IAPMO has announced the election of a new president and vice president to lead the association.

Courtney Arford, commercial plumbing and mechanical/building inspector for Douglas County, CO, has been elected president of the association. He brings 32 years of experience as a plumber, 22 as an instructor and eight as an inspector to assist him in the role.

Richard "Dick" Cheeseman, building official for the City of Cedar Falls, IA, was elected vice president. He has worked in the plumbing industry for over 25 years.