HI Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers

      The Hydraulic Institute Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers

      HI Contact: Michael Michaud

      973.267.9700 x100



      The Hydraulic Institute (HI), the global authority on pumps and pumping systems, announced the 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers during its Annual Conference recently held in Tucson, AZ. The Board is primarily responsible for guiding the strategic direction of HI and providing organization oversight.

      George Harris, President & CEO, Hydro, Inc. will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board and John White, Jr, CEO, TACO, Inc. will continue to serve as HI President.

      Other HI leadership members include Mark Chaffee, TACO, Inc. who has been elected to serve as Vice President of Government Affairs, Michael S. Cropper, Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc. who remains as Vice President, Technical Affairs; Mark Johnson, Iwaki America Incorporated who serves as Vice President, Membership; and John Kahren, SPP Pumps who serves as Vice President of Training.

      Additional members elected to the Board of Directors include:

      • Allen Hobratschk, National Pump Company
      • Frank Rebori, Smith and Loveless, Inc.
      • Jeremy Frank, KCF Technologies, Inc.
      • Aris Chicles, ITT – Industrial Process
      • Mark Kreinbihl, Gorman Rupp, Mansfield Division
      • Peter Barry, WEG Electric Corp.
      • DeLancey Davis, Franklin Electric Company Inc.
      • Jeffrey Drees, Flowserve Corporation
      • John Donatiello, John Crane, Inc. 

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      About the Hydraulic Institute: Advancing the pump manufacturing industry by becoming the world’s resource for pumping solutions by:

      • Addressing Pump Systems
      • Developing Standards
      • Expanding Knowledge and Resources
      • Educating the Marketplace
      • Advocating for the Industry

      For more information on the Hydraulic Institute, visitwww.Pumps.org.  

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