At National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) fall meeting, held at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan, the members elected a new slate of leaders.

Ian Newton of Flooring 101, which has seven locations in California, was elected president; David Chambers, director of flooring, Nebraska Furniture Mart, which has five midwest and south locations in the U.S., has been named vice president; Jessica Arscott, vice president of Floortrends, which has five locations in Canada, was named secretary; and Jason Waggoner, vice president of sales of ICC Floors Plus, with four stores in Indiana, was named treasurer. 

"Having that regular change brings new energy, new ideas on the problems that we're facing," said Jason McSwain, president of McSwain Carpet & Floors, who is the outgoing president of NFA. 

"We want to give a big thank you to Jason," Dan Mandel, Sterling Carpet & Flooring. "He's been an incredible leader through some of the hardest times our industry has faced. We're lucky to have him when we had him in that spot."