The Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA) has announced that three new board of directors were elected for 2016 to 2019 term of office, and a new vice chairman of associates was elected to the executive board.

James Bissler from Texan Floor Service and Pat Kelly from Synergy Flooring were elected to represent the contractor members and Larry Chandler of William M. Bird Company was elected to represent the associate members. Elected as the new vice chairman of associates is Don Styka of Tarkett. 

The FCICA board serve a three-year rotational term and are elected at FCICA’s annual convention by members in good standing. The vice chairman of associates is elected by the associate members and serves a two-year term. Continuing to serve with the newly elected board of directors are J.R. Allred of Dalton Carpet One; Chris Burke of BFC and Bill Richards of Spectra/Shaw Commercial Division continuing terms expiring in 2017 and Graham Capobianco of ROPPE Holding Co.; Daniel Ortiz-Bacon of Allstate Floors and Construction and Seth Pevarnik of Ardex Americas continuing terms expiring in 2018.

Don Styka as the vice chairman of associates will join the rest of the executive board which were voted by the board to remain in place and include: chairman, Mike Newberry of Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services; vice chairman, Bruce Reeve of Flooring Services; secretary/treasurer Mike Roberts of Bonitz Flooring Group and immediate past chairman, Gerry Swift of Commercial Finish Services. Continuing as executive vice president of FCICA is Kimberly Oderkirk. Officers are elected yearly by the board and the executive vice president is hired by the association to manage the daily activities.

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