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NEBB Announces Jim Whorton as 2018-2019 President

Gaithersburg, MD, October 26, 2018: The NEBB Board of Directors named Mr. Jim Whorton, PE, NEBB CP, as the 2018-2019 NEBB President during its Board of Directors’ meeting held in Savannah, GA, October 19-20, 2018.  Mr. Whorton succeeds Mr. Don Hill, who served as the 2017-2018 NEBB President.

Jim Whorton the Vice President of ViroCon, Inc., based in Kansas City, Missouri, is a graduate of the Missouri University of Science and Technology and is a registered professional engineer.  Prior to joining ViroCon in 1990, he began his career working for a mechanical contractor.   Jim currently provides TAB and Commissioning services for critical environment facilities across the United States. 

Jim served as President-Elect of NEBB and on the Executive/Finance Committee, has served on the Board of Directors, the Building Systems Commissioning Committee and has served as the president of Great Plains NEBB chapter.  He became a NEBB TAB Certified Professional in 1996.

Tiffany Suite, NEBB Executive Vice President, stated, "It is with honor that I congratulate President Whorton on his new appointment for 2018-2019.  Leadership is defined by conviction, vision, passion and inspiration, all of which he exemplifies.  Jim shares the vision for NEBB as his predecessors have and I have no doubt that he will continue to work towards these initiatives as we move through 2019. NEBB is in great hands under Jim’s leadership and I am grateful to have the opportunity to support him".

"I am honored to be appointed by the Board of Directors to serve as NEBB’s 2018-2019 President", said Whorton.  "My predecessors have implemented several projects to enhance our education and training programs, which further increase the value of our certification programs.  Everchanging educational delivery systems, along with the tried and true hands-on methods of training are areas which will continue to be one of the main objectives for NEBB.  I look forward to working with the tremendous volunteers, staff and the Board to continue expanding the value of NEBB certifications, to those who hold them and to the industry." 

The full listing of the current NEBB’s Board of Directors can be reviewed at



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