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The Fluid Power Distributors Association Elects New Board at Annual Conference

On September 24, 2018, the Fluid Power Distributors Association (FPDA) elected new Board of Directors during the FPDA/ISD Joint Industry Summit, held in Lake Tahoe, California.

Tribute customer, Scott Durand of Kraft Fluid Systems handed over the gavel to Royal Bush of Royal Hydraulics to lead the organization for the 2018-2019 term.

Along with Mr. Bush as President, Kevin Kampe of Womack Machine Supply will serve as FPDA President-Elect along with Bob Decker of Livingston & Haven as Vice President & Treasurer and Scott Durand as Immediate Past President.

The FPDA Board of Directors include:

Keath Ford, Kaman Fluid Power

Jeff Behling, STAUFF

Lon Jennings., Hydradyne

William Haley, FORCE America Inc.

Pat Nichols, Monnier Inc.

Craig Sinnott, HydraForce, Inc.

Craig Whited, Western Integrated Technologies

Frank Ashbaugh, R.M. Wright Company, Inc.

Chris Walker, Connector Specialists Inc.

Josh Williamson, Franklin Automation Inc.

In 2018-2019 the FPDA Board of Directors and Officers will continue to promote the FPDA Programs such as the FPDA University, the Mentoring Program and new webinar series.

“FPDA has a very active and supportive board of directors. I’m excited to work with the board of directors on our many new programs and continue to strengthen our current membership offerings in the coming year. I can truly attest that FPDA member value has never been higher,” said Amy Luckado, FPDA Executive Director.

Tribute, Inc., a provider of ERP business management software for fluid power and sealing distributors, is a 20+ year member of the FPDA and ISD trade associations. We congratulate our customers who continue to serve as leaders in our industry: Scott Durand of Kraft Fluid Systems, Keath Ford of Kaman Fluid Power, and Chris Walker of Connector Specialists Inc.


Nina Baker