John T. McGrath, Jr. has been appointed as the new director of INSTALL. McGrath replaces a retiring James P. Schmid, the company’s first director. A 24-year veteran of the flooring industry, McGrath will be expanding INSTALL’s alliance program as one of his priorities, placing technical and educational experts from leading mills and manufacturers into the role of advising on INSTALL curriculum.
Mynor Perez will serve on the floorcovering industry’s International Labor-Management Committee, a group sponsored by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters. Perez, a business agent of UBC Local Union 2168, has worked as a commercial flooring professional since 1990. Part of Perez’ committee work will be creating alliances with major mills and manufacturers.