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Snyder makes appointments to Board of Boiler Rules

Thursday, July 17, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Lawrence Black, of Pinckney, Chris Lanzon, of Harrison Township, Dale Palmer, of Byron Center, Ryan Randazzo, of Brownstown, and David Robin, of Howell, and to the Board of Boiler Rules.

The 11-member board formulates definitions and rules for the safe construction, installation, inspection and repair of boilers in the state.

“I thank this experienced group of appointees for their service on this board,” Snyder said.

Four-year terms expiring June 30, 2017:
Palmer is the owner and president of Dean Boiler Inc. in Grand Rapids for the past 12 years, and has been with the company for 27 years. Palmer holds a Michigan Boiler Installation & Repair License and a Michigan Mechanical License. He is a longstanding member of the Michigan Boilers Inspection Association. He will represent water tube manufacturers and replaces Eric Cameron.

Randazzo is the maintenance and production manager at the Trenton Channel Power Plant for DTE Energy, where he has worked for more than 11 years. Randazzo earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He will represent owners and users of boilers and replaces Roger Jenkins.

Robin retired from Detroit Public Schools as the facility manager and supervisor, and works as a consultant and an adjunct professor at Henry Ford Community College. Robin earned several certifications: federal certificate of completion, operating engineer apprenticeship, Detroit first class stationary engineer, CFC universal refrigerant recovery certification, ARI completion and universal refrigeration transition and recovery. Robin earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial administration from Central Michigan University. He will represent consulting engineers and fills the vacancy by the resignation of Daniel George Sovinski.

Four-year terms expiring June 30, 2018:
Black is the field services supervisor for Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co., where he has worked for 27 years. He earned a Michigan Boiler Special Inspector’s License. Black served in the Navy from 1981-1987. Black earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of the State of New York. He will represent boiler insurance companies and replaces Michael Kevin Muterspaugh.

Lanzon is the boilermaker superintendent and quality control manager at Barton Malow. He worked as a boilermaker mechanic, welder, and has been a general foreman for more than 18 years. Lanzon is a licensed Michigan boiler repairer-level IV. He served in the U.S. Army as a combat medic and an EMT. Lanzon earned a diploma from the Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program. He will represent boiler repairs contractors and replaces Amante Lanzon.

Appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.