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NTCA elects new executive leadership

NTCA's newly elected chairman of the board, Martin Howard, with Christopher Walker, NTCA's new president.

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) elected new members of its executive leadership at its annual meeting, held during Total Solutions Plus in Dallas last month. Members voted 10 new members into its executive board and committee.

Among the elected are Martin Howard as chairman of the board, Christopher Walker as president, Martin Brookes as first vice president, and Sam Bruce as second vice president.

Howard oversees the tile, stone and pre-construction divisions, including all branch operations, of David Allen Company. He has more than 37 years of experience in the construction industry. Howard previously served as NTCA president and is a member of its Technical, Standards and Methods, Training and Education, and Finance Committees. Additionally, he represents the NTCA on the Tile Council of North America (TCNA) Handbook Committee.

Walker is the current vice president of David Allen Company. With over 30 years in the industry, Walker has been associated with the successful completion of millions of square feet of residential and commercial projects. He is also the chairman of ANSI A-108 and US TAG ISO T-189 Committees and is a voting member of the NTCA Reference Manual and the TCNA Handbook Committees.

Brookes, founder of Heritage Marble & Tile has been active in the masonry and tile industry since 1978. He is a recognized industry consultant and hold seats on the NTCA Methods and Standards Committee and the ANSI A108 Committee. Brookes is also a member of and inspector for the Institute of Inspections Certification Restoration.

Bruce is the president and operations manager of Visalia Ceramic Tile and has over 20 years of industry experience. Bruce previously served as an NTCA regional director.