced its 2015-2016 Board of Directors and officers during its Annual Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Serving as president is B.J. Bernard of Surface Combustion. Daniel Llaguno of Nutec Bickley was named vice president and Scott Schindlbeck of Eclipse was elected treasurer. Outgoing president Tim Lee of Maxon, a division of Honeywell assumes the role of past president.
The IHEA executive committee was pleased to appoint Mike Shay of H.E.A.T. Equipment and Technology to fill a newly vacated seat on the board. He recently served as IHEA’s president. Two additional seats were filled by KK Tiwari of Selas Heat Technology Co. and Jeff Valuck of Surface Combustion. IHEA also approved four outstanding board members to each serve another three-year term: Francis Liebens of SOLO Swiss; John Podach of Fostoria Process Equipment, a div. of TPI Corp.; John Stanley of Karl Dungs; and Scott Schindlbeck of Eclipse. Remaining on the 2015-2016 IHEA Board of Directors is David Bovenizer of Selas Heat Technology Co.; Jay Cherry of Wellman Furnaces; Michael Stowe of Advanced Energy; and Aaron Zoeller of SCC Inc.
IHEA also announced that it is offering three quality training seminars this fall. The 46th Annual Combustion Seminar, the Fall Safety Seminar and the new Induction Seminar will be held concurrently Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, Ohio. The seminars will also feature a joint tabletop exhibition and reception on Aug. 31 that will include companies from every technology featured throughout the three seminars.