Members of the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute elected Lee Mercer (director of product compliance for Moen Inc.) as Board President for the year 2010.
of the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute electedLee
Mercer(director of product compliance for Moen Inc.) as Board
President for the year 2010. Mercer was elected at the 2009 Fall Meeting held
Oct. 11-14 at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va. He succeeds 2009
PMI PresidentWalt Strader(vice president, strategic
technology for Price Pfister (Ret.)), who will continue to serve as PMI
Immediate Past President.
Also elected to serve on the
2010 PMI Executive Committee includeWilliam Ball(vice
president of WCM Industries Inc.) as First Vice President;Jack
Krecek(vice president and general manager, Commercial Business
Unit for Elkay Mfg. Co.) as Second Vice President;Stewart
Yang(vice president, engineering, global faucets for Kohler Co.)
Newly elected Directors at Large includeCasey Hayes(director of engineered solutions for
Haws Corp.) andJohn Watson(director, technical
services for Sloan Valve Co.).
Returning Directors at Large
areJeff Baldwin(engineering manager for T&S
Brass and Bronze Works Inc.);Fred Fraisse(vice
president of sales for NEOPERL Inc.); andTim Kilbane(national
sales manager for Symmons Industries Inc.). There is one vacant seat on the PMI
Board yet to be filled, by appointment.
manufacturers across the plumbing industry, the PMI Board steers the activities
of the Institute. Board members must be actively employed by a PMI member
company for consideration. Board members are elected by the membership at the
Fall PMI Meeting for three-year terms that start the following year.