NESPA inducted its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at the Association’s Annual Membership Meeting this past September. 




The following members of the Executive Committee for the association were sworn into office:

President : Barry Kenny, Bel-Aqua Pool Supply, New Rochelle, New York
Vice President : Mitch Katz, ELITE Landscaping, Poughkeepsie, New York
Treasurer : Amy Rullo, Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
Secretary : Chas Bogardus, Budd’s Pools & Spas, Deptford, New Jersey
Past –President : Ronald Falcioni, Darien Pool, Darien, Connecticut
The Board is also comprised of representatives from the Northeast Spa and Pool Association’s four Chapters as well as Directors at Large.

Directors At Large
Jeff McGalliard, Premier Pools & Spas
Bob Baron, Baron Pool Service
Mark Warshaw, Bel-Aqua Pool Supply


Connecticut Chapter
Bill Drakeley, Drakeley Pool Co.
Roberto Romano, David Cooke Plaster Co.
Bob Russell, Glen Gate Company
Long Island Chapter
Arthur Edwards, Arthur Edwards Pool & Spa Center
Julie Kazdin-Boucher, Kazdin Pools and Spas
Kyle Chaikin, Chaikin Ultimate Pools
Metro NY-NJ Chapter
John Migliaccio, The Pool & Spa Place
Mitch Katz , ELITE Landscaping
Bob Blanda, Mill Bergen Pool Center
Penn-Jersey Chapter
Adam Skelly, Penn Valley Pools
Chas Bogardus, Budd's Pool Company
Amy Rullo, Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry
As we think about the year ahead, I look forward to the building on our strengths as an association and working closely with the Board to develop and execute new ways to serve our growing membership,” said newly elected President, Barry Kenny.  “The breadth, depth and diversity of experience each Board Member brings to the organization will play a key role in helping NESPA to continue to strengthen the pool & spa industry throughout our region.”

During the Annual Membership Meeting the association thanked long-time Board members, George Kazdin (Kazdin Pools and Spas) and John Lochren (Solar Pool Enclosures of New York) as they rotate off of the Board after many years of service.  They were thanked for their time, dedication and passion for the industry.

If you are a member of NESPA and are interested in getting more involved at the region level, please contact our office at or 609-689-9111 to discuss the different volunteer opportunities that are available.