Burnham Corp.'s James Roche, special markets manager, retired at the end of 2000 after 41 years of service. Roche, inducted into the American Gas Association's Hall of Honor in 1992, was responsible for Burnham's training program. During the 1990s, he concentrated his efforts on the Burnham Trade Talk seminars, which were a vital part of the company's Home Heating Team program.

Glenn Stanton was named as manager of training for the Hydronics Division sales and technical personnel. He will implement and manage the company's contractor, distributor, utility and engineer technical training programs.