The election for the PPAI Board of Directors Class of 2023 is now open and runs through September 17. Distributor candidates are R. Renée Jones, MAS+, CEO of A Creative Touch, Inc., and Craig Reese, senior vice president of Jack Nadel International. Supplier candidates are Dan Edge, director of sales for Peerless Umbrella Company, and Bill Mahre, president of ADG Promotional Products. One candidate from each category will be elected by the membership and will begin a four-year board term immediately following The PPAI Expo 2019.

Each PPAI member company has a voice in the direction of PPAI. Voting contacts of the Association’s member companies are entitled to select two new qualified directors who will represent their interests. Voting contacts were emailed their 2018 username and password on August 27 to the email on file.

The board election will be administered electronically by a third-party election administrator and by paper ballot. To vote, each PPAI member company’s designated voter can visit the PPAI voter site and click on the “VOTE” button to cast their ballots. For more information on the candidates and to vote, visit