NSPF Moves Forward with Employee and Board Changes

NSPF Moves Forward with Employee and Board Changes

Product Developer Manager Position Filled with New Internal Transitions


Colorado Springs, COLORADO, November 24, 2015 –Educational non­profit National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) is proud to announce new appointments for the growing aquatic organization. Board member changes, a promotion, and a new hire will continue to shape the future moving forward for NSPF.

The NSPF’s Board of Directors list remains unchanged, but new officer titles have been given to three of the members. All Board changes took effect on November 1, 2015.


Bruce Dunn has been voted in as the President of the Board, succeeding Scot Hunsaker’s previous three year run. Dunn brings years of experience with him, in part from his own businesses, including Mission Pools of Escondido. His companies employ over 180 people who have built more than 12,000 pools, spas, and water features. Dunn has also served two terms as chairman of the Master Pools Guild and ten years as chairman for California’s Swimming Pool Educational Council.

Mr. Dunn is beginning his seventh year with the NSPF Board and has been impressed with the work accomplished by his predecessor, Scot Hunsaker. Dunn stated “Without question, Scot is a tremendous leader and a talented businessman. Scot’s involvement with Tom and the Board cannot be duplicated.” Dunn continued, “The NSPF has a great CEO in Tom and his team is continually improving as they hone their talents to achieve the Foundation's goals. I aim to ensure that the goals and objectives we have for NSPF continue to grow to the highest standards of excellence. The Board will continue to provide guidance and assistance for CEO, Tom Lachocki, so that the Foundation continues to provide our industry’s finest educational products and services.”


Rob Butcher , the new Treasurer of the Board, is currently Executive Director of U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) whose mission encourages adults to swim. While Rob has led USMS, membership has grown from 40,000 to 65,000. An avid swimmer, Rob qualified to compete in the 2000 U.S. Olympic trials. In early 2016, Rob will continue his journey in aquatics by becoming the CEO of Swim Across America (SAA). SAA is an organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention, and treatment through swimming­related events across the country.


Jim Mock is the new Secretary of the Board. Mock has worked for Ecolab fore more than 40 years. He began as a territory manager, but through dedication and career advances, Mock is now the Director of Ecolab’s Aqua Balance Program. He has worked diligently in the area of commercial swimming pools and spas for the past 22 years. Mock also created and developed Ecolab’s Remote Monitoring Center for commercial pools.


As NSPF expands to meet the demand for educational products relevant to the residential and commercial swimming pool and spa market, the organization is proud to announce the promotion of Rose Lyda to Product Development Manager. A lifelong swimmer, Rose has been with the organization for 18 months and is excited to continue producing educational programs that are technically sound. By leading the Product Development team, Rose plans to further expand NSPF’s ability to produce materials that encourage more aquatic activity and keep pools safer and open.



Dolores Malocsay was welcomed to the NSPF family as the new Executive Assistant to the CEO. Dolores will be supporting CEO Tom Lachocki and will infuse her magical spirit of service into NSPF mission­based activities. She will continue improving the processes and procedures that are signature to NSPF’s ongoing ability to meet the needs of its customers.


“These are exciting times here at NSPF,” stated CEO, Tom Lachocki, Ph.D. “As we continue to grow and expand, we find the need to broaden our talented family. Filling the Product Development Manager position will result in an increase of products that are well­suited for

the current age and evolving industry.” Lachocki concluded, “I know the Board will uphold our goals and support our esteemed team in creating the magic needed for our customers and the public.”


About the National Swimming Pool Foundation®

We believe everything we do helps people live healthier lives. Whether it’s encouraging more aquatic activity, making pools safer, or keeping pools open, we believe we can make a difference. NSPF® offers products and programs that are technically sound, convenient, and beautifully designed. As a 501(c)(3) non­profit located in Colorado Springs, CO., proceeds go to fund research and to help create swimmers. In 2016, NSPF will escalate its mission to create healthier lives by joining forces with Genesis, an educational leader for builders of residential pools and spas. The National Swimming Pool Foundation has been keeping pools safe and open since 1965.

Visit www.nspf.org or call 719­540­9119 to learn more.