Promotional Products Association International (PPAI) (Irving, Texas) presents its new board officers and directors who will begin their terms in early January. Two suppliers and two distributors are elected each year from a field of eight candidates. The current selection will serve as class of 2016.
Rick Brenner, chief executive officer of Prime Resources Corp., and Natalie Townes, marketing and special projects manager at Shepenco are the elected suppliers. The two distributors elected are Janie Gaunce, owner of Grapevine Designs LLC., and Julia Wright, owner of Wright Choice Promotions.
PPAI also announces its 2012 officers, selected by the PPAI Nominating Committee and voted on by the Board. The Board of Directors' officers for 2012 are Steven Meyer (chairman), Marc Simon (chair-elect), Joseph Scott (vice chair of program services), Rod Brown (vice chair of financial services), Charles Duggan (vice chair of marketing services), Bruce Felber (vice chair of membership services) and Eric Ekstrand (immediate past chairman). The officers will serve a one-year term.