LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) November 09, 2015
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) welcomed its fourth cadre to its Fellows Program during a reception November 9 at the 2015 Pool|Spa|Patio Expo in Las Vegas.
The newest Fellows include: Lew Akins, CBP, Ocean Quest Pools by Lew Akins; Kyle Chaikin, CBP, CSP, Ultimate Pool Care; Frank H. Goldstein, CBP, CSP, Chesapeake Aquatic Consultants; Steven Gorlin, CBP, CSP, Gorlin Pools and Spas; John Lochren, Solar Pool Enclosures of New York; Jack Manilla, CBP, CSP, Portofino Pools; John Migliaccio, CBP, The Pool & Spa Place; Michael Miller, CSP, Miller Pools; Jeff Mitchell, CBP, Dynasty Pools; Jerry Pasley, Bullfrog International; John Romano, CBP, CSP, All American Custom Pools & Spas.
“Our industry is happy to recognize the newest Fellows for their selfless contributions to the pool, spa and hot tub industry. Our Fellows represent a commitment to excellence and success in the industry. Their contributions are immeasurable,” APSP President and CEO Rich Gottwald said.
APSP established the Fellows program in November 2012. The peer-nominated honor was developed by the APSP Board of Directors to recognize leaders whose contributions have enhanced the professionalism of the pool, spa and hot tub industry through teaching, research and/or exemplary service to others.
Each year, APSP honors individuals as Fellows. These individuals may be nominated from any segment of the industry and may be honored posthumously. For more information about the program, visit APSP.org/Fellows or contact Director, Standard Promotion and Adoption Susan Hilaski by email or phone at 703-838-0083, Ext. 150.
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.