Joe Audino

At its annual meeting held this year in Hawaii, the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) elected its 2005 board of directors. Joe Audino of Rode Bros. Floors, based in Las Vegas, was elected chairman. He succeeds Wayne Cotton of Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Design Floor Distributors.

Schumacher & Co.'s Ken Schumacher was named vice chairman. Rick Holden of Derr Flooring Co. was made treasurer. Neil Poland, who works for Mullican Flooring, became the NWFA's new secretary. The association also elected 11 directors, each of whom will serve three-year terms. For more information, visit