WFCA Holds Spring Board Meeting, Lobbies on Capitol Hill

Washington, DC, May 23, 2023-The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) held its board meeting last week in Washington, DC. 

The group spent all day Tuesday on Capitol Hill lobbying on behalf of the flooring industry. Three WFCA groups had 20 meetings, and WFCA CEO Scott Humphrey reports that the group is already seeing members of Congress contact the WFCA team about visits to flooring businesses. Sam O’Krent of O’Krent Floors will be hosting Rep. Tony Gonzalez at the end of this month. Lauren Voit of Great Western Flooring, WFCA general counsel Jeff King and Humphrey had coffee with Illinois Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin. 

At the meeting, it was also announced that Certified Flooring Installers, under the direction of WFCA COO Steve Abernathy, is on pace to see one of its best years ever from a training and membership growth standpoint.