ARA members to vote to approve slate of nominees for ARA board
By Ashleigh Petersen

ARA members to vote to approve slate of nominees for ARA board

The American Rental Association (ARA) Board of Directors has approved the slate of nominees to be presented to the membership for approval. The nominees were selected by the Leadership Development Committee comprised exclusively of your rental peers.

Ballots to approve the slate of nominees will be available electronically to the designated voting representatives of all ARA members between Monday, Aug. 15, and Monday, Aug. 29, 2022.

Voting representatives are scheduled to receive emails with voting information from on Aug. 2 and Aug. 15.

ARA general members will vote to approve the slate of president-elect, directors for their respective regions and the associate member director. Associate members will vote to approve the associate member director nominee. Those approved will begin their terms in spring 2023. The nominees include:

ARA president-elect

Jeff Crotto, CERP, president, All About Events – Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.

ARA associate member director

Larry Ott, Northeast sales representative for the Commercial Tent Division, Rainier Industries, Tukwila, Wash.

ARA Region One director

Sarah Wilper, director, Mazzotta Equipment Rentals, Middletown, Conn.

ARA Region Four director

Angela Nussel, CERP, administrative vice president, Premiere Events, Austin, Texas

ARA Region Five director

Robert Copley, CERP, sales manager, Event Essentials, Windsor, Wis.

Help shape the future of the equipment and event rental industry. Members are responsible for approving the slate of nominees.

For more information, contact Joann Lay at 800-334-2177, ext. 265, or

Click here to view a special election insert with information about the nominees.

Ashleigh Petersen

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Ashleigh Petersen is the digital communications manager for Rental Management. She writes news and feature articles, plus coordinates the monthly Safety Issue and several sections in the magazine. Ashleigh loves spending time with her husband and young son, baking, gardening and listening to true crime and comedy podcasts.

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