The Promotional Products Education Foundation (PPEF) has named its 2015 officers and completed its trustee election for the 2015-2018 term.
Serving January 2015 to January 2016, the incoming officers are:
Chair: Rebecca Kollmann, MAS+, AIA Corporation
Immediate Past Chair: Kippie Helzel, MAS, CPS/Keystone
Chair Elect: Pat Dugan, MAS, Budgetcard Inc.
Vice Chair – Fundraising: Lori Bauer, BIC Graphic North America
Vice Chair – Strategic Planning/Budget: David Tate, Signet, Inc.
Vice Chair – Scholarship: Carol de Ville, MAS, The Branding Company
Vice Chair – Marketing: Ted Fuehr, MAS, Incentives International
Vice Chair – Recognition: David DeGreeff, MAS, BigBang Corporate Apparel
The incoming trustees’ three-year terms begin following the PPEF’s board meeting at The PPAI Expo 2015. The incoming trustees are:
Christine Lovell, MAS, Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI)
Lovell is the senior vice president of sales at ASI and has been with the company and the industry for 23 years. She has donated considerable amounts of time to serving within the industry, including 11 years with the Gold Coast Promotional Products Association leading its membership, by-laws and trade-show committees; four years on PPAI’s Marketing Information & Research Committee; two years with the foundation, and four years as an Incentive Marketing Association board member and co-chair of its Membership Retention Committee.
Danny Rosin, Brand Fuel
Rosin is a 24-year veteran of the promotional products industry and has for the past 17 years led distributor Brand Fuel. He is the incoming vice president of the board for the Carolinas Association of Advertising & Marketing Professionals, and he runs its Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill CAAMPfire Program. He is also a founding chef and board member of PromoKitchen, and is the co-founder and board president of Band Together, a volunteer-driven nonprofit that supports local charities through live music.
Kim Newell, president of World Wide Lines, and Bruce Perryman, MAS+, CEO of Embroidery Unlimited, are also joining the PPEF Board at The PPAI Expo 2015 as PPAI Board representatives. They were appointed by PPAI Board Chair Mark Jenkins, MAS+, and approved by the PPEF Board.