American Staffing Association Elects 2017 Board of Directors


The American Staffing Association elected members of its 2017 board of directors at the annual membership meeting during Staffing World, the ASA annual convention and expo, in San Diego.

ASA members elected eight directors to the board:

  • Tom Bickes, EmployBridge Holding Co.
  • Jeff Bowling, Delta Cos.
  • Robert A. Funk, Express Employment Professionals
  • Jeff Harris, ettain group—new member
  • Kristen Harris, CSP, Portfolio Creative
  • Greg Holland, Adecco Group North America
  • Kelly McCreight, Hamilton-Ryker Co.
  • Peter Quigley, Kelly Services

The board elected officers:

  • Susan Dietrich, AllTek Staffing & Resource Group Inc., chairman
  • Kelly McCreight, CSP, Hamilton-Ryker Co., first vice chairman
  • Karenjo Goodwin, Exact Staff Inc., second vice chairman
  • Peter Quigley, Kelly Services Inc., treasurer
  • Leo Sheridan, Advanced Group, secretary

Other directors serving on the board are Threase Baker, CSP, TSC, Abbtech Professional Resources Inc.; Jeffrey S. Burnett, CSP, Labor Finders International Inc.; W. Benjamin “Ben” Elliott, Randstad General Partners; John A. Elwood, CSP, Elwood Staffing Services Inc.; James A. Essey, CSP, TemPositions Group of Cos.; Lesa Francis, CSP, Supplemental Health Care (immediate past chairman); Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network; Chris Hartman, Allegis Global Solutions; Dan Struve, CSP, Helpmates Staffing Services; Dan Thomson, CHG Healthcare Services Inc.; Mark Toth, CSP, ManpowerGroup; and Steve Wehn, AMN Healthcare.

Dane Reese, CSP, PeopleAxiom, retired from the board.

Representatives from independent firms and national companies serve on the ASA board of directors.

For brief bios and to download high-resolutions photos, visit

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