DPHA Elects New Officers, 2004 Directors

DPHA Elects New Officers, 2004 Directors

Bethesda, MD Jamie Gregg, CEO of Colonial Bronze in Torrington, CT, has been elected president of the Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association (DPHA), the association announced.

Gregg was elected at the DPHA's recent annual meeting in Scottsdale, AZ. Others elected to serve on the DPHA's Board of Directors include the following: president-elect Bill Fiddler, of Fiddler's, Inc., Honolulu; secretary Jim Babbitt, of Howell Babbitt Sales, Glenview, IL; treasurer Barry Goldberg, of Union Hardware,

Bethesda, MD; and immediate past president Jeff Burton, of The Bath & Beyond, San Francisco.

Directors include the following: Jerry Abel, of THG, Coconut Creek, FL; Gordon Bertrand, of Natphil America, Inc., Toronto; Jeff Bierman, of Phylrich International, Burbank, CA; Sam Byrd, of Steamist, Rutherford, NJ; Tony Carter, of Carter Hardware, Beverly Hills, CA; Rod Denhart, of Legacy Brass, San Pedro, CA; Jack Fase, of Alno, Chatsworth, CA; Marilyn Hermance, of Westheimer Plumbing & Hardware, Houston; Dick Issacs, of Harrington Brass Works, Allendale, NJ; and Larry Kalusna, of Waterware, Chicago.

Additional directors include: Debbie Miller, of Miller's Fine Decorative Hardware, Ft. Lauderdale; Don Nelson, of Allied International, Kenvil, NJ; Faye Norton, of Designer Hardware by Faye, Oklahoma City, OK; Doug Parchment, of Luxury Marketing, East Northport, NY; Jonathan Paul, of Paul Decorative Products, New York; Ron Raffel, of Raffel Sales, Highland Park, IL; Jeff Robboy, of Baci by Remcraft, Opa-Locka, FL; Mark Rohl, of Rohl, LLC, Costa Mesa, CA; Al Rykus, of Aquabrass International, Pompano Beach, FL; Steve Shedden, of Shedden Sales, Libertyville, IL; Debby Stehr, of Stehr Enterprises, Gambrills, MD; Jim Tomafsky, of Mountain Plumbing Products, West Depford, NJ; Ari Warshawsky, of Concinnity & Barand, Melville, NY; Jonathan Wood, of Brasstech Int'l., Santa Ana, CA; and Curtis Young, of Kimball & Young, Pleasanton, CA.

The DPHA, headquartered in Bethesda, MD, was established in January 2002 to advance the business interests and professional development of showrooms, manufacturers, manufacturers representatives and others involved in the decorative plumbing and hardware industry. The 300-member association offers educational training programs, networking opportunities and professional development training.