ISPA board elects new leadership, trustee

The International Sleep Products Association Board of Trustees has elected a new member and new leadership for the coming year.

Kathy Roedel, executive vice president and chief services and fulfillment officer for Minneapolis-based Select Comfort Corp., takes the helm as chair of the board. Bryan Smith president and chief executive officer of Southerland Inc., with headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, now serves as vice chair. Ron Passaglia, president and chief executive officer of Restonic Mattress Corp., headquartered in Buffalo, New York, is the immediate past chair.

Brad Rogers, senior vice president of the bedding division for Ashley Furniture Inc., based in Arcadia, Wisconsin, assumes his new position as a trustee.

Re-elected trustees are Aslan Cohen, Spring Air Mexico S.A. de C.V.; Iv Culp, Culp, Inc.; Doug Guffey, Corsicana Bedding; Adam Lava, A. Lava & Son Co.; Jim O’Donnell, Tempur Sealy International; Valerie Stranix, Sommex Bedding Corp.; Ryan Trainer, ISPA; and Scott Veitzer, Omaha Bedding Co.

2015-2016 ISPA Board of Trustees

  Kathy Roedel, chair | Select Comfort Corp.

■  Bryan Smith, vice chair | Southerland Inc.

■  Ron Passaglia, immediate past chair | Restonic Mattress Corp.

■  Richard Ayers | Jones Fiber Products Co. Inc.

■  Allyn Beard |A. H. Beard Pty. Ltd.

■  Roger Coffey | Latexco

■  Aslan Cohen | Spring Air Mexico S.A. de C.V.

■  Todd Councilman | HSM

■  Iv Culp | Culp Inc.

■  Michael Faus | Carpenter Co.

■  Ronnie Ford | Atlanta Attachment Co. Inc.

■  Doug Guffey | Corsicana Bedding

■  Adam Lava | A. Lava & Son Co.

■  Michelle M. Montgomery | Simmons Bedding Co.

■  Jim Nation | Serta International

■  Jim O’Donnell | Tempur Sealy International

■  Eric Rhea | Leggett & Platt Inc.

■  Brad Rogers | Ashley Furniture Inc.

■  Owen Shoemaker | King Koil

■  Valerie Stranix | Sommex Bedding Corp.

■  Ryan Trainer | ISPA

■  Scott Veitzer | Omaha Bedding Co.

■  Tony Wolf | Wolf Corp.

■  Kevin Womble | Vita Nonwovens