2014 Board of Directors Elected
International Fluid Power Society Elects 2014 President
Tom Blansett, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPCC, from Eaton Corp. has been elected the 54th president of IFPS during its annual meeting in Buffalo, N.Y. Mr. Blansett will take office in January 2014.
The following officers were also confirmed at the IFPS 2013 Annual Meeting:
• First Vice President – Marti Wendel, CFPE, CFPS - Curtiss-Wright Sprague Products
• Immediate Past President – Mark Perry, CFPHS - Fitzsimmons Hydraulics, Inc.
• Treasurer - Dan Helgerson, CFPAI, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPSD - Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc.
• Vice President Certification - Rance Herren, CFPSD, CFPECS, CFPMT, CFPAI- National Oilwell Varco
• Vice President Marketing and Public Relations - Justin Sergeant, CFPS, CFPMHM – Western Integrated Technologies
• Vice President Education - D. Dean Houdeshell, PE, CFPAI, CFPE, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPMHT, CFPMHM - Danfoss
• Vice President Membership - Richard Bullers, CFPPS - SMC Corp. of America
• Vice President Educational Foundation – Jean Knowles, CFPE, CFPS - Spencer Fluid Power
The following Directors-at-Large were also confirmed:
• Alan Niesen, CFPS, CFPIHM, CFPMHM - HFI Fluid Power Products
• Kenneth Dulinski, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPECS, CFPHS CFPMIH, CFPMMH - Macomb Community College
• John Juhasz, CFPECS, CFPS - Kraft Fluid Systems, Inc.
• Timothy White, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMIH, CFPMMH, CFPMIP, CFPMT, CFPMM - The Boeing Company
• Frank Fetty, MHM - JH Fletcher & Company
• Jeff Kenney, CFPIHM, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Coastal Hydraulics, Inc.
• Scott Gower, CFPS - Gulf Controls Co., Inc.
• Scott Nagro, CFPS - HydraForce, Inc.
• Bill Jordan, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Altec Industries, Inc.
• Jose Garcia, CFPHS - Purdue University
• Dr. Medhat Khalil - CFPAI, CFPHS - Milwaukee School of Engineering