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CIPH Welcomes Akshay Sharma as Program Manager

April 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
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CIPH President and General Manager Ralph Suppa is pleased to announce that Akshay Sharma will be joining CIPH as Program Manager for the Plumbing & Mechanical Advisory Council (PMAC) on May 1, 2018. Akshay will assist in managing, coordinating, planning and providing support to the Council on projects that will further the goals, mission and the strategic directions of the Council and of the association.


“We are delighted to have Akshay join the CIPH team. With his research experience in fluid flow analysis and a strong grasp in data interpretation and visualization, he brings a contemporary approach to CIPH combined with a solid education provided by Seneca College," states CIPH President and General Manager Ralph Suppa.


The main purpose of the PMAC is as follows:


  • To promote uniformity in Canadian plumbing codes, regulations and standards. 
  • To ensure that any deviations from uniformity are necessary. 
  • To inform, educate and lobby as necessary to achieve uniformity.
  • To maintain a working liaison with standards writing organizations, certification organizations, code writing bodies, inspection authorities and government ministries.
  • To serve as a technical advisory committee in the evaluation and development of plumbing codes and regulations, standards, certification to standards and interpretation of plumbing codes.
  • To evaluate and provide comment and/or technical advice as necessary regarding proposed changes to regulations which affect product.

Akshay is a chemical engineering graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Energy Management from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. He recently received his Certified Associate in Project Management certification (CAPM) from the Project Management Institute.


Please join us in welcoming Akshay to the CIPH team. He can be reached by email at

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