On September 24, 2018, FPDA, Fluid Power Distributors Association, elected new Board of Directors during the FPDA/ISD Joint Industry Summit, held in Lake Tahoe, California. This four-day event was held September 23-26th at the Resort at Squaw Creek in Lake Tahoe, CA which provided the perfect backdrop to share ideas, successes and challenges with industry colleagues. The educational workshops, a few of which were member-driven TED-style sessions, along with inspiring and energizing keynote presentations facilitated extensive networking and thought-provoking discussions.
The new Board of Directors will hold a one- or three-year term under the leadership of Royal Bush of Royal Hydraulics Inc. Along with Mr. Bush as President, Kevin Kampe of Womack Machine Supply will serve as FPDA President-Elect along with Bob Decker of Livingston & Haven as Vice President & Treasurer and Scott Durand of Kraft Fluid Systems as Immediate Past President.
The new FPDA Board of Directors serving a three-year term, joining Board Members Keath Ford of Kaman Fluid Power, Jeff Behling of STAUFF and Lon Jennings of Hydradyne include:
William Haley, FORCE America Inc., Waukesha, Wis.
Pat Nichols, Monnier Inc., Algonac, Mich.
Craig Sinnott, HydraForce, Inc., Lincolnshire, Ill.
Craig Whited, Western Integrated Technologies, Bellevue, Wash.
FPDA Board of Directors serving a one-year term include:
Frank Ashbaugh, R.M. Wright Company, Inc., Farmington Hills, Mich.
Chris Walker, Connector Specialists Inc., St. Rose, La.
Josh Williamson, Franklin Automation Inc., Memphis, Tenn.
“FPDA has a very active and supportive board of directors. I’m excited to work with the board of directors on our many new programs and continue to strengthen our current membership offerings in the coming year. I can truly attest that FPDA member value has never been higher,” said Amy Luckado, FPDA Executive Director.