PPAI Announces 2012 Board of Directors Election Results
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, recently announced its new board members: Tom Goos, president, Image Source Inc., Kirkland, Wash., and Kim Newell, president, World Wide Lines Inc., Covington, Tenn. A New Regional Association Council (RAC) Delegate to the PPAI board was also announced: Tom Carpenter, MAS, national sales manager, Scarborough Specialties Inc., Lubbock, Texas. The new board members and RAC Board delegate will begin their terms immediately following The PPAI Expo 2013.
"I am delighted to welcome our newest board members," said Steven Meyer, MAS, PPAI Chair of the Board. "Their industry experience complements PPAI's future direction and we are fortunate to have them join us as we focus on elevating the industry and continue to develop products and services that provide members of the Association both practical and economic value."
Tom Goos is president of promotional products distributor Image Source with more than 15 years of branded merchandise experience. Tom is also a former two-term president of the Northwest Promotional Marketing Association (NWPMA), an advisor for the Center for Student Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington- Bothell and sits on the brand strategy committee for the United Way of Snohomish County. He has a B.A. in marketing and management from the University of Washington and is a passionate endurance athlete, real estate entrepreneur and performance car enthusiast. Tom, his wife, Linda, and four-year old son, Cameron, live in Kirkland, Washington, and enjoy golf, soccer, bike riding and swimming.
Kim Newell is president of promotional products supplier World Wide Lines. During the past 10 years, she served in the capacity of director of sales and vice president of operations before assuming the role of president in 2007. Kim has been a PPAI member since 2009 and is currently serving on the Membership Services Action Group, Professional Development Action Group, and Women's Leadership Conference Work Group. She has also volunteered on the PPAI Suppliers Committee. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Brian, and their seven year old son, Carrington.