The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute held its inaugural Leadership Forum Nov. 11-13 in Tucson, Arizona, during which it elected its new officers and presented awards to industry leaders.
"Without these dedicated industry leaders, AHRI would not be the recognized voice of the industry and reliable source for information," said AHRI President and CEO Stephen Yurek. "We are very grateful for their service to AHRI and the HVACR and water heating industry."
AHRI's new Chairman is William Steel, President and CEO of Bard Manufacturing Co.
The AHRI Board of Directors is as follows:
The Richard C. Schulze Award is given for distinguished service and commitment to AHRI and the industry's goals and objectives. AHRI congratulates:
The AHRI Public Service Award recognizes deserving individuals or organizations outside of AHRI and its member companies that have made a significant contribution to the HVACR industry. AHRI was pleased to present this award to Warren Heeley of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada
The Distinguished Service Award is AHRI's highest honor; it recognizes individuals who are leaders in the industry and who have made significant contributions throughout their careers. AHRI honored Frank Stanonik, who retired from AHRI this year after a career in the industry that spanned more tha 40 years..