BACnet International, the industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems today announced the results of its recent board of directors nomination and voting process. The board will be comprised of seven executives, including: Andy McMillan, Brad Hill, Paul Jordan, Roland Laird, Raymond Rae, Nancy Stein, and Michael R. Wilson. The board of BACnet International will continue to focus on expanding the use of the BACnet building automation protocol. Complete information on BACnet International board members can be found here: http://www.bacnetinternational.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=5
The following individuals are joining the 2013 BACnet International Board of Directors:
Brad Hill – Global Technology Leader – Honeywell International
Brad Hill is working as a Global Technology Leader for Honeywell International where he is involved in developing solutions for the energy domain. He joined Honeywell in 1990 where he was involved in the design and programming of complex integrated control solutions for large projects. He began involvement with BACnet in 1996 through the need to integrate BACnet devices into building management systems. In 1999, he began product development work which included the development of a BACnet Operator Workstation, where he acquired a deep knowledge of the BACnet standard, after which time he continued on to lead Building Management product developments, and ultimately govern over them. He holds an MBA, BCompSc (Hons), and a DipElecEng, and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and PMP®.
“I want to continue to endorse the effort of enhancing our member's experience with the testing laboratories and interoperability workshops, and to expand the awareness of BACnet's ever-increasing benefits across the globe,” stated Brad Hill, Global Technology Leader for Honeywell International.
Paul T. Jordan – Chief Technology Officer – American Auto-Matrix
Paul Jordan is the Chief Technology Officer for American Auto-Matrix, a commercial controls technology leader and US manufacturer that is a Service Connected Disabled Veteran Owned, Woman-Owned Small Business (CCR Cage No. 4LL80). Prior to this, Paul has been a Consultant, President of a fire protection company, and Sr. VP of Siebe Environmental Controls (now part of a different multi-national controls conglomerate). He has held executive positions in several other industries and holds a number of patents for products ranging from the Keyless drill chuck to a controller for variable displacement automobile engines. He is a graduate mechanical engineer with degrees from MIT and the University of Toledo, a registered Professional Engineer, and a former US Army Captain.
“I continue to serve on the Board of Directors as I feel that the impact we make is wide sweeping and valuable,” stated Paul Jordan, Chief Technology Officer for American Auto-Matrix. “The work we do with BACnet International helps to shape the industry in a meaningful way.”
Raymond Rae – Vice President – Delta Controls, Inc.
Raymond Rae is the Vice President of Delta Controls Inc., a full line manufacturer of native BACnet Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems for Building Automation Systems (BAS). Raymond co-founded the Delta Controls Group in 1980, which now has thousands of installations worldwide. Raymond has enjoyed more than 35 years in the HVAC industry and has an extensive background, which includes: energy auditing, computerized building simulations, system commissioning, controls, engineering, product certifications, design, and marketing. Raymond has been a member of ASHRAE since 1984.
Michael R Wilson – Business Development Manager – Automated Logic
Michael R. Wilson has worked for Automated Logic since 2003, where he currently holds the Business Development Manager position in the OEMCtrl group. He has also volunteered for BACnet International for the past 5 years, where he has served as the Marketing Committee Chair as well as a member of the Steering Committee. Michael’s outstanding leadership and volunteerism have been recognized by BACnet International on many occasions, where he has won awards for “Always coming to the rescue”, “Volunteer of the Year”, and for being “An individual who exhibits outstanding leadership”. Michael has a strategy and information technology background and has also served as the presentation consultant to CIOs of Delta Air Lines and The Home Depot.
“I am pleased to serve on the Board of BACnet International, which allows me to be in a position to make a positive impact on the future of our industry,” stated Michael R Wilson, Business Development Manager for Automated Logic. “BACnet International gives me the opportunity to actively contribute to improving building controls by influencing the direction of global control standards, improving product interoperability, thereby making the world a greener place.”
Andy McMillan, BACnet International President commented on the results of the board elections, “We have a great team of leaders on the board of directors for BACnet International. This group has experience in all areas of building technology and automation.” McMillan added, “As the industry continues to evolve, BACnet International remains committed to providing educational programs and opportunities to help building owners/operators, building engineers and facility managers take full advantage of the BACnet protocol.”
Companies interested in enjoying the benefits of BACnet International membership can get more information here.
About BACnet International
BACnet International is an industry association that facilitates the successful use of the BACnet protocol in building automation and control systems through interoperability testing, educational programs and promotional activities. The BACnet standard was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and has been made publicly available so that manufacturers can create interoperable systems of products. BACnet International complements the work of the ASHRAE standards committee and BACnet-related interest groups around the world. BACnet International members include building owners, consulting engineers and facility managers, as well as companies involved in the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of control equipment that uses BACnet for communication. For more information, please visit www.bacnetinternational.org.