The National Kitchen & Bath Association has announced its Executive Committee for 2014.
The premier association for kitchen and bath professionals will be led by President John A. Petrie. Maria Stapperfenne will serve as President-Elect, and Ric Coggins will assume the Vice President position. Denise Dick was named Treasurer, and Debra Robinson will hold the position of Secretary. John K. Morgan will serve as Immediate Past President.
John A. Petrie has been working in the kitchen and bath industry since 1987, designing custom kitchens, bathrooms, home offices, wine cellars and home theaters. He is the owner of Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry in Mechanicsburg, PA.
President-Elect Maria Stapperfenne is the Manager of Tewksbury Kitchens & Baths, a division of Huston Lumber & Supply Co.
Vice President Ric Coggins has been designing kitchens and baths in new-construction homes since the 1970’s. He has sold and serviced kitchen appliances, managed operations in multiple states for a regional kitchen appliance distributor, and worked for the international appliance manufacturer BSH, advancing through a number of sales and marketing roles.
In 2002, Treasurer Denise Dick opened Signature Kitchens by Design, a full-service conceptual design agency that offers design, planning and comprehensive management of remodeling projects.
Secretary Debra Robinson is the principal of Kitchen Expressions Inc., located in north Alabama. In addition to serving as an independent kitchen and bath designer in Houston, Robinson has worked as a design director for Expo Design Center in that city and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Alabama.
Immediate Past President John K. Morgan has been invited to speak at over 100 industry events. A manufacturer’s representative, consultant, trainer and speaker, he has served on the advisory councils of many industry manufacturers as well as Virginia Tech. Morgan authored the popular “Rep’s View” column in Kitchen & Bath Design News for nearly a decade, and currently represents nationally known cabinet and technology companies through his agency, Morgan Pinnacle.
The National Kitchen & Bath Association is a nonprofit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. With nearly 50,000 members, the association has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry since its founding in 1963. Its mission is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide.