FCEF expands leadership, elects executive committee secretary 

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Floor Covering Education Foundation logoDalton—The Floor Covering Education Foundation (FCEF) has appointed two new members to serve on its board of directors, effective immediately. Mike Beavers of Flaherty’s Flooring America and Bill Gaddis of Mohawk Industries will be joining the board. With these additions, FCEF’s board expands to fourteen directors. In addition, the FCEF board of directors nominated and elected Jeff Honkenon of Engineered Floors as the new board secretary.

The board of directors and its officers will support FCEF in its mission to bring awareness to the opportunities that exist in the flooring industry through the recruitment, scholarship and placement of professional floorcovering installers.

“Cooperation of all industry stakeholders is crucial to our success,” said Steve Abernathy, FCEF interim executive director. “We extend our thanks and gratitude to our board officers as they continue in their role of guiding and supporting the organization during this pivotal time. We are equally excited to welcome our newly elected board members, Mike Beavers and Bill Gaddis. Our organization can proudly say that we have the best minds collaborating to execute our strategy, drive change and build long-term solutions to solve the installation crisis.”

The FCEF board of directors’ leadership team also includes Scott Humphrey, Don Roberts, Ken Jackson, Bart Bettiga, Deb DeGraaf, Kevin Gammonley, Geoff Gordon, Michael Martin, Dean Thompson, Robert Varden and Joe Yarbrough.

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