The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announced that Bruce Erickson of Williams All Seasons, Highland Park., Ill., will continue as chairman of the organization’s Retail Council in 2013.
ICFA membership includes all sectors of the casual furnishings industry, including retailers, manufacturers, suppliers, sales representatives and designers. The Retail Council provides leadership for programming and services designed to meet the needs of the industry’s retail stores.
Kristine Schultz-Hutchinson, Patios Plus, Rancho Mirage, Calif., will serve as vice chairman of the council in 2013. Gail Williams, Sunshine Furniture, Vero Beach, Fla.; and Mary Beth Singleton, Tropic Aire Patio Gallery, West Columbia, S.C., are new members to the council.
Returning to the council for 2013 are Bruce Aronson, Pool & Patio Center, Metairie, La.; Cathy Galbreath, ABSCO Fireplace & Patio, Birmingham, Ala.; David Schweig, Sunnyland Furniture, Dallas, Texas; Garrett Wallace, Yard Art Patio & Fireplace, Irving, Texas; Paul DeMerlis, The Sign of the Skier, Toronto, Ontario; Mary Fruehauf, Fruehauf’s Patio & Garden, Boulder, Colo.; Becky Stover, Stover Hearth & Patio, Frederick, Md.; and Greg Martin, Kolo Collection, Atlanta, Ga.
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