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Heldmyer Sworn in as President of MPMIA

Post Date:12/05/2018 3:49 PM

December 5, 2018

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Cecil County’s J.R. Heldmyer (right) was sworn in today as president of the Maryland Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors Association.

He is pictured with Permits & Inspections Chief Bill Funk.


GRASONVILLE, MD. – J.R. Heldmyer, Plumbing and HVAC Inspector for the Cecil County Permits and Inspections Division, was sworn in today as the president of the Maryland Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors Association (MPMIA) at the Annual Board Meeting in Grasonville, Queen Anne's County, MD.

According to their by-laws, the objectives of the MPMIA are to participate in the formulation of Maryland Plumbing and Mechanical Code provisions;  promote uniform understanding and application of the Maryland Statewide Plumbing & Mechanical Code; promote and secure uniform inspection methods throughout the State of Maryland; promote closer industry unity between code officials, governing agencies and the private sector; promote and improve the standard of the profession of Plumbing and Mechanical Inspectors; and provide education and training seminars.

“There is no one more deserving of this recognition. J.R. is an asset to the County and a hard working employee. He goes above and beyond every single day,” stated Bill Funk, Chief of the Division of Permits and Inspections for Cecil County. “

Mr. Heldmyer, employed with the County since 1991, is regarded for his dedication and passion for upholding safety measures and has been honored previously for his accuracy and potential life-saving attention-to-detail, namely during an inspection when he detected an improperly installed gas appliance.

“We are proud of Mr. Heldmyer’s accomplishments and believe that this is indicative of the spirit of customer service that County employees strive to achieve within County government,” added Eric Sennstrom, Director for the Department of Land Use and Development Services, which oversees the P&I Division.



Media Contact:
Jennifer Lyall
Public Information Officer
Cecil County Government

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