Congratulations to Brett Packer, for his election as Brick Industry Association Chairman. Packer has previously served as Vice Chairman of the BIA’s Board of Directors, Member of BIA’s Executive Committee, Member of the Board of Directors of BIA-Southwest Region. He has also been a constant recruiter of new distributor members into BIA and was recognized in 2009 for his longstanding commitment to the industry by winning BIA’s Volunteer of the Year Award. Packer was instrumental in the establishment of the DFW Brick Council and continues to serve as its Chairman.
We are thankful to report that Dennis Thomas of Clay Structures survived a heart attack and is recuperating nicely. Just days after being released from the hospital Dennis made it to our April Council meeting. We were most grateful to have him there.
We welcome Dan Spencer of Mid America Brick of Mexico, MO as our newest Associate Member. Mid America Brick offers a broad line of brick and sells all of its products through independent distributors.
Bob Helton of RK Holmes Company is the Council’s Associate Member of the Month. His company’s expertise lies in masonry construction with regard to masonry cleaning, masonry coloring, and masonry sealing. Bob covers Oklahoma, Northern Louisiana, and DFW for RK Homes and represents PROSOCO, Incorporated, a custom formulator of specialty cleaners and protective treatments for masonry and concrete.