Eric Nielson - 2017
Eric has been in the swimming pool service industry since 1976. He started his company in 1982 increasing accounts to over 350 mainly in the high end Beverly Hills area. He has continually advanced his knowledge by personal study, taking classes, and attending trade shows. He holds many certifications including CPO and he is a CPO certified instructor in both English and Spanish.
Eric has served in many capacities within IPSSA and the pool industry. Past positions include IPSSA BORD President, San Fernando Metro chapter President, IPSSA Scholarship Committee chair, CPSA Board Member, and Western Pool and Spa President.
Before the IPSSA chemistry test was online he traveled to other chapters to administer the test in both English and Spanish. He also brings that knowledge to the chapter meetings, elevating the education of the whole chapter.
Eric has contributed to his local community by serving as a Boy Scouts of America Scoutmaster and helped eleven boys achieve the rank of Eagle Scout. He has also served as a committee member of the LAPD/Boy Scouts of America National Night Out and volunteers at his local church.