NAFCT Names Board of Directors

Madison, WI, October 26, 2020-The newly formed National Association of Floor Covering Technicians (NAFCT), which has the mission of advancing the craftsmanship and professionalism of the flooring industry through training and education of all floorcovering related fields, has announced its inaugural board of directors. 

Officers are Sonny Callaham, co-founder and chairman; Paul Pleshek, co-founder and executive director; Sarah Fike, secretary; Grant Rumsey, treasurer.

Board members are Brent Fike, general manager of technical, Roppe Holding Company; Don Jewell, head of technical and production management, Lobo Wakol; Jason Spangler, division manager – flooring, Wagner Meters; Kevin Phillips, director of technical services, 

Novalis Innovative Flooring; Mike Pigeon, operations manager, Floor Connection; Robert Blochinger, owner principal, Blochinger & Company; Sam Biondo, national technical presenter, 

Mapei; Seth Pevarnik, director of technical services, Ardex Americas; Tracy Muller, new product development/brand management/product positioning and marketing; Alex Wiedenhoeft, research botanist and team leader, USDA Forest Products Laboratory’s Center for Wood Anatomy Research; Frank Owens, assistant professor, Department of Sustainable Bioproducts College of Forest Resources Mississippi State University; Patricia Vega, managing director

Wood-Based Composites Center Oregon State University.

Related Topics:Novalis Innovative Flooring, Roppe, National Academy of Floor Covering Training