IFPS Committees

IFPS has five (5) committees representing three (3) areas of IFPS’s mission statement encompassing certification, standardization, and education. Our committee members provide a cross-section of expertise and experience that steer the direction and momentum the IFPS.  By joining one of our committees, you will align yourself with a community of professional individuals involved with the ongoing changes in the fluid power industry and the IFPS.

Finance Committee
The Finance Committee advises the Board of Directors and oversee sustainable fiscal positioning, adherence to IFPS financial policies, increasing spendable income and promoting future endowments to ensure sound growth while maintaining non-profit status.
If you would like to join the Finance Committee, e-mail:

  • Chair: Jeff Kenney, CFPIHM, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Coastal Hydraulics, Inc.
  • Vice Chair: Jeff Hodges, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPMHM - Altec Industries, Inc.

Certification Committee
The Certification Committee will assure continuous development and improvement of fluid power motion control certifications, based upon defensible standards, to advance the Fluid Power Industry.
If you would like to join the Certification Committee, e-mail:

  • Committee Chair: Timothy White, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPS, CFPECS, CFPMIH,CFPMMH, CFPMIP, CFPMT, CFPMM - The Boeing Company
  • Vice Chair: John Juhasz, CFPECS, CFPS, Kraft Fluid Systems, Inc.

Education Committee
The Education Committee advances the professional knowledge of those in the fluid power industry by embracing, encouraging, developing, and championing educational and training opportunities. 
If you would like to join the Education Committee, e-mail:

  • Committee Chair: Ken Dulinski, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPECS, CFPHS, CFPMIH, CFPMMH - Macomb Community College
  • Vice Chair: 

Membership Committee
The Membership committee develops strategies that will increase the value of an IFPS membership and involve, influence, and attract new and retain existing individuals, chapters, companies, and associations.
If you would like to join the Membership Committee, e-mail:

  • Committee Chair: Bill Jordan, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Altec Industries, Inc.
  • Vice Chair: Rocky Phoenix, CFPMHM, CFPMHT - Open Loop Energy, Inc.

Marketing and Public Relations Committee
The Marketing and Public Relations Committee serves to actively engage in increasing brand awareness through the development of promotional materials and communication enhancing the public understanding and the value of the Society to all.
If you would like to join the Marketing and Public Relations Committee, e-mail:


Appointed or elected positions:

Board of Directors (elected position)
Richard Bullers, CFPPS, SMC Corporation of America

Strategic Planning Committee
The IFPS Strategic Planning Committee monitors, adjudicates, schedules, and formulates projects designed to advance the mission of the IFPS.
D. Dean Houdeshell, PE, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPMHT, CFPMHM
Cemen Tech Inc.

Nominating Committee

D. Dean Houdeshell, PE, CFPAI/AJPP, CFPE, CFPS, CFPIHT, CFPMHT, CFPMHM
Cemen Tech Inc.


09/27/17
2018 Board of Directors Approved
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11/13/17
2018 Meeting Information
Training / Upcoming Events
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11/14/17
PS and HS Certification Updates
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11/14/17
Important Information for Engineer and System Designer Certifications
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03/19/18
AI Workshop Coming to Detroit



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