Terms Begin for 2017-18 NFPA Board of Directors

The 2017-18 fiscal period officially began July 1, and with it began the terms for the new members of the Board of Directors. The election for board positions took place during the Annual Meeting at the Annual Conference this past February.

The current members of the NFPA Board of Directors are:

 

OFFICERS

Terms expiring June 30, 2018

Chair
Marc Weston
Exec VP/CMO
Danfoss

Vice Chair
Jon Goreham
President
QCC, LLC

Treasurer
John L. Stenz
Chairman & CEO
FORCE America, Inc.

Secretary
Ray Chambers
Chairman, CEO & President
Muncie Power Products

CEO
Eric Lanke
President & CEO
NFPA

 

 

 

 

DIRECTORS

Terms expiring June 30, 2020

Paul Cooke
President & CEO
Bosch Rexroth Americas

Tom Hunter
VP of Global Business Development
HUSCO International

Volker Schmitz
President
Schmalz, Inc.

James Slone
Vice President
SunSource

 

 

 

DIRECTORS

Terms expiring June 30, 2019

Michael Chung
President, Automation Group
Parker Hannifin

Tricia Fulton
CFO
Sun Hydraulics
(as a Past Chair of the Board)

Dave Hahne
President
Industrial Hard Chrome

Jeff Hand
President & CEO
ROSS Controls

Jim Kaas
President
Iowa Fluid Power

 

 

 

DIRECTORS

Terms expiring June 30, 2018

Rick Bush
President & CEO
Micromatic LLC

Larry Davis
CEO
Daman Products Company

Richard Huss
President & CEO
Festo Corporation

Keith Simons
President, Control Products
OEM Controls, Inc.

Jeff Stuart
President & CEO
Hydra-Power Systems, Inc.
(as a Past Chair of the Board)

 

 

In accordance with the NFPA bylaws, 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 2017-18, the calculation has resulted in an allocation of ten seats to manufacturer members, one seat to a distributor member, and one seat to a supplier member. This allocation does not include 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 still serving in director positions.

A message from the chairman outlining the strategic direction and program objectives for the new fiscal year will be released later in July.

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