The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced its 2005-2006 board of directors at the association’s 53rd Annual Meeting in Key Biscayne, FL, U.S., held on June 24, 2005.
Officers for 2005-2006 will be:
OPEI Chairman - Kendrick B. Melrose, executive chairman, The Toro Company
OPEI Vice Chairman - Fred J. Whyte, president, Stihl Incorporated
OPEI Secretary/Treasurer - Philip J. Tralies, president and CEO, Club Car, Inc.
Other members of the 2005-2006 board are:
Daniel T. Ariens, president, The Ariens Company
Steven M. Bly, senior vice president, Operations, Echo, Incorporated
William J. Docherty, Jr., director, MTD Products, Inc.
Robert C. Hove, vice president, Worldwide Sales, John Deere
Paul Krishnan, group vice president, Tecumseh Power Company
John S. Shiely, chairman, president, and CEO, Briggs & Stratton Corporation
David R. Zerfoss, ex-officio president, Husqvarna Forest and Garden
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