Terry Snow - 2010
Terry Snow has been a student of the industry since began servicing pools in 1973.
He holds the Los Angeles County Swimming Pool Service Technician license, as well as California C61 and C53 contractor license.
Terry began his leadership in the pool and spa service industry as vice president of IPSA from 1984-1985 and its president 1986-1987. When IPSA and Cal-IPSA merged in 1988, Terry was the first Region 3 director on the new IPSSA Board of Regional Directors, repeating that service on the BORD 2003-2007. In 2007 he was elected president of the IPSSA BORD.
He also has supported the San Gabriel chapter leadership, serving as chapter president from 1999 to 2003. His chapter relies on his dedication of the sick route program and many chapter members have been helped by Terry's technical advice and hands-on help.
Terry has represented IPSSA in many capacities, from the National Drowning Prevention Symposium, National Plasterer's Council, SPEC, and at many meetings and hearings with the California Energy Commission regarding Title 20 issues.
He also served on the Southern California NSPI Board of Directors from 1987-1995. From 1990-1996 we was on the NSPI Retailers Council, serving as Council president in 1994.
In addition to his service to the pool and spa service industry, Terry is greatly involved in community activities, including Little League, YMCA basketball, soccer coach, Lanterman Hospital drowning prevention programs, and Boy Scouts
Terry's dedication to his profession and his community has earned him the 2010 Terry Cowles Memorial Award.