At its 64th Annual Convention and Exhibition in Palm Springs, Calif., the Restoration Industry Association announced its slate of officers for 2009.

Jeff Jones, CRS, of Sani-Sheen System, Inc. (Oklahoma City, OK), will serve as president of RIA. Frank Headen, CR, WLS, CMH, of First Restoration Services, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) will serve as vice president of RIA. Leo Volkert, CR, WLS, of Primo Clean Restorative Services (Lodi, CA) will serve as Treasurer, and, Wade Miller, CR, of Mitigation Services, Inc. (Brentwood, TN) will take over as the Association’s secretary.

Also serving on the board of directors are Bill Lakin, CR, of Chem-Dry (Stafford, England); Ben Yanker, CR, WLS, CMH, of Buffalo Restoration (Bozeman, MT); Charles Cassani, CR, of Steamatic of Sacramento (Sacramento, CA); Michael Popowski of PBI Restoration Resources (Timonium, MD); and immediate past president, Rusty Amarante, CR, of Belfor USA (Exton, PA).