FCICA, the flooring contractors association, announced that Don Jewell of Capri Cork was elected the Vice Chairman of Associates for 2012-2014. Don was elected to the position by members of the association at their meeting held during the convention in Savannah, Ga., in March.

In addition to Jewell, the 2012-2013 Executive Board includes: Chairman, Gerry Swift of Mike’s Flooring Companies, Vice Chairman, Bruce Reeve of Flooring Services, Inc., Secretary/Treasurer Mike Roberts of Bonitz Flooring Group and Immediate Past Chairman Christopher Capobianco of Spartan Surfaces. Continuing as Executive Vice President of FCICA is Kimberly E. Oderkirk, West Bloomfield, Mich. Officers are elected yearly by the Board of Directors and the Executive Vice President is hired by the association to manage the daily activities.

The FCICA Board of Directors serve a three year rotational term and are elected at FCICA’s annual convention by members in good standing. New to the Board of Directors, serving until 2015 are Kevin Phillips of nora systems, Inc., Mike Newberry of Inside Edge, and Stephen Rubesch of Total Flooring Systems. Continuing terms expiring in 2014 are Madeleine Bayless of RFMS, Sim Crisler of LGM & Associates, and Brent Fike of FLEXCO. Continuing terms expiring in 2013 are Cathy Panagakos of Helmitin Adhesives, Bill Becker of Becker Brothers Inc., and Bobby Diltz of Breegle Building Products.

FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, MI, is an international association organized to promote and protect the best interests of floor covering installation contractors. Its mission is to provide its members with continuing education, access to cutting edge technology, and networking opportunities so as to assist them in achieving their business goals. FCICA currently has members in 34 states, Canada and Guam. For more information about FCICA, please contact the office at (248) 661-5015.