Voting opens this week to approve ARA board nominees

Aug. 14, 2022

Voting for approval of the slate of nominees to the American Rental Association (ARA) Board of Directors opens on Monday, Aug. 15. Ballots will be available electronically to the designated voting representatives of all ARA members beginning Aug. 15 through Aug. 29, 2022.

Voting representatives will receive an email from with their personalized voting link. Intelliscan is ARA’s service provider for the approval process.

ARA general members will vote for the president-elect, directors for their specific regions and the associate member director. Associate members will vote for the associate member director. The approved nominees will begin their terms at the conclusion of The ARA Show™ 2023 in February.

The nominees were selected by the Leadership Development Committee comprised exclusively of equipment and event rental industry members. The ARA Board of Directors has approved the following slate of nominees. Approval by the membership is now required.

The nominees are:

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.

Click here to learn more about each nominee. For more information, contact Joann Lay at 800-334-2177, ext. 265, or

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