Committees

NACD is supported by a number of committees that provide thought leadership on issues and programs that are integral to the membership and chemical distribution industry. These volunteer-based committees identify, develop and ensure the implementation of high-quality programs and resources that promote the growth and betterment of member companies and the industry as a whole.

Interested in volunteering for a committee? Please contact the NACD staff representative of your committee of interest.

 

Regional Officers (2019-2020)

NACD is divided into four regions, each with its own Officers and Board of Directors. The regional organizations are an integral part of the NACD membership structure and play a key role in recruiting and retaining members.

Northeast Region

President
Christopher J. Diamond, Jr.
Partner
Astro Chemicals, Inc.

Vice President
Robert E. Carroll III
President
R.E. Carroll, Inc.

 

Treasurer
Robert R. McIntyre, Jr.
President
Roberts R. Chemical Co., Inc.


Daniel T. Canavan III
Vice President
Azelis

 

Southern Region

President
Jason Jacobus
Sales Manager
Buckley Oil Company

Vice President
Colie Whitaker
COO
Whitaker Oil Company

 

Secretary/Treasurer
Neil Morgan
President
Brainerd Chemical

Central Region

President
William Radostits
President
Radchem Products, Inc.

Vice President
Marilyn Stovall Fitzgerald
President
Transchemical, Inc.

 

Secretary
Blaine Davidson
Vice President, Sales
Chemical Solvents, Inc.

Treasurer
Mark Polen
Sales and Marketing Manager
EMCO Chemical Distributors, Inc.

 

Western Region

President
Jeff Martin
President
Horn

Vice President
Stephen M. Halpin
President
Norman, Fox & Co.

 

Treasurer
Michael Poleselli
President
Vivion, Inc.

 

Standing Committees

Mission: The Affiliate Relations Committee's mission is to enhance relationships and collaborate on common issues between distributors and affiliates, to communicate the professionalism of the chemical distribution industry throughout the supply chain, and to evaluate continually the value/benefits of the Affiliate program. This committee will also serve as a networking group and will provide feedback or input to the Responsible Distribution Committee on issues that need to be addressed as appropriate.

Staff Contact: Roselle Foley

Mission: To provide an educational program for operational-level employees. Responsibilities include developing the program content (keynote speaker selection, identifying educational session topics and speakers), recruiting new exhibitors, inviting new attendees, and increasing the participation of the non-attending members.

Staff Contact: Ashley Nasca

Mission: To develop and enhance relationships between chemical warehouses and chemical distributors, including the promotion of the NACD Responsible Distribution® program. Responsibilities include promoting informed regulations for the betterment of the chemical warehouse industry and preparing members to be compliant by developing and delivering resources on regulatory requirements. The committee will also promote informed legislation for the betterment of the chemical warehouse industry and take proactive positions to elect candidates who support NACD’s and the committee’s legislative priorities.

Staff Contact: Eric Byer

Mission: To identify, develop, and ensure the implementation of high quality education programs for employees of all levels in NACD member companies and affiliates, plus key stakeholders. The Emerging Leaders Program is under the purview of this committee.

Staff Contact: Matt Glaser

Mission: To educate the NACD membership on the necessity of consistent and ongoing advocacy efforts, to promote informed legislation for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry and society, and to take proactive positions to elect candidates who support NACD’s legislative positions. This committee will also provide governance to the Responsible Distribution Political Action Committee (PAC).

Staff Contact: Doug Leigh

Mission: To ensure that funds held in the operation of NACD are invested in compliance with the Board-approved Investment Policy and Guidelines and to achieve maximum returns within those guidelines.

Staff Contact: Lisa Vienna

Mission: To promote growth and retention of NACD distributor member and Affiliate companies.

Staff Contact: Roselle Foley

Mission: To work with government and members to promote informed regulations for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry and society and to equip members to be compliant by developing and delivering resources to ensure awareness of regulatory requirements and changes.

Staff Contact: Jennifer Gibson

Subcommittees

  • Chemical Product Safety
  • Environmental/Safety/Process Safety
  • Security
  • Transportation

Mission: To lead implementation of all aspects of NACD’s Responsible Distribution® program through effective program management, which includes training, guidance, implementation, marketing, reporting, and continuous improvement of Responsible Distribution.

Staff Contact: Mike Lang