Carvin DiGiovanni has been employed by The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (formerly known as the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals) from 1990 to the present. He currently is Vice President for Technical and Standards where he directs PHTA’s standards and technical programs. He was recently presented with the International Code Council Affiliate Award “in recognition of his service and commitment to the development of codes and standards in the interest of public safety.” DiGiovanni worked to create WWA’s first ANSI-approved standard for the waterpark industry, “ANSI/APSP-9 2005 American Nation Standard for Aquatic Recreational Facilities.” He also worked on the International Code Council (ICC) to get the contents of the aforementioned ANSI waterpark standard into the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC). To date, this code has been adopted into law in 21 states and 119 local jurisdictions. DiGiovanni’s accomplishments in the standards and technical arena has positioned the PHTA as the authority on pools, spas and hot tubs to government, regulators and consumers. He holds a master’s degree in industrial safety from New York University and a second master’s degree in supervision and administration from the City University of New York.