As a result of online voting, the New York State Automatic Vending Association (NYSAVA) has selected 19 members to serve on the NYSAVA board of directors.
Eleven operators seats were chosen with 3 year terms that expire in March 2016. They include:
Bob Powell - Canteen/Compass Group
Chris Williams - Prestige Services
Brian Gill - Next Generation Vending
Carl Gerfo - Vendrite Vending Corp
Bruce King - Five Star Services
Jim Lewis - Watertown Vending
Marty Wells - American Food & Vending
Curt Kingsley - Fitzgerald Brothers Vending
John Murn - Answer Vending
Gary & Christine Grassman - Division of Blind Services
***Mike Cascione - CC Vending (term 2012 -2015)
Eight suppliers/brokers/manufactures seats were chosen which include 1 year terms that expire March 2014. They include:
Zane Greenwald - Betson Distributing
Jeff Grant/Steve Nagy - Grant Sales & Marketing
Bud Burke - Thayer Distribution
Gary Thill/Art Veino - Pepsico Food Service
Mike Bauer - Burdette Beckmann Inc.
Phil Mackler - Vistar of New England
Jim Stone - Coca Cola Refreshments
Mike Butler - Automated Merchandising Systems
Additionally, NYSAVA chose Capitol Group LLC as its new lobbyist representation for the next two years based on the group's qualifications and ability to tailor their representation to the unique and changing needs of NYSAVA.