PLAINFIELD, Ind., September 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tommy nelms, owner of Sweeps & Ladders Chimney Service at Franklin, Tennessee as the new chairman of the board of directors, succeeding Chuck roydhouse, owner of Anne Arundel County Clean Sweep.
What we do matters and we will do great things.
Having spent over thirteen years in the fire service before starting his business, Nelms put his experience as a former Williamson County firefighter to keep homes safe in the area and made it their mission to educate homeowners on how to prevent fires in the first place. CSIA Certified for over eleven years, Nelms has earned the impressive distinction of CSIA Master Chimney Sweep® – an award given to professionals who go above and beyond to stay at the forefront of the fireplace industry. and evacuation. Nelms has served on the Board of Directors since 2017 and previously held the title of Vice President.
“AMSC is all of us. To be successful, we need everyone’s help. I look forward to everyone’s comments, suggestions and ideas, ”says Tommy nelms. “I am so excited to be going to work for CSIA and for all of you. What we do is counting and we are going to do great things.”
Other new appointments to the Board of Directors include John ceaser of Ceaser Chimney Service, Inc., Vice President, Kurt felgemacher of the masonry of Felgemacher, secretary and Avery Söderman of Wells & Sons Chimney Service, Treasurer.
About the Chimney Safety Institute of America
The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors dedicated to the education, training and certification of chimney and industry professionals. Additionally, we strive to educate the public about the dangers of chimney fires and other issues related to the maintenance and performance of chimney and ventilation systems. Since 1983, CSIA has been the industry leader in chimney and venting training. Our nationally recognized credentials include the CSIA® Certified Chimney Sweep, the CSIA® Certified Chimney Specialist, the CSIA Certified Dryer Evacuation Technician® and the CSIA® Master Chimney Sweep.
SOURCE Chimney Safety Institute of America