Board and Committees

EM NARI Board of Directors 2018
Von Salmi, Phil Cherkas, Jim Lavallee, Kelly Pappas, Ron Peik, Peter Feinmann, Justin Zeller, Kathy DeMeyer, Cathy Follett, Bill Farnsworth. (Not pictured: John Cognata, Sean Reynolds, Stephen Ross)

Board of Directors

EM NARI is led by a dedicated group of volunteers who serve as the Board of Directors  of the organization.


Your input and guidance is vital! Involvement in one or more Committees helps ensure that EM NARI remains a strong and vibrant association. Additionally, the committees offer excellent networking opportunities.

Responsible for efforts to grow membership and create value for existing members.

Education and Programs
Coordinates chapter education programs and monthly dinner meetings including their format, topics, and speaker participation.

Public Relations
Charged with enhancing the presence of EM NARI in our region. Included under the PR committee are the website, newsletter and community service projects.

Government Affairs
Monitors and reports on relevant legislative, governmental, and regulatory issues, primarily at the state level, that impact the remodeling industry. Acts as an industry representative advocating for the best interests of the industry.

CotY Awards
Plans all aspects of the EM NARI CotY Awards program, from entry packets and judging, to hosting the Evening of Excellence.

Golf Tournament
Plans the Chapter's annual golf tournament – a favorite social event of the membership, as well as an important fundraiser for the chapter.

Within prescribed guidelines, responds to all issues that may arise with regard to complaints about a member, specifically a consumer grievance or member-to-member grievance.

To become involved with a committee, please contact the EM NARI Chapter office at 508-907-6249 or admin@emnari.org.