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.
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
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