The Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association of Northern Illinois elected John Bali of Another Plumbing Co. LLC, Minooka, Ill., as its president for 2006-2007. Other officers elected were: Gary Rippentrop Sr. of G'Rs Plumbing & Heating Inc., DeKalb, Ill., as first vice president; Barry Thomas of Barry Thomas Plumbing Inc., Lisle, Ill., as second vice president; Dave Ariano of Ravinia Plumbing, Highland Park, Ill., as secretary; and Lori Abbott of Abbott Industries Inc., Bensenville, Ill., was re-elected treasurer.

Newly elected directors are Mike Mendel of Mendel Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, St. Charles, Ill.; and Tom Swartz of Swartz Plumbing & Heating Inc., Gurnee, Ill.