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North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Names Terry Tanker as its Newest Member of the Board

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Originally published: 6/11/2023

On behalf of the NATE Board of Trustees, we are thrilled to welcome Terry Tanker, Publisher HVACR Business Magazine as our newest board member. We look forward to Terry contributing his expertise and insights to our organization's mission, said Gurminder Sidhu Senior Director Business Operations NATE. Previously, Tanker served on the board for two terms, from 2011-2014 and 2014-2017.

We firmly believe that Terry’s extensive background and accomplishments make him an invaluable addition to our board. We look forward to benefiting from his expertise and vision, said Sidhu.

HVACR Business is published monthly and provides business owners with the very best business management advice available. We find, recognize, and share winning management techniques that help HVACR contractors build strong and profitable companies, said Tanker.

NATE was founded in 1997, and is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians. NATE’S business continues to evolve to meet the growing demands of the HVACR workforce, the company’s vision – to be the leader in developing and recognizing professional HVACR technicians – remains clear. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, NATE is the certification organization that was developed by and has been supported by the entire HVACR industry for over 25 years.

NATE tests represent real-world working knowledge of HVACR systems. Developed by a committee of industry experts nationwide, NATE certification exams represent HVACR topics pertinent to contractors, educators, manufacturers, and utilities alike. NATE tests are rigorous, multiple-choice, knowledge-based tests that validate a technician’s knowledge.