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Primary Area of Expertise

Swimming Pool

Expert Witness Profile

Swimming pool consultant with over 30 years of experience in service, consulting, training/education, code/regulation development, and expert witness. Contributed to aquatic textbooks and related articles, influenced State Recreational Bathing Codes, and presented at national industry conferences. Provided leadership to such organizations as PHTA (former NSPF® and APSP), NESPA, CAI - NJ, NJAA, NJPRS, PRPS and NJ and MA Health Departments. Named to the VGB training team to NESPA by CPSC to provide training services on compliance to health and building code officials in NJ, PA, CT and NY. In 2016, named to the NSPF® Advanced Service Technician™ (AST) Review Committee and Team of Pilot Instructors. In 2019, named to the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance's first Education Task Force and one of five providers for a new required training for pool directors in the State of New Jersey. In 2020, selected to present Pool Chemistry module for Environmental Public Health program for NJREHS licensing. In 2021, named to the PHTA-1 and PHTA-2 Standard Writing Committee (SWC), as well as the PHTA CPO® Advisory Council. In 2022, hired to train New Jersey Health Officials how to perform pool inspections per state code.

Education & Licenses

PHTA (NSPF®) Certified Pool/Spa Operator® (CPO® Certified) and Instructor, PHTA (NSPF®) Advanced Service Technician™ (AST™) Instructor, Certified Pool/Spa Inspector™ (CPI™), PHTA (APSP) Certified Building Professional (CBP) & Course Instructor, PHTA (APSP) Certified Service Professional (CSP) & Course Instructor, PHTA (APSP) Certified Service Technician Instructor (CST) & Course Instructor, PHTA (APSP) Certified Maintenance Specialist (CMS) & Course Instructor, PHTA (APSP) Professional Pool & Spa Operator (PPSO) and Instructor, National Plasterers Council Start-Up Technician, Attended over 500 hours of pool related courses and seminars.