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IUVA Announces New President, President-Elect and Board Members


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Mickey Fortune

IUVA Announces New President, President-Elect and Board Members

Chevy Chase, MD (November 18, 2021)  Jennifer Osgood, PE, PMP, BCEE, Vice President, Delivery Leader at CDM Smith, has recently been appointed to the office of President of the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA). The IUVA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of ultraviolet (UV) technologies for use in the protection of public health and the environment.

"The IUVA has gained an important international reputation for technical collaboration, and I am honored to help lead these efforts," says Ms. Osgood. "Since the onset of the coronavirus, IUVA volunteer members worldwide have played a vital role in demonstrating the efficacy of UV technologies. This has led to substantial growth in our organization as we continue to expand our efforts in UV applications that include drinking water, wastewater and water reuse, as well as medical settings, food and beverage, industrial, and indoor air and surfaces."

In addition, the IUVA has elected Ted Mao to serve as incoming President for a two year term beginning in 2023, Dr. Mao is Chief Technology Officer, Evercloak, with over 20 years of experience in UV-C technologies. New IUVA Board members include: Troy E. Cowan, owner and founder of Vision Based Consulting, LLC, and Chair of the IUVA Healthcare initiative; Dr. Wenjun Sun, associate professor at Tsinghua University, China; and Erik Swenson, General Manager for Nichia America Corporation.

About the International Ultraviolet Association

Founded in 1999, the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) is focused on advancing the science, engineering and applications of ultraviolet (UV) technologies with the purpose of enhancing the quality of human life and protecting the environment.

The vision of IUVA is to make the use of ultraviolet technology a leading technology for public health and environmental applications, and to position IUVA as the leading authority on the use of ultraviolet technology through advocacy to the education, industry, research and public policy sectors worldwide.

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