The NFPA Nominating Committee has recommended the following industry leaders for positions on the NFPA Board of Directors. The election will take place during NFPA’s Annual Business Meeting, which will take place virtually on February 24, 2021. All terms will begin July 1, 2021.
Only the Official Company Representatives (OCRs) of the NFPA Manufacturer and Distributor Member companies are eligible to vote on February 24. If one of these individuals is not in attendance, they may proxy their vote to another company representative who will be in attendance, or complete and send in a written ballot. The written ballot can be found here. To proxy, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, identifying the individual who will vote on your company’s behalf.
Terms expiring June 30, 2022
For Vice Chair
Terms expiring June 30, 2024
Joel Edwards, Senior Vice President/ General Manager, Faster/Helios Technologies
Christina Logan, President, Scott Industrial
Paul Ludwig, President & CEO, HED
Mark Snyder, Channel Director, Festo
Terms expiring June 30, 2023
Ray Chambers, Chairman, President & CEO, Muncie Power Products (as a Past Chair of the Board)
Greg Gumbs, Regional President & CEO, Bosch Rexroth North America
Jeff Herrin, Vice President, Research and Development, Danfoss
Scott Meldeau, Commercial VP, Norgren
David Price, Senior Global Marketing Manager, HydraForce
Terms expiring June 30, 2022
Nicole Farrell, Sales & Marketing Manager, Fluidyne Fluid Power
Jennifer Parmentier, President, Motion Systems Group, Parker Hannifin
Jim Slone, Executive Vice President, Business Development, SunSource
John L. Stenz, Chairman & CEO, FORCE America (as a Past Chair of the Board)
Roscoe Wallace, Director of Marketing, Kaiser Aluminum
Note that in accordance with the NFPA bylaws, nine of the twelve Director-level Board seats are allocated to Manufacturer, Distributor and Supplier members in numbers proportionate to the contributions of these three constituencies to NFPA’s overall dues revenue. This calculation is performed each fiscal year, based on the rolling averages of the previous three fiscal years. For 2021-22, the calculation has resulted in an allocation of 7 seats to Manufacturer members, 1 seat to a Distributor member, and 1 seat to a Supplier member.
This allocation does not pertain to the remaining three Director-level Board seats (which can be offered to either Manufacturer or Distributor members at the discretion of the Nominating Committee), the Officer positions (which are nominated separately and can contain any number of Manufacturer or Distributor members), or the two most recent Past Chairs of the Board (who continue to serve as Director-level Board members).
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