media center

NACD Press Release

Arlington, VA
November 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aileen Smith
571-482-3040
asmith@nacd.com

NACD Announces 2022 Board of Directors

Arlington, VA – Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors announced the results of its election for incoming officers to the association’s Board of Directors. Elections were held at the Business Meeting during the NACD’s 50th Annual Meeting, the premier chemical distribution industry event of the year.

The newly-elected Directors-at-Large will hold their positions for three years while the Regional Director will serve a one-year term. Additionally, the Leadership Development Committee has asked two individuals to serve two-year terms as non-voting Emerging Leader Representatives.

The newly elected NACD Board members for 2022 are:

Directors-at-Large

  • Randall J. Eppli, Columbus Chemical Industries, Inc.
  • Scott D. Leibowitz, Brenntag North America, Inc.

Regional Director

  • Stephen M. Halpin, Norman, Fox & Company  

The above individuals possess the qualifications required by Article VIII, Section 2 of the NACD Bylaws. Article XI, Section 3 of the Bylaws provides that “Additional nominations for Officers and Directors-at-Large may also be made by the membership when endorsed with the names of not less than ten members of the Association and received by the President at least twenty (20) days prior to the annual meeting of the Association, for immediate transmittal by him to the members.” Under Article XI, Section 3, the Leadership Development Committee has asked the following individuals to serve for two years.

Emerging Leader Representatives

  • Kerry Bagley, Glenn LLC, a division of Azelis Americas 
  • Vince Casalino, Seeler Industries, Inc. 

“As NACD celebrates 50 successful years of guiding the chemical distribution industry amidst a global pandemic and significant supply chain challenges, I am extremely grateful for the leadership our Board of Directors has shown and continues to demonstrate,” said Eric R. Byer, President and CEO of NACD. “I look forward to collaborating with our newest Board members on advancing our mission and ensuring the continued growth of our industry.”

The complete NACD Board of Directors for 2022 includes:

Executive Committee

  • Chairman: Kurt Hettinga, Superior
  • Vice Chairman: Edward Boss, Riteks, Inc.
  • Treasurer: Megan Bohan, Esq., TRInternational Inc.
  • President and CEO: Eric R. Byer, NACD

Directors-at-Large

  • Randall J. Eppli, Columbus Chemical 
  • Jessica Fegan, Connection Chemical LP
  • Jason Jacobus, First Hyperion
  • Scott D. Leibowitz, Brenntag North America
  • Jon Webster, Univar Solutions

Regional Directors

  • Northeast Region – Robert E. Carroll III, R.E. Carroll, Inc.
  • Western Region – Stephen M. Halpin, Norman, Fox & Co.
  • Central Region – Marilyn Stovall Fitzgerald, Transchemical Inc.
  • Southern Region – Colie Whitaker, Whitaker Oil Company

Emerging Leader Representatives

  • Kerry Bagley, Glenn LLC, a division of Azelis Americas 
  • Vince Casalino, Seeler Industries 

###

NACD and its over 400 member and Affiliate companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third party-verified management practice. NACD was established in 1971 and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. For more information on NACD and how the association is Celebrating 50 Years, visit www.nacd.com.