The North American Equipment Dealers Assn. (NAEDA) has announced the election of its new officers for the year ahead. They assumed their new roles March 1, 2013.
Chairman of the Board
Tom Nobbe, of Waterloo, Ill., has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA).
Nobbe is general manager of Wm Nobbe & Co. (http://www.wmnobbe.com), a seven-location John Deere equipment dealership serving southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri. Wm Nobbe & Co. locations include Waterloo, Ill., Jerseyville and Steelville, Ill., and Scott City, Ste Genevieve, Farmington and St. Peters, Mo.
Nobbe is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Midwest Equipment Dealers Association (MEDA).
Nobbe graduated from Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL.
Nobbe is active in the communities of Waterloo and Red Bud, Ill. He is in the Waterloo Rotary Club and is director of the First State Bank of Red Bud. He is a past board member of the St. Louis Agri-Business Club.
First Vice Chairman
Blaine Bingham, of Mesa, Ariz., has been elected first vice chairman and treasurer of the board of directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA).
Bingham is president/general manager of Bingham Equipment Company (Bingham Equipment Company). The dealership sells AGCO, Bobcat, Carquest, Case Construction, Kubota, MacDon and New Holland equipment from nine locations in Arizona.
Bingham's father, Norm, founded the company which opened its first location in 1955 and served as NAEDA president in 1986.
Bingham is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Far West Equipment Dealers Association. He was President of FWEDA in 2005.
Bingham graduated from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
Second Vice Chairman
Brian Carpenter, of Middlebury, Vt., has been elected second vice chairman and secretary of the board of directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA).
Carpenter is general manager/partner of Champlain Valley Equipment Inc. (www.champlainvalleyequipment.com). The dealership sells Case IH, Kubota and New Holland equipment from three locations in Vermont.
In addition to serving on NAEDA's Executive Committee, Carpenter is the chairman of the NAEDA Manufacturers Relations Committee. He is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association.
Carpenter graduated from the St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.
Also serving on the NAEDA Executive Committee is Joe Nash of Mississippi, immediate past chairman and Gary Manke of Wisconsin who represents all the NAEDA affiliated associations.