NKBA Elects Top Leadership For Year 2000

NKBA Elects Top Leadership For Year 2000

Hackettstown, NJ Five members of the National Kitchen & Bath Association have been elected to take office as the association's Executive Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2000, the NKBA announced.

Stephanie Witt, CKD, CBD, of Kitchens by Stephanie, in Grand Rapids, MI, assumed the position of association president for 2000, noted the NKBA, based here.

In addition, Gary West, CKD, CBD, of United Home Supply, Inc., in Muncie, IN, will take office as president-elect; Charlie Wheeler, CKD, CBD, of Mattix Cabinet Works, Inc., in New Orleans, was elected as v.p.; Phyllis Markussen, CKE, CBE, of the University of Nebraska at Kearney, in Kearney, NE, will serve as secretary; and Beverly Dalton, of Signature Kitchen & Bath, Inc., in Bowling Green, KY, was named treasurer.

Jeff Burton, NKBA's 1999 president, will remain on the committee as immediate past president.

Witt entered the kitchen and bath industry as a sales professional in 1978 and joined NKBA in 1982. She has been active at both the chapter and national levels, serving in the Michigan State Chapter, and on the executive committee as secretary and 1999 president-elect.

West has been involved with NKBA's Indiana chapter since 1977 and has held a majority of chapter offices, including president. He has been on the national board of directors since 1992.
Wheeler has more than 20 years of experience as a kitchen and bathroom designer. He has been an active member of NKBA's Louisiana/Mississippi/Arkansas chapter for 18 years, serving in most leadership positions.

Dalton founded her company, Signature Kitchen & Bath, Inc., in 1986. She is a charter member and past president of the Ohio Valley Chapter of NKBA, and has also served at the national level of NKBA since 1991.