ITODA elects new slate of officersThe Independent Turf & Ornamental Distributors Association (ITODA) has elected Don Naumann of Sierra Pacific Turf Supply in Campbell, Calif., president of the national, non-profit organization.
Naumann was elected at the Registry Resort here during the fall meeting of ITODA, which was formed in 1990 to foster the trade, commerce and interest of those engaged in the business of servicing and marketing turf and ornamental products. Naumann founded Sierra Pacific Turf Supply 19 years ago and distributes products for the golf, landscape, and viticulture industries.
He heads a new slate of officers, including Vice President Chris Petersen of Tom Irwin, Inc. in Natick, Mass., and Treasurer Brian Feury of The Terre Co. in Clifton, N.J.
ITODA was formed with the desire for distributors and manufacturers to come together in a true business partnership. Its intent is to recognize all philosophies of manufacturers or suppliers so that there can be common ground for the betterment and survival of both. Its offices are located at 9864 E. Grand River, Suite #110-326, Brighton, Mich. 48116; telephone 810-229-9405; fax: 810-229-9899; E-mail: ITODAoffic@aol.com.