IFAI’s immediate past chairman Katie Bradford, MFC, IFM, reported the results of this year’s call for candidates at IFAI Expo 2017 in September in New Orleans, La. The following positions were announced:
Steve Ellington, president of Trivantage LLC, is IFAI’s 52nd chairman of the board.
Kathy Schaefer, IFM, owner and CFO of Glawe Awning and Tent Co., has been elected as first vice chairman/chairman-elect.
Amy Bircher, president of MMI Textiles Inc., has been elected as second vice chairman.
Keith Gardner, executive vice president of Crown Resources LLC, was elected to his first three-year term as director.
Scott Massey, president of Awning Cleaning Industries/APCO LLC, was elected to his first three-year term as director.
William Morse, owner of Ohio Awning & Manufacturing Co., was elected to his first three-year term as director.
Craig Zola, vice president of marketing for Herculite Products, was elected to his second three-year director term.
Scott Campbell, president of Rainier Industries Ltd., Seattle, Wash., is stepping down from the board after being appointed last year to fill an unexpected opening for an immediate past chairman. He served on the board of directors from 1995 through 2011.