Independent Equipment Dealers Name Three to Board | Construction News


The Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA), Victor, N.Y., has added three new members to its board of directors.

Brian Pokrajec from Peps Equipment in San Jacinto, Calif.; Cori Peterson from Headwater Equipment Sales in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; and Maxx Miller from Trophy Tractor in Grand Prairie, Texas, were inducted into the association’s board of directors during IEDA’s February 15, 2016, annual meeting and expo in Orlando, Fla.

Members of the IEDA board of directors serve a maximum of two consecutive years and are responsible for establishing industry best practices and quality used equipment standards.

Outgoing board members include Mark Pentz from Calvin Group Inc., Windsor, Colo.; Jeff Miller from Trophy Tractor, Grand Prairie, Texas; and Jim Seale from Prima International Trading, Fayetteville, N.Y.

During the annual meeting, all three retiring board members were presented with the IEDA Leadership Award, given to outgoing board members annually for their contribution to the organization.
"Every single IEDA board member plays a significant role in the development of policy and best practices for this exclusive group of independent dealers," says Kristen Williams, IEDA's executive director. "Board members are vetted just as members are, with a focus on recruiting individuals who will bring a fresh perspective and experience to our board. This highly qualified group of standard and associate IEDA members take their affiliation with the group very seriously, as do the board members who represent them. We are looking forward to a very productive year ahead." 
For more information about the Independent Equipment Dealers Association (IEDA), visit or contact Executive Director Kristen Williams at 585-869-9002.
The Independent Equipment Dealers Association is an international non-profit trade association promoting participation, professionalism, and advancement in the independent distribution of heavy equipment. Independent dealers who have been in business on their own for at least two years before applying for membership and who have established a reputation for integrity and ethical business practices are eligible for membership.