NTA a Member of the Sustainability Coalition

June 1, 2011

NTA and Sustainability CoalitionNAPPANEE, INDIANA: David Tompos has joined the Board of Directors for The Sustainability Coalition, a non-profit organization in Elkhart County, IN focused on sustainability education, collaboration and innovation. Mr. Tompos is the CEO and President of NTA Inc., a Nappanee company that provides independent verification of quality and standards compliance in the product consumers purchase.

Mr. Tompos previously served on the Steering Committee for The Sustainability Coalition and now joins the Board as Treasurer. NTA Inc. was a part of a yearlong collaborative learning process in which companies applied the world-renowned Natural Step to their business and created strategic sustainability plans that are now guiding new and innovative projects within their organization.

NTA Inc. has long demonstrated a commitment to sustainability. The company offers a number of green building certifications and their corporate office building has earned the U.S. EPA’s prestigious ENERGY STAR, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.

“The Coalition looks forward to David’s contributions as a member of our board. His experience with green building and energy efficiency coupled with a strong dedication to sustainability will be very valuable in helping inspire other companies to start the sustainability journey,” says Board President Jon Helmuth of Genesis Products.

Also serving with Mr. Tompos on the Board are representatives from Anco Products Inc., Dia Gnosis Inc., Genesis Products, Jayco, the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and Goshen College.

The Sustainability Coalition is a network that encourages new perspectives and approaches for business and service organizations that provides the framework and tools to implement sustainability within their companies. It offers basic and advanced sustainability education, a peer-to-peer mentorships program and partnership opportunities with local institutions of higher education. Additional details about The Sustainability Coalition can be found online.

About NTA: NTA, Inc., located in Nappanee, Indiana, provides building product certification, building code compliance review, engineering design services, inspection and product testing. The company has over 60 trained professional engineers, plan reviewers, technicians, consultants and design draftsmen with professional registrations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.