During this year's summer meeting, the IAQA Board of Directors elected Mr. Jay M. Stake as President of the association. His term as the 2018-2019 IAQA President will begin on July 1st.
President Stake is no stranger to the IAQA Board as he previously served as Director for one term. As a member of IAQA for the past 20 years, he has chaired the association's Standards Committee, was Chair of the Education Mold/Moisture Standard, and served on numerous committees. He currently serves on the Finance Committee.
"I want to express my heartfelt thanks to each of you for voting and electing me to the IAQA Board of Directors," said President Stake. "It is encouraging to know you have placed your trust in me, and I am humbled and honored to serve as your President."
"I will work tirelessly on your behalf to help address our challenges, and to ensure meaningful improvements to your IAQA membership," he said. "I can always be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (704) 232-0077."
"Again, I thank you for the opportunity to serve," he added. "We as a team will make IAQA succeed."
The Board meeting, which took place this week in Houston, Texas, also welcomed Richie Mittal and Luke von Oldenburg as its newly elected Directors.
The following Directors were elected by the Board to serve as IAQA's Board Officers:
Mr. Michael Bowdoin, First Vice President
Mr. Samuel Bergman, Vice President
Ms. Melissa Helmick, Vice President
Mr. Greg Long, Treasurer
Mr. John Lapotaire, Immediate Past President
In addition, Ms. Alice Delia and Mr. Todd Stevens will continue their terms as Board Directors.