Committees

Committees are truly the backbone of this association.  Our not-for-profit association is run by the committees below, made up of members from all aspects of DPHA: reps, dealers, manufacturers, and professional members.  Our committees are always looking for eager and willing members!  If you are interested in joining a committee, or have any questions, please reach out to DPHA Staff

COMMITTEE PORTALS ARE OPEN TO ACTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Awards Committee

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

This committee meets for 1 hour the first Monday of the month via Zoom.

AWARDS COMMITTEE PORTAL

Jim Babbitt

Jim Babbitt

Chief Emeritus Director of All Things DPHA

Committee Chair

Ryan Paul

Ryan Paul

Principal, Summit Architectural Resource LLC

Committee Chair

Professional Development Committee

The primary responsibilities of the Professional Development Committee are:

  • Update Education Program manuals
  • Promote participation in DPHA University's programs
  • Update and maintain DPHA University as necessary
  • Publish new Education Program manuals
  • Create new educational opportunities for DPHA members

This committee meets for 1 hour the second Monday of the month via Zoom.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE PORTAL

Cynthia Carter

Cynthia Carter

Partner, Next Generation Marketing

Committee Chair

Ben Alliker

Ben Alliker

National Sales Manager, BOCCHI

Committee Chair

Program + Showcase Committee

The primary responsibilities of the Program + Showcase Committee are:

  • Secure talent and educational offerings for conference
  • Marketing and promote event attendance and participation
  • Create engaging and interactive schedule of events for conference
  • Build and promote luxury product showcase with best-in-class exhibitors and products
  • Plan and promote Awards Gala for association

This committee meets for 1 hour the third Monday of the month via Zoom.

PROGRAM + SHOWCASE COMMITTEE PORTAL

Phil Hotarek

Phil Hotarek

Vice President, Lutz Bath & Kitchen

Committee Chair

Anthony Hajjar

Anthony Hajjar

Vice President-Business Development, Jaclo

Committee Chair

Engagement Committee

The primary responsibilities of the Engagement Committee are:

  • Recruit and retain DPHA members
  • Marketing the benefits of DPHA membership to members and prospects
  • Develop promotional assets to promote membership and conference participation, and enhance DPHA's brand
  • Support DPHA's online community (coming soon)

This committee meets for 1 hour the fourth Monday of the month via Zoom.

ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE PORTAL

Harris Wattles

Harris Wattles

General Manager, Amba Products

Committee Chair

Ben Newcombe

Ben Newcombe

Sales and Marketing Manager, QM Drain

Committee Chair