About PSM

Pump Systems Matter (PSM) supports the industry regarding strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization by providing the marketplace with training, tools, and collaborative opportunities that progress sustainability practices into normal business operations. Pump Systems Matter supports the industry regarding strategic, broad-based energy management and pump system performance optimization by providing the marketplace with training, tools, and collaborative opportunities that progress sustainability practices into normal business operations.

PSM achieves this by:

1. Building awareness of systems optimization with pump users and with the management, production and technical levels of companies throughout the supply chain.

2. Partnering with key groups such as, the energy efficiency community, utilities, engineering consulting firms, pump system users, the Hydraulic Institute and other associations, and government agencies to strategically support educating, encouraging and creating incentives for end users and trade partners to adopt systems optimization products, services and practices.

PSM Board of Directors

The Board of PSM supports the mission by contributing their experience and expertise to critical strategy and program development. Below is the roster of PSM Board Members since December 8, 2021.

Position Name Company
Chair Open Open
Members Jack Claxton Patterson Pumps; VP Technical Affairs, Hydraulic Institute

Chris Johnson Xylem AWS; VP Certification, Hydraulic Institute
Andrew LeBlanc Grundfos; VP of Education, Hydraulic Institute

John Kahren SPP Pumps

Brent Ross Armstrong, Fluid Technology

Jeremy Frank KCF Technologies

Jen Muir JK Muir

Scott Tystad Pentair

John Constable Con Edison of NY

Othman Mjahed Arizona Public Service Co. 

Shouka Darvishi Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)
Secretary/Treasurer Michael Michaud Executive Director, Hydraulic Institute
Staff Matthew Derner Manager, Business Development, Education & Training Resources, Hydraulic Institute/Pump Systems Matter