Starnet announces new board members, officers

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Top Left: Chairman, Steve Cloud, M. Frank Higgins & Co., Inc. Top Right: Skip Mancini, B.T. Mancini. Bottom Left: David Triepke, Universal Metro. Bottom Right: Ellen Zucker, Diverzify.

Columbus, Ohio—On May 20, 2023, Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership held a shareholder meeting for its voting stockholders of record. During the meeting the group announced the reelection of incumbent board member Skip Mancini, B.T. Mancini, Milpitas, California, for a second term.

In addition, two new directors were elected for three-year terms: David Triepke, Universal Metro, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.; and Ellen Zucker, Diverzify, St. Louis, Mo., are the newly elected directors. David and Ellen take seats previously held by Dan Sliwinski, Sliwinski Floor Covering Services, Huntingdon Valley, Penn., and Jim Vanhauer, Commercial Flooring Systems, Omaha, Neb. Sliwinski and Vanhauer reached their term limits. Chuck Bode, CB Flooring, Columbia, Maryland, resigned his position as chairman one year before his term limit eligibility expired. A board member will be appointed to replace his seat for one year in the upcoming weeks. In addition, the directors elected officers after the shareholders meeting.

Starnet board officer directors:

  • Chairman: Steve Cloud, M. Frank Higgins & Co., Inc., Berlin, Conn.
  • Vice-Chairman: Michael Ansari, Axis Interior Systems, Inc., Hamilton, Ohio
  • Treasurer: Thomas Holland, Corporate Floors/Apex Group, Grapevine, Texas
  • Secretary: Skip Mancini, B.T. Mancini, Milpitas, Calif.

Starnet board directors:

  • James Lloyd, Cornerstone Commercial Flooring, Baton Rouge, La.
  • David Meberg, Consolidated Flooring, New York, N.Y.
  • David Triepke, Universal Metro, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
  • Ellen Zucker, Diverzify, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Open Seat, pending appointment

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