DES PLAINES, IL - The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named immediate Past President Art Donnelly, MCR, CKBR, of Legacy Builders & Remodelers Corp. in Mount Sinai, NY, as its chairman of the board during its 2014 Spring Business Meeting.

NARI members also promoted Kevin Anundson, MCR, CKBR, of Renovations Group Inc., Elm Grove, WI, to president.

National Association of the Remodeling Industry Names Officers“I want NARI to be considered synonymous with success, by encouraging professionalism in the industry through increased awareness and commitment to the highest standards in its members,” Donnelly said.

Anundson takes on the role of president after serving as president-elect, secretary and treasurer in addition to chairman of the certification board. His participation in NARI leadership also comprises involvement at the local level, where he has served on several committees, the board of directors and the executive committee as treasurer and vice president of Milwaukee NARI/Home Improvement Council.

Anundson’s focus as president will be on NARI’s goal of fostering professional growth within the industry, drawing from remodeling trends and technological advancements.

“As the ‘Voice of the Remodeling Industry,’NARI members are on the forefront of home remodeling trends from layout and accessibility to creating greener and more energy-efficient homes,” Anundson said. “I view my responsibility as equally shared between providing homeowners with the most knowledgeable and quality-minded contractors and suppliers and providing benefits to our 27,000-plus members that cannot be realized by any other organization. In addition, I will continue to advance our legislative agenda and member participation to support our industry in a year of predicted growth.”

The remaining officers also elected during the meeting include: President-Elect Judy Mozen CR, GCP, of Handcrafted Homes Inc., in Roswell, GA; Treasurer H. Dale Contant, MCR, UDCP, of Atlanta Design & Build, Marietta, GA; and Secretary Robert Didier, of Benco Construction, Bohemia, NY.

Paula C. Goedert of Barnes & Thornburg, LLP in Chicago serves as general counsel. The elections took place at the New Orleans Marriott on March 29.

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