American Staffing Association Elects Members of 2015 Board of Directors


The American Staffing Association recently elected members of its 2015 board of directors—all representatives from staffing firm members—during Staffing World, the association’s annual convention and expo.


ASA members elected eight directors to the board:

  • Threase Baker, TSC, CSP, Abbtech Professional Resources Inc.
  • Jeffrey S. Burnett, CSP, Labor Finders International Inc.
  • Claudette Cunitz, TSC, CSP, G-TECH Services Inc.
  • John A. Elwood, Elwood Staffing
  • James A. Essey, CSP, TemPositions Group of Cos.
  • Mike McSally, Allegis Group
  • Leo Sheridan, the Advanced Group
  • Dan Thomson, CHG Healthcare


The board elected officers:

  • John A. Elwood, Elwood Staffing Services Inc., chairman
  • Claudette Cunitz, TSC, CSP, G-TECH Services Inc., first vice chairman
  • Lesa Francis, CSP, Staffmark, second vice chairman
  • Susan Dietrich, SPHR, TOPS Staffing LLC, treasurer
  • Kelly McCreight, CSP, Hamilton-Ryker Cos., secretary


Other directors currently serving on the board are:

  • Jeff Bowling, Delta Cos.
  • Dan Campbell, CSP, Hire Dynamics (immediate past chairman)
  • W. Benjamin “Ben” Elliott, Randstad
  • Robert A. Funk, Express Employment Professionals
  • Karenjo Goodwin, Exact Staff Inc.
  • Kristen Harris, CSP, Portfolio Creative
  • Greg Holland, Adecco Group NA
  • Robert Livonius, AMN Strategic Workforce Solutions
  • Peter Quigley, Kelly Services
  • Dane Reese, CSP, Stark
  • Dan Struve, CSP, Helpmates Staffing Services
  • Mark Toth, CSP, ManpowerGroup

Review short bios and download high-resolution headshots of the board members.

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