The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced the 2013 officers of the Board of Directors at their Annual Meeting. Steve Gorlin, CBP, CSP, of Gorlin Pools & Spas has been installed as Chairman of the Board. Gorlin joins other new 2013 officers, April Nielsen, new Chairman-Elect, Joe Amato, new Past Chairman, and Joe M. Vassallo, new Secretary/Treasurer.
Gorlin’s career in the pool and spa industry began over 40 years ago and in 1999 he founded Gorlin Pools & Spas. Of his new position as 2013 APSP Chairman of the Board, Gorlin said, “It’s an honor and privilege to serve the pool, spa and hot tub industry in this capacity. It is the work of all APSP volunteer leaders that challenges and inspires me. So with a healthy respect for our history and an excited vision of the future I will do my best to inspire greatness, build bridges, and challenge us all to unite efforts toward growing our industry.”
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, hot tub, and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers, and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, to consumer outreach and public safety.