Board of Directors | Officers


President (2014-2015)
Executive Committee Chairman
Timp Rental Center
155 West 800 North
Orem, UT 84057-3815
Fax: 801-226-2995
Phelon is president of Timp Rental Center in Orem, Utah. He has served as chairman of the General Tool & Equipment Services Shared Interest Group and was an appointed member of the ARA Executive Committee from 2012-2013. Phelon is a supporter of ARA’s Political Action Committee (ARAPAC) and active in the ARA government affairs program.
Chairman (2014-2015)
Executive Committee Member
Bunce Rental
4516 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409-4597
Fax: 253-472-3320
Blaisdell is vice president/general manager of Bunce Rental, Tacoma, Wash., which has three rental divisions with seven locations throughout Pierce County in Washington State. He served as ARA's Region Eight Director from 2009-2012 and on the ARA Executive Committee since 2010. Blaisdell has also participated in The Rental Show Work Group, The Rental Show Task Force and additional ARA committees. Blaisdell is an active supporter of ARA’s Political Action Committee (ARAPAC).

President-Elect (2014-2015)
Executive Committe Member
All Occasions Party Rentals
5825 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37921-5947
Fax: 865-558-8779
Turner is president of All Occasions Party Rentals in Knoxville, Tenn. He served as chairman of the Party and Event Services Shared Interest Group and  has also served on the Executive Committee in 2012-2014. He participated in the Events & Tents Task Force and is active in the Events & Tents program and the Certified Event Rental Professional (CERP) program. Turner is a supporter of ARA's Political Action Committee.
Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer
Executive Committee Member

American Rental Association
1900 19th Street
Moline, IL 61265
Fax: 309-764-1533
Chris Wehrman is the third chief staff executive in the association’s nearly 58-year history, having held the post since 2000. Previous experience includes executive and managerial positions in the agriculture industry and federal government service. Prior to joining ARA, Wehrman served as Chief Executive Officer of the National Corn Growers Association, based in St. Louis, Mo. She is a graduate of Iowa State University and resides in Moline, Ill. Wehrman is a non-voting member of the ARA Board of Directors.


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