Chapter News

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

November 2021 Chapter News

Florida West Coast Chapter

Florida West Coast
Chapter Coordinator:  Malinda Howard
(727) 638-6072

The Chapter Board met Tuesday, October 5 at Queen’s Pizza in Clearwater. Thank you to Rick Howard and Rick’s Pool Service for sponsoring the lunch. The next Board of Directors meeting will be held at noon on Tuesday, November 2 at the Belleair Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane, Belleair. Our Board of Directors meetings is usually scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month. All Chapter members are welcome to attend.

Are you interested in being more involved in the FSPA? Plan to come to our next Chapter Board of Directors Meeting and see what it is all about. We will be electing our 2022 Chapter Board at our meeting on November 2. Currently, our slate of officers for 2022 is as follows:  President Tim Converse, Solar Solutions; Vice President Ray Pearen, Fresh Finish Pools; Secretary Rick Howard, Rick’s Pool Service; Treasurer Brian Gangelhoff, A Pool’s Best Friend; At-Large Directors: Cathie Alderman, HornerXpress; Taylor Andersen, SCP Distributors; Don Ball, The Pool Works of Florida; Alex Fletcher, AquaWorx; and retiree David Oxley. We are always looking for new faces with fresh ideas! Check us out and get involved.

The Florida West Coast Chapter's Annual Pool Industry Table Top Event was held Tuesday, October 12 at Ruth Eckerd Hall - Great Room in Clearwater. Thank you to all of the volunteers, especially Tim Converse, Solar Solutions; and Ray Pearen, Fresh Finish Pools, for co-chairing the event. The evening was filled with an exciting mixture of pool industry displays, food, drinks, door prizes, and three Grand Prizes. Our theme was Champa Bay! A big thank you to all of the exhibitors who participated in person, and those who could not attend including AAdvanced Aqua Marketing, APi, AquaBond, AquaCal / AutoPilot, AquaComfort, Aqua Star Pool Products, AquaWorx, Blue Square Manufacturing, Built Right Pool Heaters, Byrd Moreton & Associates, Century Motors – A Regal Beloit Co., Commercial Energy Specialists, CL Industries, Custom Molded Products, FSPA,  Fluidra – Jandy/Zodiac, Gorman Company, Gulfstream Heat Pumps, Hayward, Insurance by Ken Brown, J & J Electronics, Jack’s Magic, Leslie’s, Lo-Chlor; Micro Glass by Oxium, Pebble Tech, Pentair; Performance Link, Red Rhino Leak Detection, Saftron, SCP Distributors, SGM, Solar Solutions, Solar Source, Solaxx, Stellar Sales Alliance, Stenner Pump Company, StoneHardscapes, and WEK & Associates.  Finally, thank you to all of the attendees who helped make the evening a success.