ICFA Announces Leadership for 2022

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announces Steve Elton, Chief Brand Curator of Brown Jordan in Cape Charles, Va., will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for 2022.

Erik Mueller, President of Watson’s in Cincinnati, Ohio, will serve as Vice Chairman. Completing the Executive Committee are Candy Chase, National Sales Manager of Treasure Garden, Baldwin Park, Calif; Tom Notaro, Director, Furniture Manufacturing & Jobber Markets of Sunbrella, Burlington, N.C., and Jessica Salisbury, CEO and Creative Director of Village Green Home and Garden in Rockford, Ill.

ICFA’s 2022 officers were elected during the Association’s annual membership meeting held on September 22 during Casual Market Chicago and will assume their posts on January 1.

Newly elected to three-year terms on the ICFA Board of Directors are Julie Daniel, Brown Jordan Inc., St. Augustine, Fla.; David Leung, Ratana, Vancouver, British Columbia; Ben Harvey, Patio Productions, San Diego; Sebastien Manni, Kannoa; Leisa McCollister, OW Lee; Jennifer Parrick, Casual Design Source, Freeland, Wash.; Jessica Salisbury, Village Green Home and Garden, Rockford, Ill.; Randy Shorts, Homecrest; Amanda Smith, Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Eric Stalzer, Offenbachers Home Escapes, Herndon, Va.; and Wes Stuart, Sunset West.

Board members elected to two-year terms are Mark Bottemiller, Ebel, Inc.; Joseph Cilio, Alfresco Home; Grant Henegan, The Fire House Casual Living Store, Charlotte, N.C.; Harold Hudson, Summer Classics Private Label; Greg Martin, Kolo Collection, Atlanta; Erik Mueller, Watson’s, Cincinnati; and Jason Siesel, Casual Cushion Corporation.

Board members serving one-year terms are Karen Brams, Island Living & Patio, West Palm Beach, Fla.; Mark Cannon, Mark Cannon; Candy Chase, Treasure Garden; Steve Elton, Brown Jordan; Kathleen Ferry, Woodline Shade Solutions; David Jacobs, Jacobs Custom Living, Spokane Valley, Wash.; Brian Lawrence, Emigh’s Outdoor Living, Sacramento, Calif.; Mary Beth Singleton, Tropic Aire Patio, West Columbia, S.C.; Patrick Troy, TUUCI; and Henry Vanderminden, IV, Telescope Casual Furniture.