MAUI, HAWAII—James E. Hall, president and owner of Systems Management and Balancing Inc., Waukee, Iowa, was elected to the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA) Board of Directors. His four-year term began on Oct. 25 at the close of SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention.
“I would like to help educate our youth of today about our industry and the opportunities that exist for them,” Hall said. “I would like to share knowledge, both business and technical, to promote our industry and SMACNA for the future.”
Dedicated to the advancement of technical knowledge, Hall is a member of SMACNA’s Technical Resource Committee. He has served on SMACNA’s HVAC Total System Air Leakage Task Force, HVAC Systems Applications Task Force, and the NEMI/NEMIC Building Envelope Task Force. He also served as the SMACNA representative on the Indoor Air Quality Design Guide Committee for the ASHRAE Special Project 200 IAQ Design Guide.
A leader in the Sheet Metal Contractors of Iowa-Central Iowa chapter, he has served as the SMCI state president, on the state board of directors, and as Central Iowa chairman. He was on the Scholarship Committee and served as chapter councilor to SMACNA’s Council of Chapter Representatives. He is active in supporting West Des Moines Community Schools and the National Kidney Foundation.
He attended Texas A&M University and entered the sheet metal industry in 1984 as a project manager.
SMACNA, an international trade association representing 3,500 contributing contractor firms, is a leader in promoting quality and excellence in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry. SMACNA has national offices in Chantilly, Va., outside of Washington, D.C., and on Capitol Hill. Visit www.smacna.org.