Vote For Your 2013 PPAI Board Of Directors By October 4

PPAI Board of Directors election candidates are (from left) Distributor candidates Tom Goos and Dave Regan, MAS; and Supplier candidates Eric Johnson, MAS, and Kim Newell.

October 4 is the final day to cast a vote in the 2012 PPAI Board of Directors Election. The election is your opportunity to have a say on important issues. Let your voice be heard and cast your vote for the candidate of your choice.

“The saying goes that voting is a privilege, not a right,” says Paul Lage, MAS, PPAI Hall of Fame member and past-chair of the PPAI Board. “Exercise your privilege to vote during the 2013 PPAI Board of Directors election and make your voice heard. By casting your vote, you will help determine who will represent your interests and advance PPAI and the member’s businesses to the next level. Don’t wait—voting closes October 4. Cast your electronic vote today. Don’t know anything about the candidates? You can read all about them here.

“As one member to another, I’m asking you to cast your vote. It only takes a few minutes and can truly make a difference in the future of our industry.”

Click here to watch a video about this year’s board election.

To learn more about the nominees for the PPAI Board of Directors, Class of 2017, click here.

Distributor Candidates:

  • Tom Goos, president, Kirkland, Washington-based Image Source, Inc. (UPIC: IMAGESCE)
  • Dave Regan, MAS, vice president of sales, Newton, Iowa-based The Vernon Company (UPIC: Vernon)

Suppliers Candidates:

  • Eric Johnson, MAS, vice president of sales, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota-based Halls & Company (UPIC: IDLINE)
  • Kim Newell, president, Covington, Tennessee-based World Wide Lines, Inc. (UPIC: WORLDWID)

Recently, PPAI hosted question-and-answer sessions with the candidates. Facilitated by Paul Bellantone, CAE, PPAI president and CEO, and PPAI Board Chair Steven Meyer, MAS, they offered Association members an opportunity to learn more about the candidates’ business background, association involvement, market experience and more. Listen to the distributor candidates’ webinar here, and to the supplier candidates’ webinar here.

“If you haven’t voted yet, I think you should take a minute to do so,” says Dan Jenne, CAS, immediate past president of the Regional Association Council. “The board of directors makes the important decisions that impact your Association. Read the candidate’s campaign materials and get to know them, then cast your vote. It’s important to tell your colleagues to vote as well. If you want to effect change, then vote. It’s that simple!”

October 4, the last day to make your voice heard, is fast approaching. Cast your vote today.

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