NTCA Announces 2021-2022 Roster of Leadership
Flowood, MS, December 22, 2020-The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the world's largest tile contractor association, elected new officers and board members for 2021 and 2022 at its annual meeting, held virtually on December 3, 2020.
Bart Bettiga, NTCA executive director, explained that the COVID-19 pandemic had caused the cancellation of the Coverings trade show, where the new roster would have been announced.
The new leadership is made up of: Chris Walker, chairman of the board; Martin Brooks, president; Sam Bruce, first vice president; and Rod Owen, second vice president.
Chris Walker, who had served as NTCA president for 2018 to 2020, continues to serve as the chairman of the ANS A108 Committee and was the NTCA Tile Person of the Year in 2018. Walker is vice president-Northeast Region for David Allen Company od Bristow, Virginia.
NTCA presidents move up through the chairs in two-year term increments, from second vice president to first vice president to president, and then serve two years as chairman of the board, and afterwards as advisory board members.
Former chairman, Martin Howard of David Allen Company of Raleigh, North Carolina will now become an advisor to the executive committee.
The new President, Martin Brookes is a principal at Heritage Marble and Tile of Mill Valley, California. Sam Bruce is president/operations director of Visalia Ceramic Tile of Visalia, California. Rod Owen is president of C.C. Owen Tile Company of Jonesboro, Georgia.
Outgoing directors include Robert Showers, Region 2; Paige Smith, Region 3; Michael Weaver, Region 4; Dirk Sullivan, Region 9 and Stan Platt, Region 10.
Incoming directors include Mike Corona – Corona Marble & Tile, Region 2; Matt Welner, Blue Ridge Tile & Stone, Region 3; Josh Hogeboom, Spectra Contract Flooring, Region 4; Trask Bergerson, Bergerson Tile, Region 9; and Elizabeth Lambert, Lambert Tile, Region 10.