CKCA elects board during annual meeting
June 25, 2021 | 3:04 pm CDT

The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association held its 2021 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 16 at 1 pm Eastern via Zoom.

OTTAWA  -- The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association held its 2021 annual meeting June 16 via Zoom. Members elected the board of directors and then the newly elected board reappointed the executive officers.

Continuing in their positions and reappointed to the Executive Committee:
Heidi Boudreault, Denca Cabinets President
Pete Fournier, Triangle Kitchen Vice-President
James Dewinetz, Pacific Rim Cabinets Treasurer
Mike Slobodian, Decor Cabinets Past President
Sandra Wood, CKCA Staff Secretary

Craig Atkinson, Marathon Hardware Director (new)
Joerg Brauns, 2020 Director (new)
Giuseppe Castrucci, Laurysen Kitchens Director (new)
Earl Ducharme, Hafele Canada Director (new)
Varun Gajendran, Lucvaa Kitchens Director (re-elected)
Gerald Van Woudenberg, Van Arbour Design Director (re-elected)
Amrita Bhogal, Sunrise Kitchens Director (continuing their term)
Luke Elias, Muskoka Cabinet Company Director (continuing their term)
Wes Love, Taurus Craco Director (continuing their term)

The CKCA also acknowledged and thanked Departing Board members:
Amanda Gay, Planit Canada
Rick Hurst, Richelieu
Peter Lansitie, Hettich
Rob Wigood, Upper Canada Forest Products

CKCA president, Heidi Boudreault, said “CKCA is excited to continue the work we have been doing on behalf of our industry. We were thrilled to have new candidates step forward,

Heidi Boudreault
CKCA president, Heidi Boudreault, Denca Cabinets

especially given how busy our industry is these days. These new Board members bring a range of skills and perspectives that will help the association continue the work to share ideas and best practices, but also to help us move the dial on some critical issues facing our industry. Now more than ever it's important our industry comes together and leverages CKCA as its trade association, the more members we have, the stronger we can be.”

The CKCA, established in 1968, is a national trade association representing the kitchen cabinet industry in Canada. The CKCA works to inspire progress and innovation in the industry, by promoting excellence, facilitating continuous improvement, and working to ensure high standards for design and manufacturing are upheld.
If you have any questions please contact Sandra Wood, CKCA Executive Director at 613-493-5858 or [email protected] for more details.

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