Trinity Consultants, an international environmental consulting firm specializing in industrial air quality issues, announces that President/CEO John E. (Jay) Hofmann was elected to the Board of Directors of the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO) at the association’s recent annual meeting.  Hofmann has been a member of CIBO since the early 90’s and has been active on the Environmental and Communications, Education, and Outreach Committees where he participates in environmental regulatory development, meeting and conference planning and education development on issues affecting CIBO members such as the recently proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Major Sources: Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers (Boiler MACT).  He has presented numerous technical presentations at association conferences on issues such as boiler requirements related to New Source Review, NSPS, and MACT standards.  An environmental veteran with 25 years of experience, Mr. Hofmann is a respected adviser, speaker, and instructor on air quality regulations impacting industrial sources. 

Speaking on his selection, Mr. Hofmann commented, “I certainly appreciate the opportunity to serve on CIBO’s Board.  The Council does excellent work representing the interests of industrial boiler owners and I am gratified to assist with their environmental issues.”

Founded in 1978, CIBO is a broad-based trade association of industrial boiler owners, architect-engineers, universities, and related equipment manufacturer representing 20 major industrial sectors.  CIBO is active in developing technically sound, reasonable, and cost-effective energy and environmental regulations for boilers and other industrial energy facilities.  According to CIBO President Robert D. Bessette, “Jay’s in depth understanding of the energy and environmental implications for business today and his keen leadership and communications skills will be of significant help for CIBO as it  looks for ways to work with others for energy, environmental and economic survival, growth and sustainability in a highly uncertain legislative and regulatory environment .”

Founded in 1974, Trinity Consultants has offices in 29 U.S. cities and China and performs over 2,000 environmental consulting projects annually, primarily focusing on air quality regulatory issues affecting industrial facilities.  Trinity also markets BREEZEenvironmental modeling software, implements technology solutions for EH&S information management, and provides EH&S staffing services.