Board of Directors

The HPBA Board of Directors is the governing body for the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. HPBA's Board has a total of 21 voting seats: 10 manufacturing members and 11 retailers, distributors, service providers, and manufacturer's representatives. Terms are for three years, with a maximum of two consecutive terms.


Burns, Joe Bernard Dalsin Mfg. Farmington MN
Burson, Jodi Big Green Egg Atlanta GA
Deese, C. Michael Howe Hutton Washington DC
Evans, Roger Evans Marketing, Inc. Canton OH
Forman, Jeni Hearth & Home Technologies, Inc. Lakeville MN
Hall, Henry SKYTECH II, INC. Fort Wayne IN
Hartley, Chris Blue Rhino Winston-Salem NC
Henry, Dan 5G3 Consulting Kettle Falls WA
Hoffman, Richard Firelight Hearth & Patio Asheville NC
Hunter, Jake Results Unlimited Granger IN
Klein, Mark Innovative Hearth Products Santa Ana CA
Kuhfahl, David HearthStone Quality Home Heating Products, Inc. Morristown VT
Lapp, Rick United Buyers Group LLC Baraboo WI
Litchfield, Laura Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada Port Sydney ON
Massey, Eric Fireplace Specialties Shreveport LA
Morrison, Ross Stellar Hearth Products - Big Woods Hearth Products Prior Lake MN
Richardson, Kris Modern Flames Phoenix AZ
Ryan, Amie Ryan Bros. Chimney Sweeping, Inc. Roseville CA
Schoenfeld, Pete Fireplace Warehouse Denver CO
Schroeter, Ingrid Napoleon Products Barrie ON
Spinelli, Glen Regency Fireplaces / FPI Fireplace Products International Ltd. Delta BC
Stritsman, Wayne Best Fire Inc Albany NY
Wesol, Keith Weber-Stephen Products LLC Palatine IL

Non-Voting Representative

Litchfield, Laura   HPBAC Staff Representative                                                        Port Sydney      ON