The Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF) has added new members to its board of directors.

The seven new directors to the Foundation represent a cross-section of the industry. They have been selected for three-year terms and are as follows: Dr. Ralph J. Boe, president and COO, Beaulieu Group LLC; Carl M. Bouckaert, chairman and CEO, Beaulieu Group LLC; Alan Braunstein, CEO, WorldWide Wholesale Floor Covering; Gary W. Cissell, director of flooring, Nebraska Furniture Mart; Milton Harris, president, Color World; Ira Lefkowitz, president, Hoboken Floors; and James W. Traweek, president and CEO, PS Management Co.

The FCIF is dedicated to financially assisting those who are, or have been, affiliated with the floor covering industry who experience catastrophic illnesses, severe disabilities, or other life-altering hardships. These philanthropic efforts are accomplished with compassion, confidentiality, and preservation of dignity for the individuals concerned, the Foundation says.