Bob Kappel is the Aquatics and Life Support System Regional Sales Manager for Central and Western U.S. for ProMinent Fluid Controls. His background consists of 24 years’ experience in the design, manufacture, installation and service of commercial and industrial water treatment, filtration and disinfection systems including ozone, chlorine dioxide, chlorine, ultraviolet, analyzers and controllers, RO, UF, anion and cation exchange, variable frequency drives and controls. His record of accomplishment includes 20+ years of facilities, sales and department management, product development, product launches and market development. Kappel is an author of numerous articles featured in national trade magazines and many presentations across the U.S. at national, regional and local conferences. His extensive background includes tenure with Siemens Water Technologies, Hankscraft H2O Products and Engineered Treatment Systems. Other activities include serving as a member of the WQA Regional and State Regulatory Affairs committee, past co-chair of the Wisconsin HFS 172 code revision committee, AFO instructor-trainer and Executive Board Chairperson for the PPOA.