National Board Chairman Jack Given (left) and Executive Director David Douin (right) present Mr. Reetz with the 2013 Safety Medal
Reetz Named 2013 Safety Medal Recipient
North Dakota Chief Boiler Inspector Robert Reetz was presented with the 2013 National Board Safety Medal award at the 82nd National Board/ASME General Meeting in Miami, Florida.
As one of the National Board’s most active members, Mr. Reetz has served on the Board of Trustees as first vice chairman for two terms; as chairman of the Task Group on National Board Bylaws, the Task Group on Definitions of a Jurisdiction, and the Task Group on Budget. Since 1992, he has served as chairman of the Standing Committee on Constitution and Bylaws. He also served on no less than 11 National Board committees, including the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC).
In his home jurisdiction, Mr. Reetz is responsible for the adoption of the NBIC, registration of pressure vessels, licensing of historic boilers, and establishment of an anhydrous ammonia inspection program.
He celebrates 30 years as a National Board chief inspector on September 1 of this year.