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PAHRA Elects New Board and Officers

This February, the Partnership for Air-conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA) announced the election of new board members for the organization.

Michael Honeycutt, CEO of Workforce Development for the City of Durham, NC was elected President. He will succeed Dr. Gerard Kennedy, Executive Vice President of the Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC), who will now serve as Treasurer. Dr. Kennedy had served as PAHRA’s President for the past five years.

Rounding out the leadership are Warren Lupson, Director of Education for the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), who will serve as Vice President; and Donald Prather, Technical Services Manager of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), who will serve as Secretary.

Elected or re-elected to the PAHRA Board were: Jim Bullington, Trade & Industry Education Program Specialist for the Oklahoma Department of CTE; Donald Frendberg, Principal of Phase 3 Insights, LLC; Talbot Gee, CEO of the Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI); John Lanier, COO of North American Technician Excellence (NATE); Mark Lowry, Director of Operations & Administration of Rotary International; and Stephanie Murphy, Chief Financial Officer of AHRI.

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