Hackettstown, NJ The Center for Kitchen & Bath Education and Research (CKBER), the non-profit foundation established by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, has established a Board of Trustees.
CKBER is the only non-profit foundation dedicated specifically to the kitchen and bath industry, according to the Hackettstown, NJ-based NKBA. Its goal is to address the growing need for trained professionals in the industry through a variety of workforce development programs.
The members of the new Board of Trustees include a diverse group
of manufacturers, endorsed NKBA college officials, editors,
designers, advertising and non-profit agencies, the NKBA said. They
are: Dwight Bunn of the University of Northern Alabama; Alan
Danenberg of Elkay Mfg.; Frances Gailey of the College at Oneonta
Foundation Board of Directors; Jeanette Long of American Standard;
Mark Johnson of Whirlpool Corp.; Steve Kleber of Kleber
Advertising; Sharon Jackson-Pincham of The Storehouse of World
Vision; Olivia Monjo of Woman's Day; Gwen O'Neal of Kansas State
University; Carrie Perkins of Kohler Co.; Les Petrie of Mother
Hubbard's Custom Cabinetry; Sarah Reep of KraftMaid; Mark Strauss
of Interior Design magazine, and Charles Wheeler of Mattix Cabinet