Barbara Koffron, fire marshal for the city of Phoenix, AZ, will fill a vacant seat on the International Code Council Board of Directors. Koffron, a certified building official, is an active member of the International Code Council and has served on several code development committees. She is also chairman of the Phoenix Development Advisory Board and the Technical Correlating Committee for Professional Qualifications for the Fire Service, and a part-time faculty member at Arizona State University-East, where she is a subject matter expert on managing fire prevention programs.

Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI) announced that Ben V. Dizon has joined the firm as a senior electrical engineer. Prior to joining GPI, Dizon was the director of engineering for John J. Christie and Associates.

Laars Heating Systems Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bradford White Corp., announced the appointment of Brian J. Iske to director of engineering. Iske has held a number of senior level executive positions in the industry with leading manufacturers.

LONMARK International announced the appointment of Ron Bernstein to the role of executive director. Bernstein has extensive experience in the specification, design, and implementation of control systems and the design and deployment of LONWORKS®-based devices. He has more than 14 years' experience with Echelon Corp. in a variety of roles relating to control systems in building automation, transportation and process control in industrial applications and home automation.