NHFA, SHFA elect new officers for 2012
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, November 16, 2011
HIGH POINT - The National Home Furnishings Assn. and affiliated Southern Home Furnishings Assn. met during the October market here and elected officers and directors for 2012.
NHFA officers elected for terms effective Jan. 1 are Marc Schewel, Schewel Furniture, Lynchburg, Va., president; Dianne Ray, Garden City Furniture, Garden City Beach, S.C., chairman; Cherie Rose, The Rose Collection, Los Gatos, Calif., president elect; Rick Howard, Sklar Furnishings, Boca Raton, Fla., senior vice president and treasurer; and John Wells III, Wells Home Furnishings, Charleston, W.Va., senior vice president.
New directors are Peggy Burns, Circle Furniture, Acton, Mass.; Jesus Capo, El Dorado Furniture, Miami Gardens, Fla.; Joe Cory Sr., Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery, Secaucus, N.J.; Mike Huber, Belfort Furniture, Dulles, Va.; Mike Root, Furniture Sales of Mid-America; Andy Thornton, La Difference, Richmond, Va.; Beckey Waldrop, Miller Waldrop Furniture, Hobbs, N.M.; and Ron Werner, HW Home, Denver.
Directors elected to the executive committee are Jim Fee, Stoney Creek Furniture, Stoney Creek, Ontario; Donny Hinton, Colortyme, Gaffney S.C.; Claudia LeClair, Fiesta Furnishings, Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Bill Pou Jr., W.S. Badcock, Mulberry, Fla.
SHFA officers effective Jan. 1 are Robert Dossenbach, Dossenbach's Finer Furniture, Sanford, N.C., president; Britt Sams, Sam's Furniture, Henderson, N.C., vice president; Brian Shealy, Economy Furniture, Leesville, S.C., secretary; Robert "Tripp" Jones, Jones Wayside Furniture, Spring Lake, N.C.; treasurer; and Gary Woodham, Colfax Furniture, Greensboro, N.C., executive committee chairman.
New SHFA directors are Scott Allen, Schewel Furniture, Lynchburg, Va.; Mandy Jeffries, Colfax Furniture; and Haywood "Woody" Whichard, Midtown Furniture Superstores, Madison, N.C.