North American Technician Excellence is shaking up its executive staff.
Patrick Murphy is out as vice president of certifications. Warren
Lupson, the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute’s education
director, has been named temporary certification director at NATE. The association’s
current president, Peter Schwartz, will now focus on government and non-government
relations, and Chairman Don Frendberg will become more involved in NATE
The association also announced that AHRI will
increase its support of NATE by helping with financial, human resource, legal,
government affairs and marketing/communications issues.
The changes were made, officials said, to ensure the staff is
structured for better association growth.