Three New Members Elected to National Board Membership
Robby D. Troutt has been elected to National Board membership representing the state of Texas. Mr. Troutt served in the US Army from 1988-1991. After his military career, he worked as a boiler/chiller technician in the Oklahoma City metro area. In 2000, he joined with Dyn-Par at Tinker Air Force Base as a boiler plant operations supervisor. In 2006, he became an authorized inspector for Hartford Steam Boiler of Connecticut and worked in Texas, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, California, and China. In 2008, he became an inspection specialist and team leader for ASME and National Board joint reviews. Additionally, he served as an Oklahoma County Reserve deputy sheriff from 1997-2002.
Kevin Perdue has been elected to National Board membership representing the state of Oregon. Mr. Perdue worked for FMC Corporation as a welder from 1974-1994. In 1994, he worked as a welder and certified welding inspector (through the American Welding Society) for M.E. Industries – an ASME Section 8, Division 1, manufacturing plant specializing in aluminum and copper nickel under military standard procedures for land based and ship jet fuel filter separators, as well as ASME pressure vessels. In 2006, he took a position with the state of Oregon as a deputy boiler inspector and remained in that position until assuming the role of chief boiler inspector in 2012.
Paul M. Wilcox has been elected to National Board membership representing the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Wilcox earned an associate degree in heating, ventilation, and refrigeration from Milwaukee Area Technical College. He also served in the US Air Force. From 1983-1997 he worked as a heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician for multiple contractors. In 1997 he joined the city of Milwaukee as a boiler inspector and remained in that position until assuming the role of chief boiler inspector. Additionally, Mr. Wilcox has been a member of the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society since 1985.