Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) has chosen Tommy Johnson as the 2010 CBP of the Year. The award is the APSP Builders Council's lifetime achievement award, presented to a Certified Building Professional (CBP) and APSP member whose accomplishments have made a significant contribution to the profession.
Johnson and his wife Penny own Johnson Pools & Spas, a Pacific Pools dealer in Huntsville and Madison, Ala. Through Johnson Pools, our 2010 CBP of the Year built the world's first vanishing edge vinyl liner pool and built vanishing edge pools in fiberglass, gunite and structural concrete design. Today, Johnson Pools & Spas is noted by other members of the APSP Builders Council as a leader in the industry: using the best standards, most updated building methods and technology and the highest quality products to bring superior value to customers.
A founding member of the APSP Builders Council and the current chair of the APSP Builder Education Program, Johnson is passionately devoted to promoting and improving pool industry training. Johnson is a prime example of leadership in education. He is a member of the inaugural CBP class and continues to maintain his designation while advancing and reviewing material for the APSP CBP Manual. He continues to pave the way for CBP testing in new venues and has in recent years has contributed to the designation of over 80 new APSP Certified Building Professionals.
"The builders I coach say that becoming certified by APSP is one of the best things they have ever done," Johnson says.
Consistently since 1980, Johnson Pools & Spas has received local, regional and international awards and recognition for Johnson's innovative designs and commitment to community and industry service. In addition to his work with the Builders Council and CBP program, Johnson also served on the APSP national board of directors and acts as house property manager for the Huntsville-Madison County Civitan Club of America, an organization that provides independent housing and services for people with mental handicaps. Click here to read the entire article at APSP.
Source: Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. http://www.apsp.org/Public/Home/index.cfm