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NESPA inducted its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at the Association’s Annual Membership Meeting this past September.
The following members of the Executive Committee for the association were sworn into office:
PresidentBarry Kenny, Bel-Aqua Pool Supply, New Rochelle, N.Y.
Vice PresidentMitch Katz, ELITE Landscaping, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
TreasurerAmy Rullo, Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry, Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
SecretaryChas Bogardus, Budd’s Pools & Spas, Deptford, N.J.
Past-PresidentRonald Falcioni, Darien Pool, Darien, Conn.
The board is also comprised of representatives from the Northeast Spa and Pool Association’s four Chapters as well as Directors at Large.
Directors At LargeJeff McGalliard, Premier Pools & SpasBob Baron, Baron Pool ServiceMark Warshaw, Bel-Aqua Pool Supply
Connecticut ChapterBill Drakeley, Drakeley Pool Co.Roberto Romano, David Cooke Plaster Co.Bob Russell, Glen Gate Company
Long Island ChapterArthur Edwards, Arthur Edwards Pool & Spa CenterJulie Kazdin-Boucher, Kazdin Pools and SpasKyle Chaikin, Chaikin Ultimate Pools
Metro NY-NJ ChapterJohn Migliaccio, The Pool & Spa PlaceMitch Katz, ELITE LandscapingBob Blanda, Mill Bergen Pool Center
Penn-Jersey ChapterAdam Skelly, Penn Valley PoolsChas Bogardus, Budd's Pool CompanyAmy Rullo, Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry
“As we think about the year ahead, I look forward to the building on our strengths as an association and working closely with the board to develop and execute new ways to serve our growing membership,” said newly elected President, Barry Kenny. “The breadth, depth and diversity of experience each board member brings to the organization will play a key role in helping NESPA to continue to strengthen the pool & spa industry throughout our region.”
During the Annual Membership Meeting the association thanked long-time board members, George Kazdin (Kazdin Pools and Spas) and John Lochren (Solar Pool Enclosures of New York) as they rotate off of the board after many years of service. They were thanked for their time, dedication and passion for the industry.
If you are a member of NESPA and are interested in getting more involved at the region level, contact email@example.com or call (609) 689-9111.
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