Four new members have been appointed to the Recreational Water Quality (RWQ) Committee of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP).

Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 16, 2016

Four new members have been appointed to the Recreational Water Quality (RWQ) Committee of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP). Joseph Laurino, Ph.D., President and CEO of Periodic Products, joins the RWQ Committee as chairman. Laurino replaces Stanley Pickens, Ph.D., who has stepped down after a long tenure of exceptional service.

Also new on the RWQ Committee are Jeff Boynton, General Manager of Delta UV Corporation; Kenneth Gregory, Compliance & Safety Manager of Aquatic Systems for Pentair Water Quality Systems; and John Weber, Manager of Quality and Technical Service for Lonza. These individuals join current RWQ Committee Members James Egan, Ph.D., LaMotte Company; Gregory Garrett, Applied Materials Technologies, Inc.; Jody O’Grady, Taylor Technologies, Inc.; David Oxley, Belleair Pool Service & Supply; Shajee Siddiqui, Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.; Kim Skinner, Pool Chlor; and Roy Vore, Ph.D., Bio-Lab, Inc.

“APSP’s RWQ Committee stands as the final word in the areas of water quality and water treatment for pools and hot tubs,” said APSP President & CEO Rich Gottwald. “Their contributions will be extremely valuable as APSP works toward water quality standards adoption,” he added.

The RWQ Committee provides technical expertise to APSP in the areas of water quality and water treatment. Currently they are revising The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/APSP-11 2009 (PA) Standard for Water Quality in Public Pools and Spas and will be focusing on a Proposed APSP-10 Standard for Water Quality in Residential Pools and Spas in June.

For more information about the Recreational Water Quality Committee, visit APSP.org or email Susan Hilaski at shilaski(at)apsp(dot)org.

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About APSP

The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, hot tub, and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers, and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, to consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas. For more information, visit APSP.org or the Association’s consumer site, EscapetoWater.com.

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