National Board News

Michael J. Pischke Appointed National Board Assistant Executive Director-Administrative

The National Board is pleased to announce Michael J. Pischke, former GE Power Services quality assurance director, has been appointed the National Board’s new assistant executive director – administrative, effective January 22.

Mr. Pischke began his career in the pressure equipment industry 39 years ago as a pressure vessel welder. Ten years into the profession, he left welding to obtain a bachelor of science in metallurgical engineering, and later a master of science in material science.

For the past 23 years, he has worked in quality management positions for Alfa Laval and GE Power. In these positions he has been responsible for quality and welding programs in compliance with ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (ASME Code) Sections I, VIII, IX and the National Board Inspection Code. He also served on various ASME Code Committees over the last 20 years and the National Board Advisory Committee for six years.