IHEA 2015-2016 officers and board members: Back row left to right – B.J. Bernard, Jay Cherry, Michael Stowe, Jeff Valuck, John Stanley, and Aaron Zoeller. Front row left to right – John Podach, Scott Schindlbeck, Tim Lee, Francis Liebens, KK Tiwari, and Daniel Llaguno.
IHEA 2015-2016 officers and board members: Back row left to right – B.J. Bernard, Jay Cherry, Michael Stowe, Jeff Valuck, John Stanley, and Aaron Zoeller. Front row left to right – John Podach, Scott Schindlbeck, Tim Lee, Francis Liebens, KK Tiwari, and Daniel Llaguno.

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) has announced its 2015-2016 board of directors and officers.  Serving as president is B.J. Bernard of Surface Combustion, while Daniel Llaguno of Nutec Bickley has been named IHEA vice-president and Scott Schindlbeck of Eclipse has been elected treasurer.  Outgoing president, Tim Lee of Maxon, a division of Honeywell, assumes the role of past president. 

The IHEA executive committee also appointed Mike Shay of H.E.A.T. Equipment and Technology to fill a newly vacated seat on the board, while two additional seats were filled by KK Tiwari with Selas Heat Technology Co and Jeff Valuck with Surface Combustion.  IHEA also approved four outstanding board members each to serve another three-year term: Francis Liebens of SOLO Swiss, John Podach of Fostoria Process Equipment, a division of TPI Corp, John Stanley of Karl Dungs, and Scott Schindlbeck of Eclipse.  Remaining on the board are David Bovenizer of Selas Heat Technology Co, Jay Cherry of Wellman Furnaces, Michael Stowe of Advanced Energy and Aaron Zoeller of SCC Inc. 

‘I am grateful for the opportunity to support the strategic growth and development of IHEA,’ said Bernard. ‘It’s an honor to collaborate with such an accomplished group of leaders in the industrial heat processing industry.’

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