Joe Progar to lead new CertiPUR-US board

The Alliance for Flexible Polyurethane Foam, the nonprofit organization that administers the Rochester Hills, Michigan-based CertiPUR-US program, has elected a new board of directors, including Joe Progar as president, and added two new members.

CertiPUR-US logo Joe Progar to lead new CertiPUR-US boardThey are Chris Chrisafides, chief executive officer of Elite Comfort Solutions headquartered in Conover, North Carolina; and Jeff Hansbro, vice president of product development for Innocor Inc., based in Red Bank, New Jersey.

Independent consultant Joe Progar will serve as board president.

Other members of the board include Scott Pugh, Carpenter Co., vice president; Robert Luedeka, Polyurethane Foam Association, treasurer; Jud Brown, NCFI Polyurethanes Inc., assistant treasurer; Lynn Knudtson, Future Foam, secretary; Bobby Bush, HSM Solutions, director and past president; and Steven Romero, Sinomax USA Inc., director.