Alan (Al)  Veeck

Alan (Al) Veeck

Certified Dale Carnegie Trainer

Phone: 757-490-1611

Al Veeck is the Executive Director of the National Air Filtration Association headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Al is a 1969 graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis, IN, with a degree in Business Adm. After spending 3 years with Public Service Indiana and 13 years with Junior Achievement, he began his 3rd career in the air filtration business in 1985 with Tidewater Air Filter as Vice President of Sales. While at Tidewater, he helped launch and served as General Manager for a new division of the company called BIO-TEC, Inc. BIO-TEC began as a biological safety and clean room certification company and quickly grew into a full-service indoor environmental testing company.

While with Tidewater, Al served on the Board and Executive Committee, and was elected President of the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) in 1999. He also served and worked on the committee that wrote the first book on air filtration, NAFA Guide to Air Filtration, and was part of the first group of NAFA members to pass the national accreditation exam to become a NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS). He also worked on the committee to write the second text for NAFA entitled, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Air Filtration Systems. In 1999, Tidewater was purchased by Flanders Precisionaire and Al served as the General Manager of the new company, called Airpure, until 2002 when he became the director of NAFA.

Al has been a Member of ASHRAE since 1985, serving on several Technical Committees and the Society Program Committee. and is a member of Technical Committee (TC) 2.4 “Particulate Contaminants and Particulate Contaminants Removal Equipment.”

Al received his NAFA Certified Technician (NCT) Level II accreditation in 2006, and teaches courses in biohazard containment, air filtration and sales and management.

Since 1980, he has been a certified instructor for Dale Carnegie Training® with Wade Powell & Associates, and over the ensuing 32 years, has attained additional certifications to instruct courses in High Impact Presentations® Leadership Training for Managers® World Class Customer Service® and more than 20 other courses. He estimates over 2,500 Dale Carnegie participants have helped him over the years and hopes he has had some positive impact on them.
Al and his wife (and co-pilot Nancy) enjoy spending weekends at their home at Lake Gaston and flying their airplane to visit family and friends.