Recreational Water Quality Committee

The APSP Recreational Water Quality Committee is an invaluable authority in assisting the APSP in the development and maintenance of authoritative information regarding chemical products, processes and devices that affect water quality maintenance in the swimming pools, spas and hot tub industry. Through its efforts, the Recreational Water Quality Committee advances the business image and welfare of APSP members by providing technical expertise on water quality and treatment.  For more information or to join, email Susan Hilaski at or call 703.647.2541.

2018 Recreational Water Quality Committee

Joseph Laurino, Ph.D.
Periodic Products
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Terry Arko
NC Brands L.P./Natural Chemistry/SeaKlear
Snohomish, WA

Kevin Cox
NSF International
Ann Arbor, MI

James Egan, Ph.D.
LaMotte Company
Chestertown, MD

Philip Escobedo
Zodiac Pool Systems, LLC
Vista, CA

Rich Gallo
Pure Swim, Inc.
Santa Clarita, CA 

Gregory Garrett (Member of National Plasterers Council) 
Applied Materials Technologies, Inc.
Chandler, AZ

Kenneth Gregory
Pentair Water Quality Systems
Washington, UT

Chris Kareis, Ph.D.
Axiall, A Westlake Company
Monroeville, PA

Jody O’Grady
Taylor Technologies, Inc.
Sparks, MD

Mary F. Ostrowski
American Chemistry Council (ACC) 
Washington, D.C.

Kim Skinner
Pool Chlor
Mapleton, UT

Terry Snow (Member of the Independent Pool and Spa Service Association) 
TLS Pool Service
Upland, CA

Roy Vore, Ph.D.
Bio-Lab, Inc. - A KIK Custom Products Company
Lawrenceville, GA

Touraj Rowhani
Alpharetta, GA