ICFA Elects 2013 Officers
Furniture Industry News Update -
The International Casual Furnishings Association reported that it elected its 2013 officers and directors September 21 at its Annual Membership Meeting in Chicago.
Ward Usmar, TUUCI, Miami, Fla., was elected chairman, and Gary McCray, Laneventure, Conover, N.C., was elected vice chairman.
Elected to one-year terms on the ICFA Executive Committee were retailers Greg Martin, Kolo Collection, Atlanta, Ga.; and Doug Sanicola, Outdoor Elegance, La Verne, Calif.; along with manufacturer Eric Parsons, Gloster Furniture, South Boston, Va.
Nine individuals were named to three-year terms on the Board of Directors. They included: retailers Marcia Blake, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Laguna Niguel, Calif.; Cathy Galbreath, ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.; and Debbie Stegman, Patio & Hearth Shoppes, Dayton, Ohio; and sales representative, Todd Crandall, Crandall & Associates, Roswell, Ga. Also manufacturers Steve Elton, Brown Jordan, St. Augustine, Fla.; Eric Graham, Century Leisure, Hickory, N.C.; Gary McCray, Laneventure, Conover, N.C.; Rory Rehmert, Pride Family Brands, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Jan Trinkley, Gensun Casual Living, Ontario, Calif.
Three were named to one-year terms on the Board, including retailer John Billings of Daylight Home & Patio, and manufacturers Brenda Pereyda, Mallin Casual Furniture, and Natalie Scott, Outdura, Hudson, N.C.
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