ARLINGTON, Va. - William G. Sutton, president of the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, has been elected to the board of directors of the American National Standards Institute. His three-year term began in January.

ANSI is a private, nonprofit organization supported by private- and public-sector organizations.

In addition to serving on the board, Sutton is a member of ANSI's National Policy Committee and its Homeland Security Standards Panel.