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HFA Calls for 2017 Board Nominations

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is calling on members to make recommendations for the 2017 HFA Board of Directors. Submit nominations (including your contact information) to HFA’s CEO, Sharron Bradley at sbradley@nahfa.org by August 29, 2017.

The HFA depends on strong, quality leadership. The Board of Directors is a vital part of the progress and growth of the association. Any member can recommend quality members they feel would represent HFA and the furniture industry in a professional manner. Members may also nominate themselves.

HFA Board Membership Benefits:
· Being the first to find out about new industry information, hear about new trends, and learn how government regulations will affect business.
· Learning new management and people skills by working with other successful industry leaders.
· Exchanging ideas and networking with the most successful retailers in the home furnishings industry.
· Establishing long-term friendships with industry peers.
· Becoming known and highly regarded by home furnishings industry retailers, vendors, manufacturers and government agencies.
· Giving back to the industry by helping HFA create new programs and services that will help other home furnishing businesses.

HFA Board Member Obligations:
· Serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2020.
· Attend two board meetings per year (two-day meetings); the Spring Board meeting is just prior to HFA’s annual conference; the Fall Board meeting is in September, October or November.
· Directors also sit on at least one of the Association’s seven collaborative teams and provide ideas and expertise to the teams for the purpose of helping the industry in general, and more specifically, members of HFA. (Meetings are held during the Board meeting and in between meetings via conference call.)
· Network with fellow Directors.

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