American Lung Association: Madison executive elected to board in Wisconsin

BROOKFIELD, WI (March 15, 2021) – Dale Philippi, President of Madison-based Aprilaire, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Lung Association in Wisconsin, effective February 16, 2021.

“It’s an honor to join the board of the American Lung Association in Wisconsin and help support the organization in its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease,” Philippi said.  “I am committed to building increased support for the programs and services of the Lung Association which are so important to our community and align so closely with Aprilaire’s mission to enhance people’s health by improving the air in their homes,” Philippi added.

“Dale will be an incredible asset to our local work at the Lung Association. His insight and experience with Aprilaire will help us in our mission to raise awareness for lung cancer in Wisconsin, reduce smoking rates and ensure that we all have clean air to breathe,” said Megan Cordova, Executive Director for the Lung Association. “Thanks to the service of Dale and our other Local Leadership Board Members, we are helping Wisconsin residents breathe a little easier.”

The Lung Association’s Local Leadership Board of Directors, which has 18 members, helps lead the organization in its mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The purpose of the Board is to raise the Lung Association’s profile in the community, advocate for lung health, and increase resources to fund local programs and services. Board members impact the work of the Association’s programs and services, public policy, research, and revenue generation.

Philippi has more than 25 years of experience at global consumer and industrial branded and mid-market companies. He joined Aprilaire in 2017. An active member in the community, he has made a point to give back to others through involvement in many organizations. His roles have ranged from advisory board member to active and involved participant. Some of those organizations include Children’s Hospital of Orange County, California; St. Vincent de Paul in Madison, Wisconsin; and Corazon in US/Mexico.

He holds a B.S. degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Montana and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.