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Board of Directors

Officers

CHAIRMAN
Jeff Boyd
Lee Mar Pet
Vista, CA

VICE CHAIRMAN
Rob Chouinard
Phillips Pet Food & Supplies
Easton, PA

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Ryan Judge
Southeast Pet
Austell, GA

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Mark Smith
Frontier Distributing Inc.
Oxford, MI

 

Directors

Keith Bornholtz
Central Pet Distribution
Walnut Creek, CA

Lloyd Campbell
AFCO Distribution
Spokane Valley, WA

Clancy Lavins
Animal Supply Co.
Irving, TX

Peter Reid
Marshall Pet Products
Wolcott, NY

Eric Zeigler
Zeigler's Distributor, Inc.
Lebanon, PA

 

Legal Counsel

LEGAL COUNSEL
Neil Kuenn
Keeley, Kuenn & Reid
Chicago, Il

 

Management Staff

Celeste Powers, CAE
President

Marci L. Hickey, CMP
Director of Meetings & Member Services

Debbie Dacre
Director of Finance

Stephanie Kaplan
Director of Online Education

Nina Bull
Association Coordinator

 

Past Presidents/Chairmen*

2017-2018 Mark Smith
2015-2016 Scott Rath
2012-2014 Perry Parks
2011-2012 Fred Schober
2010 Roger Johannigman
2008-2009 Bob Merar
2006-2007 Donald Fleming
2004-2005 Blaine Phillips
2002-2003 Peter Reid
2000-2001 Randy Barb
1998-1999 Ken Chancey
1996-1997 Jerry Parks
1994-1995 Dennis Stahl
1992-1993 Wayne Moore
1990-1991 James Nordstrom
1988-1989 William Wilson
1986-1987 Terry Boyd
1984-1985 George Baker, Sr.
1982-1983 Hugh Brady
1980-1981 Sonny Berry
1977-1979 John McDonald
1977 Richard Peterson
1975-1976 Frank Huber, Jr.
1973-1974 Leonard Parks
1970-1972 Robert Johannigman
1968-1970 L.G. Gardner

*in 2008, PIDA changed the designation of the association’s chief elected officer from President to Chairman of the Board.

Pida Programs

  • The Power of D
  • Global Pet Expo
  • PetStorePro
  • Pet Industry Leadership Summit

Pida Partners

  • Protect
  • Pijac
  • Pets Classroom
  • habri