The new board members are:
President: Mindy Lowack, Dallas Market Center;
executive vice president: Susan Andrulis; IMAX;
treasurer: John Clements, BJ’s Home Accents; and,
secretary: Vanessa Turney, Light by Design.
At Large Members
David Gebhart, Global Views;
Lee Hershberg, IMCenters;
Kellee Hollenback, The Littman Group – Troy/CSL;
Cody Hutcheson, CODARUS;
Monica Loving, Ivystone;
Mark Phillips, Phillips Collection;
Laura Van Zeyl, Residential Lighting / Home Fashion Forecast.
Steve Crowder, GuildMaster, immediate past president and Bill Fortson, BJ’s Home Accents, past president, remain on the board as advisors.
“I’m honored to assume the role of Board President and look forward to serving with these amazing leaders in 2014,” Lowack said. “Our Board is excited about the opportunities we have to continue to evolve with the home furnishings industry.”
ART board members are required to attend three of the four regularly scheduled board meetings per year and govern the operation of the association. Term of service for board members is two years.