Among Architectural Woodwork Institute board nominees are Dustin Giffin, president of Giffin Interior & Fixture, Inc., Bridgeville, PA
Among Architectural Woodwork Institute board nominees are Dustin Giffin, president of Giffin Interior & Fixture, Inc., Bridgeville, PA
POTOMAC FALLS, Va. - The Architectural Woodwork Institute reports that its nominating committee presented two slates of candidates to the AWI board at
its meeting on September 18-19.
 
The annual process precedes the 2016 AWI Convention (October 23-35 in Kansas City, Mo.) allowing members to meet the candidates in advance of voting for the 2017 terms. 
 
Three nominees were announced for a pair of openings for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2017, for the board of directors, each of them manufacturing members of AWI. Nominees are:
 
Tyler Cerny • President, Strata Design, Traverse City, MI
Erik Fetzer • CEO, Fetzer Architectural Woodwork, West Valley City, UT
Dustin Giffin • President, Giffin Interior & Fixture, Inc., Bridgeville, PA
 
All AWI manufacturing members in good standing are eligible to vote for members of the board. Voting runs November 1-15, 2016. 
 
Officers for the Architectural Woodwork Institute board are also being elected during this period. 
President • Kristine Cox, Vice President of Administration, Rowland Woodworking, Inc., High Point, NC
President–elect • Bruce Spitz, President & Owner, Classic Millwork & Products, Inc., El Paso, TX
Vice President • Mike McNulty, Vice President – Estimating & Sales, Millwork One, Inc., Cranston, RI
Treasurer • Sebastien DesMarais, President, Hollywood Woodwork, Inc., Hollywood, FL (incumbent term)
 
Officers for the AWI are elected by the Board of Directors at its first meeting of the new year.