The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating (CIPH) announced that Akshay Sharma joined CIPH as Program Manager for the Plumbing & Mechanical Advisory Council (PMAC) in May. He 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 the association. Sharma 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. Sharma can be reached via email at [email protected].