Member News, Advisory Committee

New Members Elected, Advisory Committee Update


New Members


Mark Jordan represents the commonwealth of Kentucky. Mr. Jordan was employed as the general manager for Queen Anne’s Railroad from 1992 to 1997. He was general manager for Big South Fork Scenic Railway from 1997 to 2004. In 2005, he became employed with the commonwealth of Kentucky as a boiler inspector until assuming his current role of chief.


Dan Sankovic represents the province of Manitoba. Mr. Sankovic was employed as a computer numerical control (CNC) machinist and then millwright with various companies between 1995 and 2006. In 2006, he joined with the Government of Manitoba as a power engineer until assuming his current role of boiler inspector.





Advisory Committee Update

At the August Board of Trustees meeting, Barry Berquist, president of Samuel Pressure Vessel Group, was appointed to the National Board Advisory Committee representing pressure vessel manufacturers. Peter Molvie was re-appointed to the committee representing boiler manufacturers.

Additionally, former Advisory Committee member Michael Pischke, who represented pressure vessel manufacturers, was presented with a plaque by Chairman John Burpee and Executive Director David Douin in appreciation for his service. Mr. Pischke served from 2009 to 2015.

Mr. Burpee (left) and Mr. Douin (right) present Mr. Pischke with plaque.