Bob Kappel is the Director of Sales, Recreational Water Products North America for ProMinent Fluid Controls, Inc. His background consists of 29 years experience in the design, manufacture, installation, operation, and service of commercial water treatment, control, 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 & certification, product launches and market development. Kappel is an author of numerous articles featured in national trade magazines and many presentations across the US at national, regional, and local conferences. His extensive background includes tenure with Siemens Water Technologies, Hankscraft H2O Products and Engineered Treatment Systems/Neuman Pools. Other activities and certifications include member of the WQA Regional and State Regulatory Affairs committee, Member of the NSF AOP, Ozone and Operational Protection Task Groups, past co-chair of the Wisconsin HFS 172 Code Revision Committee, AFO Instructor Trainer, Executive Board Chairperson for the PPOA & AOAP, AALSO Life Support Operator- Level 2 and AALSO Water Quality Technician- Level 1.