The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) has announced the election of its new officers for 2014-15. They assumed their new roles March 1, 2014, at NAEDA’s annual meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.
Blaine Bingham of Mesa, Ariz., has been elected chairman of the board of directors of NAEDA. Bingham is president/general manager of Bingham Equipment Company. The dealership sells Bobcat, Case Construction, Kubota, New Holland, Stihl, Toro and Land Pride equipment from nine locations in Arizona. Bingham is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Far West Equipment Dealers Association.
Brian Carpenter of Middlebury, Vt., has been elected first vice chairman and treasurer of the board of directors of NAEDA. Carpenter is general manager/partner of Champlain Valley Equipment Inc. The dealership sells Case IH, Kubota, New Holland, Stihl, Woods and Land Pride equipment from three locations in Vermont. He is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association.
Mark Foster of Attica, Ind., has been elected second vice chairman and secretary of the board of directors of NAEDA. Foster is the regional manager for Birkey’s Farm Store, Inc. The dealership sells Case IH, Case Construction, Grasshopper and Woods equipment from 13 locations in Indiana and Illinois. He is serving his first three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Mid-America Equipment Retailers Association.
Also serving on the NAEDA Executive Committee are Richard E. “Rick” Lawhun, president/CEO of NAEDA; Tom Nobbe, Wm. Nobbe & Co., representing the Midwest Equipment Dealers Association, as immediate past chairman; and Mike Caraway, executive VP, SouthEastern Equipment Dealers Association, who represents all the NAEDA-affiliated associations.