Meet the new Do it Best directors

Caption: From left: Vaughan, Cohen, Taylor, Gardiner, Bliffert, McDaniel, Mans, Pesavento, Sturdivant, Newton, Pardini and Post.

Brad McDaniel’s tenure as the Do it Best chairman of the board officially ended with the approval of the new board of directors for fiscal 2021. That happened last Thursday.

The owner of McDaniel’s Do it Center in Snohomish, Wash., will remain on the board, but he handed chair responsibilities to Doug Mans of Mans Lumber & Millwork of Canton, Mich.

The co-op's new slate of officers are:

Chairman: Doug Mans (Mans Lumber and Millwork, Canton, Mich.)
Vice chairman: Joe Taylor (Taylor’s Do it Center, Virginia Beach, Va.) 
Secretary: Michael Cohen (Panama Do it Center, Panama City, Panama)
Treasurer: David Sturdivant (Russell Do it Center, Alexander City, Ala.)

Rounding out the board are

  • Bob Vaughan (Alamo Lumber Company, San Antonio) 
  • Rob Gardiner (Damariscotta Hardware, Damariscotta, Maine) 
  • Eli Bliffert (Bliffert Lumber and Hardware, Milwaukee, Wis.)
  • Brad McDaniel (McDaniel’s Do it Center, Snohomish, Wash.)
  • Scott Pesavento (Hemlock Hardware, Fairfield, Conn.)
  • Diana Newton (Bay Hardware, Seal Beach, Calif.)
  • Jeff Pardini (Hills Flat Lumber, Grass Valley, Calif.) 
  • Tim Post (T & M Hardware & Rental, Ellwood City, Pa.)