The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. announced on November 29 the appointment of Jason McKinnon, director of engineering services, Viega LLC in Broomfield, Colorado, as the chair of its Education Committee.
“Our Education Committee,” states David M. Fink, PPI president, “is counted on by the various industries we serve to provide viable, validated instruction on all aspects of plastic pipe. This includes courses and curriculum in each of our five divisions plus the Hydrostatic Stress Board. In his new role, Jason will assist in delivering courses at conferences with other organizations and use delivery platforms such as Red Vector and PPI’s own eLearn™ educational channel. His input on the new courses PPI will develop will be highly beneficial and valuable.”
McKinnon has more than 20 years of engineering and training experience developing new curriculum and training modules. He has been a participating member of PPI for more than 10 years, mainly with the association’s Building & Construction Division, and was a founding member of the PPI Education Committee in 2013.
PPI is the major North American trade association representing the plastics pipe industry.