PPAI Announces Candidates For 2019 Board Election


PPAI has announced four candidates for the PPAI Board of Directors Class of 2023 election. Distributor candidates are R. Renée Jones, MAS+, CEO of A Creative Touch, Inc., and Craig Reese, senior vice president of Jack Nadel International. Supplier candidates are Dan Edge, director of sales for Peerless Umbrella Company, and Bill Mahre, president of ADG Promotional Products.

One candidate from each category will be elected by the membership and will begin a four-year board term immediately following The PPAI Expo 2019. The PPAI board election will take place from August 27 through September 17 this year, with results available shortly thereafter.

“I am pleased to announce that these highly-qualified board candidates have volunteered to run for the PPAI Board of Directors,” says PPAI President and CEO Paul Bellantone, CAE. “Each is an accomplished leader with invaluable experience and shares PPAI’s commitment to advancing the Association and the promotional products industry.”

PPAI Board Chair Dale Denham, MAS+, adds, “Board service influences the promotional products industry in a truly meaningful way. PPAI’s board is comprised of exceptional volunteer leaders who contribute their time and talents to guide the success of the Association and the industry. I encourage each member company’s voting designee to get to know the candidates and cast their ballot.”

The board election will be administered electronically by a third-party election administrator and by paper ballot as required. To vote, each PPAI member company’s designated voter can visit the PPAI voter site and click on the “VOTE” button to cast their ballots. The link will be provided in this newsletter starting August 27.

To learn more about the candidates, visit PPAI.org/election2018, and follow PPB Newslink for updates on the PPAI board election.

Comments (2)
Patrick Black
July 28, 2018
As always, another great round of candidates! Voting the last few years has been really difficult. Good luck to all!
Charity Gibson
July 24, 2018
We are very proud of our very own Dan Edge for being nominated for the Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) Board. He is an incredible leader here at Peerless and know he will bring this same energy, integrity, and innovation to this position. Go Dan go!
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