TAPS Announces 2007 Board Candidates

The Trade Association of Paddlesports is in the middle of its 2007 Board of Directors Elections. 8 candidates are vying for 4 positions at North America’s oldest paddlesports trade association.

Seattle, Washington - The Trade Association of Paddlesports is in the middle of its 2007 Board of Directors Elections. 8 candidates are vying for 4 positions at North America's oldest paddlesports trade association. “We're very pleased with the level of interest and support in our 2007 elections”, states Michael Pardy, Executive Director of TAPS, “These candidates represent a wide range of interests in paddlesports, and will serve to strengthen TAPS with their years of business and industry experience.” Election results will be announced in the first week of April.

The candidates are:

Landis Arnold – President of Wildwasser Sport USA
Mark Kelly - Watersports Buyer for Mountain Equipment Cooperative
Scott Adams – Administrator for Paddle Ontario
Dan Lingo – Wholesale Manager for Northwest River Supply
Casey Gillum – Manager for Canoesport Outfitters
Jake Wisse – National Sales Manager for Stohlquist
Jim Marsh – Advertising Director for Canoe and Kayak Magazine
Jim Moss – Founder of the Outdoor Law Review

On behalf of the TAPS membership, the board extends a heartfelt thanks to departing board members Julie Anderson of Sea Kayaker Magazine and Glenn Lush of Cowichan Valley Kayaks for all their support and work over the last few years.

About Taps
TAPS is the only trade association in the world whose sole mission is the commerce of paddlesports. Our members are the industry leaders in providing you with the best in paddling equipment, services, and experiences no matter what your skill level may be.
Our mission is to provide you with the fastest access to paddlesports businesses, products, services, and events in your area, as well as recent developments in the sport of paddling. To that end, the Trade Association of Paddlesports is the oldest continuous producer of paddling events in North America.


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