Anaheim, Calif.—Harold Chapman, president of Bonitz Flooring Group in Greenville, S.C., became chairman of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) effective July 1. Chapman replaced Jim Walters of Macco’s Floor Covering Center in Green Bay, Wis., who became immediate past chairman.
In taking over the post, Chapman told FCNews his immediate goal “is to find a replacement for Chris Davis,” who died suddenly earlier this year (FCNews, March 5/12). “You can’t replace a Chris Davis, but we will find someone to fill the position. I am confident the search committee will find the right person to lead the organization.” While no timetable has been set, “We want to have someone on board as soon as possible.” Continue reading Chapman elected WFCA chairman
by Steven Feldman
Monday, May 21, 2012. Boca Raton, Fla.—The search to find the next president and CEO of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has officially begun. A five-person search committee was formed at WFCA’s biannual meeting here as well as the process by which the next executive will be named. Continue reading Search gets under way to find WFCA's next president and CEO
by Matthew Spieler
Fajardo, Puerto Rico—Twenty years ago, changes were taking place that still reverberate today: In politics, Bill Clinton and the Democrats were taking office; in entertainment, Jay Leno replaced Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show,” and in flooring, 12 flooring contractors got together to form what is today the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Cooperative. Continue reading Starnet celebrates 20 years with record turnout