ATLANTA — BACnet International announced the results of its board of directors elections. The new board is comprised of eight industry executives who will continue to focus on expanding the successful use of the BACnet building automation protocol.

The following individuals will serve on the 2016 BACnet International board of directors:

Roland Laird (chair) is the founder and president of Reliable Controls Corp. From 2005 to 2010, he was an active participant in BACnet International’s BACnet Testing Labs working group and the ASHRAE SSPC 135 BACnet Committee.

Andy McMillan is president of BACnet International, where he works with users and suppliers to expand and enhance the BACnet community.

Jonathan Fulton is the founder of Building Control Integrators (BCI), which specializes in high-level BACnet integrations.

Brad Hill works as project management office leader for Honeywell Environmental and Energy Solutions where he is involved in leading the new product development of commercial building offerings.

Dennis Swoboda is the vice president of sales and marketing for Blue Ridge Technologies, a manufacturer of native BACnet lighting control solutions designed for open communication with most building automation systems.

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.

Nancy Stein is director of product management for Siemens Building Technologies, Control Products and Systems (CPS) Business Unit.

Michael R. Wilson works for Automated Logic where he is presently the product marketing manager.

“We have a great team of leaders on the board of directors for BACnet International,” said McMillan. “This group has experience in all areas of building technology and automation. 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.”

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. BACnet International oversees operation of the BACnet Testing Labs (BTL) and maintains a global listing of tested products. For more information, visit

Publication date: 2/5/2016 

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