National Board Announces Member Retirements
Steven Townsend retired as chief boiler inspector for the province of Prince Edward Island on August 26, 2022.
Mr. Townsend was an NBBI member for 11 years and spent nearly 30 years in the boiler and pressure vessel industry. Before working for Prince Edward Island, he worked for 18 years as a shift engineer responsible for the maintenance and operation of central heating plants and steam and ammonia refrigeration systems.
Edward Hilton retired as chief boiler inspector for the commonwealth of Virginia on September 1, 2022.
An NBBI member for 14 years, Mr. Hilton spent more than four decades working in the boiler and pressure vessel industry. Prior to working for the state, he worked at Virginia Power at NDE Level III. Mr. Hilton also worked at Atlas Machine and Iron Works, Precision Inspection, and Trans-Eastern Inspection.