Randall (Randy) D. Smith, CFPHS, brings more than 30 years of fluid power experience to his newly elected position as FPEF chair. He has been involved with the International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) for almost 15 years, serving on the Board of Directors as a Director-at-Large and being heavily involved with many IFPS committees. Randy is currently co-chair of the IFPS Boy Scout Merit Badge initiative. He has also served on the FPEF Board of Trustees.
“I am humbled in having the confidence of my peers to be elected into this position of leadership. I look forward to harnessing the passion of this team to realize the shared vision of the FPEF Trustees to meet our goals and mission. Thank you for the opportunity, and I look forward to your continued support,” said Randy.
Randy is a senior systems test engineer at Northrop Grumman Marine Systems and spent 12 years in the Navy as a nuclear machinist mate aboard submarines and 4 years as an utilitiesman in the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 23.