about dpha


Awards Committee

Chair: David Crossley (Baci by Remcraft/Colonial Bronze) and Dennis Mezzapesa (TCB Sales)

The primary responsibilities of the DPHA Awards Committee are:

  • Improve communicating nominations criteria, benefits of participation and the overall quality and quantity of nominations.
  • Recognize outstanding accomplishments in the decorative plumbing and hardware industry
  • Create industry awareness of the program and winners
  • Spotlight exceptional individuals, companies and products
  • Involve the whole Association in the process of nominations
  • Publish the Product of the Year Guide


Education Committee

Co-Chairs: Fred Felder (Simon's Supply) and Kelly DeSola (Watermark Designs)

The primary responsibilities of the Education Committee are:

  • Update Education Program manuals
  • Promote participation in the DPHA Recognition Program
  • Update DPHA Recognition Program exams as necessary
  • Publish new Education Program manuals
  • Recognize showroom professionals who successful complete the recognition program


Marketing Committee

Co-Chairs: Phil Hotarek (Lutz Bath & Kitchen) and Patrick Weidl (Thermasol)

The primary responsibilities of the Marketing Committee are:

  • Recruit and retain DPHA members.
  • Marketing the benefits of DPHA membership to members and prospects.
  • Develop promotional videos to promote membership and conference participation.
  • Develop promotional products and enhance DPHA’s brand.
  • Sponsor regional meetings (if possible) in Boston, New York, and Northern California.


Program and Showcase Committee

Co-Chairs: Rich Campbell (Belmont Hardware) and Kim Killgore (The Rain Company)

The primary responsibilities of the Program and Showcase Committee are:

  • Develop educational programs for the annual conference.
  • Approve programs and speakers that are presented at the annual conference.
  • Promote the benefits of attending the conference.
  • Encourage manufacturer participation in the Annual Product Showcase.


Website Review Committee

Chair: Kate Brady (General Plumbing Supply)


  • Gold Sponsors
  • Elkay
  • Lacava
  • Silver Sponsors
  • Bain Ultra
  • Barber-Wilsons
  • Keuco
  • Lenova
  • Bronze Sponsors
  • AMBA
  • Americh
  • BACI
  • Blanco
  • California Faucets
  • Fairmont Designs
  • Graff
  • Hamilton Sinkler
  • Hansgrohe
  • Hastings
  • Hydro Systems
  • Jaclo
  • Julien - Home Refinements
  • Kartners
  • Mountain
  • Mr Steam
  • Rohl
  • Top Knobs