The 2018 and 2017 IED board of directors (L-R) are Tom Smith, past president; Kevin Ridens, vice president; Jim McCann, first year director; Steve Roggeman, executive secretary; Tom Stern, second year director; Bob Jones, 2018 IED president; Joe Stack, treasurer; and Joe McKeon, associate director.
The Illinois Equipment Distributors (IED) held its 51st annual Christmas reception and installation of officers on Dec. 1 at Venuti's Italian Restaurant in Addison, Ill. Guests enjoyed a performance by TP Mulrooney, a golf comedian who has performed on HBO, Comedy Central and The Golf Channel, in addition to an open bar and a classic Italian meal.
Jim McCann, McCann Industries Inc., 2017 IED president and 2018 first year director of the IED, took the opportunity to thank everyone for attending and to thank Tom Smith of National Lift Truck and outgoing, 5-year IED board member for his service. Incoming president Bob Jones, SES Inc., introduced the incoming members of the 2018 board and thanked outgoing members.
IED board members for 2018 include:
President — Bob Jones, SES Inc.
Vice President — Kevin Ridens, Ditch Witch Midwest/1st Choice Equipment
Treasurer — Joe Stack, Cummins Power LLC
Executive Secretary — Steve Roggeman, McCann Industries Inc.
First Year Director — Jim McCann, McCann Industries Inc.
Second Year Director — Tom Stern, West Side Tractor
Associate Director — Joe McKeon, Construction Equipment Guide