American Floorcovering Alliance Named 2021 Board
Dalton, GA, November 23, 2020-The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) held its’ 41st annual membership meeting on November 17 at the Dalton Golf & Country Club in Dalton, Georgia, where the 2021 board was announced.
Paul Yacobucci, Piedmont Carpets, announced he will be stepping down as the afa president and will serve as the vice president. Yacobucci welcomed the incoming president, John Karr, ProdTek.
Jim Shaheen, Shaheen Carpets, will continue to serve as secretary/treasurer. Charlie Armitage, Sellers of U.S.; Mark Krueger, Nichols, Cauley & Associates; and Rex Jones, Essex, will continue to serve on the board. AFA welcomed two new additions to the board Eric Ruppert, Engineered Floors, and William Thornton, Tarkett Sports.
Stephanie Manis, AFA executive director, stated that, as with many non-profits in 2020, AFA has taken a slight loss on membership, but with the recent membership growth of six new members-Barkotex, BO Group, Dalton Chamber of Commerce, DeZign, NA, Tarkett Sports and Valco Melton-the AFA plans to set record growths in 2021.