2016-2017 HVI Board of Directors

Mr. Daniel Forest – Chairman of the Board
Mr. Forest is Vice President of Technology and Product Development for Venmar Ventilation Inc. Venmar Ventilation Inc. is located in Drummondville, Quebec. Venmar Ventilation Inc. manufactures range hoods, heat and energy recovery ventilators and whole house ventilation systems. Mr. Forest received the HVI Distinguished Service Award in 2013. He currently serves as the Chair of the HVI Certification Committee and the HVI Nominating Committee.

Mr. Terry Siegel – Vice Chair/Treasurer
Mr. Siegel is CEO of Ventamatic, Ltd. located in Mineral Wells, Texas. Ventamatic manufactures a full line of portable ventilation options as well as a range of other residential, commercial and agricultural ventilation products. He serves as Chair of the HVI Finance Committee.

Ola Wettergren – Secretary
Mr. Wettergren is President of the North American subsidiary of Systemair Inc. Systemair produces a variety of energy-efficient products including energy recovery ventilators, inline fans, air distribution products and accessories. Ola served as HVI's Chairman of the Board from October 2005 to October 2007. He received special recognition from the HVI membership in 2007 for his service and leadership during challenging times. Ola is currently the Vice Chair of the HVI Codes & Standards Committee.

Ms. Sherry Brockman – Member-At-Large
Ms. Brockman is the Platform Leader for Ventilation Products for GE Appliances located in Louisville, Kentucky. GE Appliances manufactures a full line of home appliances. She currently serves as Chair of the HVI Marketing Council.

Mr. James Dean – Member-at-Large
Mr. Grinbergs is Director of Product Development/Engineering at Airia Brands, Inc. in London, Ontario. Airia Brands primarily manufactures HRV/ERV products in addition to air handlers, inline fans and air filtration equipment. He serves as Vice Chair of the HVI Lab Oversight Committee.

Mr. Peter Grinbergs – Member-at-Large
Mr. Grinbergs is Director of Product Development/Engineering at Airia Brands, Inc. in London, Ontario. Airia Brands primarily manufactures HRV/ERV products in addition to air handlers, inline fans and air filtration equipment. He serves as Vice Chair of the HVI Lab Oversight Committee.

Russell Pope – Member-At-Large
Mr. Pope is the National Research and Development Manager for Panasonic Eco Solutions Company North America. His responsibilities include all ventilation product R&D, national and state code development, and national standard development. Russell received the Future of HVI Award in 2014. Russell served as HVI's Industry Relations Director from June 2015 to May 2016.

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