• Thomas E. Bettcher, president and chief executive officer of Copeland Corporation, was elected chairman of the board of directors for the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) (Arlington, VA). Other officers elected are first vice chairman, David R. Pannier; second vice chairman, Scott Boxer; immediate past chairman, Daniel W. Holmes Jr.; vice president, Ralph Coppola; vice president, Geraud Darnis; vice president, Steven S. Duerwachter; vice president, David J. Huntley; vice president, David J. LaGrand; vice president, John H. Reilly; vice president, Peter Spellar; vice president, Robert Wilkins; and treasurer, Debbie Hawkins.

    Publication date: 12/02/2002