Buffalo, NY, April 2011 – Pete Gray, LC, C.N. Robinson Lighting Supply (Baltimore, MD) was recently installed as President of NAILD at their 34th annual conference, trade show and organized casual conference in Indian Wells, CA, April 10 – 13. Other officers re-installed include Blake Hunt, LC, The Illuminating Technologies (Greensboro, NC), President Elect and Shannon Carr, Pacific Lamp and Supply Co. (Seattle, WA), Secretary/Treasurer. Steve Espinosa, The Lighting Company (Irvine, CA) will serve as Immediate Past President of the Association on the executive committee and on the board.
Directors include Michael Colligan, Atlas Lighting & Sales Ltd. (Toronto, ON Canada); Kevin Eagan, Northwest Lighting Systems Co. (Coon Rapids, MN); Greg Ehrich, Premier Lighting, Inc. (St. Paul, MN); Monica Kristo, Budget Lighting (Minnetonka, MN) and Diane Shellenhammer, Schaedler Yesco Distribution, Inc. (Harrisburg, PA). Serving as the Past President Council Representative is Clay Otto, Starbeam Supply (St. Louis, MO). Vendor member representatives include Allan Nelkin, Halco Lighting Technologies (Norcross, GA) and Bill Goettsche, Universal Lighting Technologies (Nashville, TN).
NAILD is a non-profit organization that was formed with the mission to enhance the value of the specialized lighting distributor by creating opportunities for business development and growth through education and member interaction. For more information, contact Linda Daniel, Administrator, NAILD, 2207 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216-1009 or visit their web page at www.naild.org.