The International Fluid Power Society Announces 2011 Board of Directors

New Board of Directors approved at recent Annual Meeting.

Cherry Hill, NJ, October 21, 2010 --( Mr. Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS, CFPAI, Training Manager, SMC Corporation of America, was elected as the 51st president of the International Fluid Power Society during its recent annual meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Jensen will take office in January, 2011.

The following Officers were also confirmed at the IFPS 2010 Annual Meeting:

First Vice President - Pat Maluso, CFPMHM, CFPS, CFPAI - Western Hydrostatics, Inc
Immediate Past President - Rickey L. Rodeffer, CFPMT, CFPS, CFPMIH, CFPAI - The Boeing Company
Treasurer - Tom Blansett, CFPS, CFPAI - Eaton Corporation
Vice President Certification - Wayne Farley, CFPAI, CFPMMH - American Electric Power
Vice President Marketing & Public Relations - Mark Perry, CFPHS - Fitzsimmons Hydraulics
Vice President Education - Jimmy Simpson, CFPMM, CFPS, CFPAI - Nusim & Associates
Vice President Membership/Chapter Support - George Bufink, CFPAI, CFPMMH - American Electric Power - Retired

The following Directors-at-Large were also confirmed:
Mike Anderson, CFPS - Motion Industries
Richard Bullers, CFPPS - SMC Corporation of America
Bismark (Bill) Castaneda, CFPHS - Automation Tech, Inc.
Dan Helgerson, CFPS, CFPPMT, CFPAI - Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc.
Rance Herren, CFPS - National Oilwell Varco
Jeremiah Johnson, CFPHS - Caterpillar, Inc.,
Bill Jordan, CFPMHM, CFPAI - Altec Industries
Jean Knowles, CFPS, CFPE - Spencer Fluid Power, Inc.
L. David Ruffus, CFPAI, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Georgia Power Company

Justin Sergeant, CFPS - Open Loop Energy, Inc.
Samuel Skelton, CFPPS, CFPAI - SMC Corporation of America
Marti Wendel, CFPS, CFPE - The Paquin Company, Inc.

Honorary Directors-at-Large
Robert Firth
Raymond Hanley, CFPE/AI-Emeritus
John Groot, CFPPS

The International Fluid Power Society is an International Organization for Fluid Power and Motion Technology professionals with chapters throughout the U.S., as well as internationally, and student chapters in leading Fluid Power Educational Institutions. The Society's services include Membership, Education, and Certification. For more information about the International Fluid Power Society, visit

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