This month, the American Lighting Assn. (ALA) kicks off its 2008 “United We Stand” membership campaign. The industry organization hopes to recruit 120 new members with its patriotic-themed effort, which ties in with this year’s ALA annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Paul Eusterbrock, President of Holtkötter Intl. and chairman of the 2008 Membership Committee, will lead 20 teams consisting of one captain and two ALA member volunteers in this year’s drive.
The 2008 membership campaign captains are:
- Jay Almer, Lutron, Coopersburg, PA
- Eduardo Armenta, Armenta-Carrion Lighting Group, Gaithersburg, MD
- Mark Benson, Southern Lighting, Chattanooga, TN
- Tracy Bilbrough, Generation Brands, Cary, NC
- Cliff Crimmings, Craftmade, Coppell, TX
- Tony Davidson, Kichler Lighting, Cleveland
- Sam Guye, Savoy House, Braselton, GA
- Brian Hart, Genlyte, Elgin, IL
- William Hood, Premiere Lighting Assoc., North Barrington, IL
- Russ Klingel, Kichler Lighting, Cleveland
- Ed Krasner, Lite Source, Chino, CA
- Thomas Lillie, Holtkötter Intl., South St. Paul, MN
- Carolyn Overman, Western Montana Lighting, Missoula, MT
- Brett Robinson, Robinson Lighting, Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Tony Rubino, Quoizel, Goose Creek, SC
- Maria Scutaro, The Uttermost Co., New Rochelle, NY
- Paulin Tham, Jesco Lighting Group, Glendale, NY
- Shelley Wang, W.A.C. Lighting, Garden City, NY
- Brian Wilson, Mariana Lighting, Naples, FL
New members who sign up during the drive will receive $1,000 worth of incentives, including 50 percent off the annual conference registration fee and two free online courses toward any ALA certification program.
The campaign will run through May 16. For more information on becoming a member, contact ALA’s Eric Jacobson at (800) 605-4448.