National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) (Washington, D.C.): Victor R. Jury, Jr., chairman and CEO, Summit Electric Supply, Albuquerque, N.M., was elected to a four-year term on the NAW Institute's board of directors.
Directors of the NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence, NAW’s long-range research arm, elected several other distribution industry executives to the board during its recent Spring Meeting: Chairman - Ron Calhoun president and CEO of The Palmer-Donavin Mfg., Co., a distributor of residential building materials headquartered in Grove City, Ohio. He succeeds Joseph Nettemeyer, president and CEO of Valin Corp., Sunnyvale, Calif.
Other new board appointments:
Joseph Poehling, chairman and CEO, First Supply, La Crosse, Wis., a distributor of plumbing, heating, industrial, utility, pump, well, and building supplies serving contractor, industrial, and home center accounts in Wisconsin, Minnesota, northern Iowa, northern Illinois, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Joseph Thompson, Jr., founder and CEO, Thompson Management Associates, Annapolis, Md., an an association management firm serving seven industry trade associations, including several representing wholesale distribution companies. He is executive V.P. of the Association for Hose & Accessories Distribution.