PPAI Announces Candidates for 2016 PPAI Board of Directors
Promotional Products Association International (PPAI), Irving, Texas, a nonprofit association serving more than 11,000 corporate members of the $19.8 billion promotional products industry, recently announced four nominees for election to the 2016 Board of Directors Class of 2020.
The PPAI board election will take place from Sept. 1 to 28, 2015, with results available in early October. The election will be administered electronically by a third-party election administrator and by paper ballot where required. To vote, each PPAI member company’s designated voter can visit the PPAI voter site and click on the “vote” button to learn more about the candidates and cast their ballots.
The PPAI Nominating Committee selected the below individuals from a candidate slate presented by the Leadership Advisory Committee.
Distributor candidates are:
- Dan McEntee, area vice president, Staples Promotional Products, Overland Park, Kan.
- Perry Wehrle, president, PAW Marketing Inc., Des Moines, Iowa
Supplier candidates are:
- Brittany David, vice president of sales, SnugZ USA, West Jordan, Utah
- Marc Held, vice president of national sales, Bodek and Rhodes, Philadelphia
“This year’s candidates bring strong track records of success, and unique backgrounds and skill sets,” said Rick Brenner, MAS+, PPAI board chair. “Members can look forward to numerous opportunities during the election period to learn more about the candidates and their visions for the association and the industry to cast educated, confident ballots.”
“Each of the election’s four candidates has the qualities necessary to effectively serve, and one day lead, the PPAI board,” said Paul Bellantone, CAE, PPAI president and CEO. “The Leadership Advisory Committee has once again done an exemplary job of identifying, recruiting and vetting capable board candidates for consideration and selection by the Elected Directors Nominating Committee. Regardless of the outcome of this election, the members of PPAI and the industry are the winners.”
For more information, visit www.ppai.org.