PTRA is a dynamic association, providing its
members with tools and contacts to ensure each member's business success. The foundation
of PTRA's strength and energy lies in the association's membership. PTRA members actively
participate in every aspect of the group's functions, which explains why PTRA excels at
meeting the needs of its membership.
If you are a PTRA rep or manufacturer member, we encourage you to choose one of the
following committees and volunteer! The demands on your time are minimal, but the rewards
are great, both personally and professionally for you and for your fellow members.
the PTRA office or any of the Committee Chairmen to express your interest in serving.
Doug Landgraf, CPMR, Chairman
Landgraf-McAbee, Inc., Fort Mills, SC; 803-396-8200
Purpose: To be viable, PTRA must be financially sound. The Budget and
Finance Committee plans the financial path for PTRA's success!
Mike Richie, CPMR, Chairman
J.T. Chapman Co., Houston, TX; 800-494-1918
Bill Taylor Board Oversight
Taylor Industrial Sales Co., Tampa, FL; 813-663-9111
Paul Mooney, Director
Mooney Industrials, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA; 707-541-3660
Purpose: From this web site to PTRA's internal communication tool, the
Focus newsletter, this Committee keeps the membership up to date on association activities
and benefits and gets PTRA members and the rep sales function to the forefront of
attention in this industry!
Walter Brooks, CPMR,
W.C. Brooks Co, Inc., Austell, GA; 770-933-0453
Purpose: One of the greatest benefits of membership is participating
in the PTRA's Annual Conference. It's a big job to put the meeting together and requires
the input and talents of many members!
First Timers Committee
Mike Richie, Chairman
Bill Taylor, Chairman
Fun Run Committee
Walk for the Cure
Doug Landgraf, Board Oversight
Scott Olmsted, Director
Mike Jandacek, Chairman
Purpose: The most valuable, intangible benefit of participating in
PTRA is networking with peers and business partners from across the country. The
Membership Committee focuses on identifying, recruiting, and mentoring new members, as
well as retaining current members, thereby expanding the world of possibilities for all
Kurt Fisher, Board Oversight
Purpose: The Rep/Principal Relations Committee works on behalf of all
PTRA members seeking already existing and developing new means, programs, and
methodologies for enhancing the valuable rep/principal relationship!