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The Elevator Riders Riding Club (ERRC) is a group consisting of vertical transportation industry members that combine their love for the elevator industry and their love for riding. Joining the ERRC is your chance to do both! The club puts on and encourages others to facilitate fundraising events to support the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation.
Contact: Glenn Duncan
Representation: The ERRC is an international club consisting of vertical transportation members who love to ride and promote safety in our industry. Prospective members do not have to ride to join! Becoming a member helps to promote safety and support the EESF!
Responsibility: Facilitates fundraising events/activities for the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, promotes safety initiatives and social gatherings for members.
Contact: See Board of Directors
President: Terri Flint, University of Michigan
Representation: Elevator U supports and encourages the exchange of ideas and information relative to vertical transportation in academic facilities. Membership includes university facility managers, consultants, vendors and others with ties to the industry.
Standing Committee: 2013-2014 Board of Directors:
Terri Flint (University of Michigan): President - firstname.lastname@example.org
Martin Culp (University of Maryland): Chairman of the Board, email@example.com
Bob Schumacher (Michigan State University): Vice President - firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Pydynowski (Illinois State University): Treasurer - SBPYDYN@ilstu.edu
Brad O’Guynn (Elevator World): Secretary - email@example.com
Tom Sybert (CJ Anderson): Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Don Ross (DH Ross Inspections): Director -DHROSSELEVINSP@MSN.COM
Brad Haldeman (Penn State University): Director - email@example.com
Glenn Duncan (PSI): Founding Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
IAEC brings together qualified vertical transportation professionals to improve the general function of the industry in all its phases. IAEC creates a forum for exchanging ideas, experiences, innovations and discussing regulations.
Contact: Sheila Swett, Executive Director
Representation: Elevator and Escalator transportation design professionals and private inspectors who provide independent consulting services to building owners, managers, architects, engineers and developers.
Responsibility: Provides unbiased opinions and analysis relating to elevators/escalators independent of views expressed by manufacturing, sales or service organizations or local, state or federal agencies.
NAEC is a national association of elevator contractors, suppliers, and professionals serving primarily the interests of its members in regards to products and services; promoting safe and reliable elevator, escalator and short-range transportation and promoting excellence in the management of member companies.
Contact: Teresa S. Witham, Executive Director
President: John Sweeney
Representation: Commercial, residential and freight elevator contractors, accessibility contractors, escalator contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, consultants, inspectors and institution representatives.
Responsibility: Educational seminars, conventions, industry communications, certification program, trade show.
Standing Committee: Codes and Standards, Education, Membership, Awards, Personnel Resource, Member Services, Nominating, and Exhibit Advisory
CEA was formed in 1984 and has 500 members. The secretariat together with the Institute of Building Mechanization. CEA is one of the sponsors of China World Elevator & Escalator Expo and China Elevator Magazine.
Contact: Zhang Lexiang
President: Ren Tianxiao
Representation: Elevator manufacturers, installers and maintainers, as well as inspection and testing organizations and research and educational institutions
Responsibility: Promoting technical progress and elevatoring techniques; helping the relevant government department stipulate the industrial policy and carry out the industrial administration; and serving as bridge and tie of government and enterprise
Standing Committee: Technical, Safety, Editorial for CHINA ELEVATOR magazine, as well as Design and Manufacture, Installation and Maintenance Committee.
NEIEP was established in 1967 by Joint Agreement of the NEII and the IUEC for the purpose of providing an exclusive program for educating and training elevator constructor mechanics and helpers.
Contact: John J. O’Donnell, National Director
Representation: IUEC Mechanics and Helpers
Responsibility: Training and education
KESI was established in 1992 by Korea Government and has 500 employees now. KESI has been dedicated to statutory inspection, education of inspectors and other elevator personnel, safety campaign, training and assistance in technological development to maintain elevator safety according to Law on the Manufacture and Management of Elevators.
Contact: Sung-Min Park, Manager
President: You Dae-Woon
Responsibility: Safety Inspection, Accident Investigation, Standardization, Technical Services (Diagnosis, Supervision, Consulting, Appraisal), Statutory Education, Publications
Provides training forums related to amusement ride safety, administration, regulation and enforcement at all levels of city, county, state, provincial, U.S. and Canada. Fosters cooperation among regulatory officers themselves and between them and the many manufacturers, industrial, business and consumer interests affected by their official activities.
Contact: Leonard A. Cavalier, executive director
President: Joe Gallagher
Representation: Amusement ride safety
Responsibility: To promote communication between jurisdictions and to provide training to amusement ride safety inspectors.
Standing Committee: Inspector Certification/Ethics, Public Relations, Education Audit and Budget, Constitution, Codes and Standards, ASTM Liaison, Membership, Parks Carnivals & Expositions, Employee Safety
Incorporated in 1991 as a charitable foundation, dedicated to safety and education of the general public for the vertical transportation industry. Contributions are tax deductible in the year given. Original founders: NAEC, NEII, NAESA and ELEVATOR WORLD. For information, call toll-free at 1-800-949-6442.
Contact: Barbara Allen, Executive Director
President: John Koshak, Chairman
Representation: Membership open to all interested in promoting public awareness and safety. Actively solicits contributors for membership from the industry, users, user groups and other affiliates.
Responsibility: Our mission is to educate the public on the safe and proper use of elevators, escalators and moving walks through informational programs.
Standing Committee: Programs, Volunteers, Program Development, Fundraising, Administration, Public Relations