Oberlin, Ohio—The Natural Stone Foundation (NSF) welcomes the following industry members to its board of directors for 2022:
- Rich Katzmann, Stone Services Group
- Tony Malisani, Malisani, Inc.
- Kent Barnow, U.S. Stone Industries, LLC
- Kevin Camarata, Camarata Masonry Systems
- Ralph Morgan, Polycor
- Holly Rohrer, Halbert Mill Company
Joshua Levinson of Artistic Tile, Inc., 2021 board president, and Cari May of Coldspring, board director, will end their terms in December 2021. Levinson will serve as immediate past president in 2022.
“I would like to thank Josh Levinson for his leadership in driving the fundraising efforts of the Foundation to assist in supporting key industry initiatives for the benefit of all in this rewarding industry,” said Michael Picco, 2021 Natural Stone Institute board president.
Natural Stone Institute CEO, Jim Hieb, agreed, stating that during Levinson’s presidency, they were able to create the necessary building blocks to launch a foundation. “He was absolutely the right person to serve as our first Foundation president and his positive legacy will be felt for a very long time. We are grateful to both Cari and Josh for their past four years of board service.”
In 2021, the foundation has provided funding for key association programs, including webinars, ISO standards and scholarships. Today, the foundation is well positioned to become a funding mechanism that supports industry initiatives through the donations of passionate companies and individuals who want to give back to their industry, according to the Natural Stone Foundation.