Posted April 17, 2017

NAHAD elects new officers and board

Over 930 NAHAD members from around the world recently convened at the JW Marriott Hill Country in San Antonio, Texas, for the association’s 33rd Annual Convention.

Scott Moss
Scott Moss, Moss Rubber & Equipment

The leading manufacturers and distributors of hose assemblies and related products and services participated in four days of educational sessions, networking programs and the annual Showcase of Hose Solutions exhibits, where over 160 suppliers presented their latest offerings.

Members also welcomed the newly-elected leaders serving on the NAHAD board of directors. For the coming year, the following will serve as NAHAD officers:

President – Scott Moss, Vice President - Moss Rubber & Equipment / Motion Industries – Benicia, California
1st Vice President – Karen Brandvold, CFO, V.P. - Omni Services Inc. – Worcester, Massachusetts
2nd Vice President – Sam Petillo, President - Singer Equities Inc. – Cleveland, Ohio
Immediate Past President – Skip Bruce - Catawba Industrial Rubber Co. – Charlotte, North Carolina

Newly-elected members of the NAHAD board of directors, serving three-year terms include:

Distributor Member: David Heckler, President – Alliance Hose & Rubber Company – Elmhurst, Illinois
Distributor Member: Ron Rae, Technical Sales Dir. – Hose Supplies New Zealand, LTD – Mt Maunganui, New Zealand
Manufacturer Member: Andrew Smulski, Director of Sales – Eaton Corporation Hydraulics Business – Minneapolis, Minnesota

And, the board appointed the following member to a one-year term representing the NAHAD Emerging Leaders:

Lindsey Gallik, Regional Sales Manager – Holmbury Inc. – Eastlake, Ohio