Research Committee

  • To oversee the Association’s efforts to collect and distribute accurate statistical information about the industry to participating firms and appropriate organizations and publics in order to promote, protect, and grow the industry.
  • To provide guidance, counsel, and oversight in the development and implementation of effective industry data gathering methodologies and procedures via research projects such as surveys, annual consumer research projects, operating ratio studies, economic and demographic data collection, and other similar projects.

Atkinson, Bob Big Green Egg Atlanta GA
Cleveland, Jeff Empire Comfort Systems Inc. Belleville IL
Coyne, Matt Hearth & Home Technologies, Inc. Lakeville MN
Newman, Ron Innovative Hearth Products Nashville TN
Oram, Teddy Traeger Wood Fired Grills Salt Lake City UT
Spray, Justin Napoleon Products Barrie ON
Trask, Leo Travis Industries, Inc. Mukilteo WA
Wenke, Tom Weber-Stephen Products LLC Palatine IL