The Unified Group, a national network of 32 HVAC mechanical contractors who share a commitment to remaining independent while providing quality service to clients, has formed a board of advisors to oversee the group' s five business areas, including purchasing, national accounts, membership, training, and marketing. Serving two-year terms as chairs and co-chairs of the new board are:Marty Indursky, owner of Encon Mechanical in Ocean, NJ, who will oversee purchasing with the assistance of co-chairDavid Nichols, operations manager of Climate Systems in Williston, VT. The national accounts chair isJohn Blaylock, general manager of Wiegmann Associates in St. Charles, MO, and his co-chair isTom Foldes, vice president of business development at Baker Group in Des Moines, IA. Heading membership isBlaz Lucas, vice president of Air Comfort Corporation in Broadview, IL, and his co-chair isChris Hightower, president of Air Management Systems, Inc. in Miami. Training is being headed byJohn Philbin, president of Guardian Environmental Services in Livonia, MI, whose co-chair isBrett Holscher, operations manager of Bubeck Service, Inc. in Lenexa, KS.Jeffrey Chambers, vice president of service at Desert Refrigeration & Heating in Phoenix, will oversee marketing with the help of co-chairTom Payne, general service manager of Miller Bonded in Albuquerque.