Member News

New National Board Members

Marvin J. Byrum represents Alabama. Mr. Byrum served in the United States Navy for 26 years. He retired as a senior chief boiler technician and steam generating plant inspector. During his time in the service, he authored the initial “Electronic Boiler Controls Program” and wrote the “Hagan Nuclear Feed Pump Controls” training course.  He was hired by the Alabama Department of Labor in 2007 as a full time boiler inspector. He is also a qualified elevator inspector.


David Andrew Sandfoss represents Nevada. Mr. Sandfoss served in the United States Navy (SS) from 1977 to 1996, and retired as a nuclear machinist’s mate. His civilian career began with CNA Insurance, where he worked as a loss control specialist until 2000. He then joined with the state of Nevada as a safety specialist (boiler/elevator) from 2000 to 2008, until assuming the role of safety supervisor in 2008.



Member Retirement

Mark Moore retired from the state of Michigan May 31, 2016. Mr. Moore served the US Army, military police, from 1972 to 1975. Between 1980 and 1990, he was employed with multiple Florida contractors as a plumber/pipefitter and boiler installer. He was a vocational instructor III/H.P. boiler operator at Lowell Correctional facility from 1991-1998. He joined the state of Michigan as a boiler inspector in 2004 and earned his National Board commission in 2006. He was appointed assistant chief inspector in January 2011 and became chief in October 2013.