FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NADRA Announces New President and Board of Directors
North American Decking and Railing Association Announces New Leadership Team
QUAKERTOWN, PA (November 7th, 2012) The North American Decking and Railing Association extends a sincere thank you to Shawn Miller, Classic Designs, Inc. for his leadership role with NADRA as President. Shawn will now serve as the Association’s Immediate Past President. NADRA welcomes Bill Ross, Fiberon, as President of the North American Decking and Railing Association. Bill has served on the board for the past two years and will serve as President for a two-year term. Bobby Parks, Peachtree Decks & Porches will serve as NADRA’s Vice President.
“We are excited that Bill will be leading this industry organization for the next two years. His entire career spans all aspects of the decking industry,” said Michael Beaudry, Executive VP for NADRA. “Bill will be a strong asset in promoting and advancing the mission of NADRA.”
Newly elected Board of Directors include: Brent Gwatney, MoistureShield, Laura Kueny, DecksDirect .com, Lainie Sleppin, Mid-State Lumber, Matt Breyer, Breyer Construction, Gus de la Cruz, Barrett Contracting.
Remaining Board of Directors include: Kirk Hammond, Arch Chemical – Secretary & Treasurer, Bobby Parks, Peachtree Decks & Porches, Vice President, Jennifer Sheridan, Phoenix Manufacturing, Kevin Guthard, K Trafalgar, David Elenbaum, DeckMasters of Greenville, Kevin Brennan, TimberTech & Shawn Miller, Classic Designs – Immediate Past President.
Elections for the board of directors were held at the NADRA Annual Meeting during DeckExpo at The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore on October 10, 2012. “Earning a seat on the NADRA Board is not a right to be earned, but a privilege bestowed upon a NADRA member by their colleagues to allow you to serve them and the mission of NADRA,” states Michael Beaudry, Executive Vice President of NADRA.
The mission of the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) is to provide a unified source for the professional development, promotion, growth, and sustenance of the Deck and Railing building industry in North America so that members can exceed the expectations of their customers. NADRA is made up of deck builders, manufacturers, dealers/distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and service providers to the deck and railing industry. By working together we can be one voice for the industry and deliver a clear message to the consumer and the code development bodies. NADRA serves as a trade association with emphasis on safe building practices, and deck safety. www.NADRA.org
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