Candle Association Elects Officers

NCAWASHINGTON–The National Candle Association elected its officers and board of directors for the upcoming year during its members meeting in Louisville, Ky., last month, in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Conference & Expo.

Nancy J. Sedlar of S.C. Johnson & Son will serve as the association’s president for the 2014-2015 term. Rick Langley of Langley/Empire Candle will serve as vice president and president-elect. Bob Nelson of Yankee Candle Company will serve as first vice president, and Kathy LaVanier of Renegade Candles will serve as second vice president. Rex Mason of Root Candles was named treasurer.

In all, NCA’s board for 2014-2015 consists of individuals representing the following NCA member companies, all of which are either North American candle manufacturers or suppliers to the candle industry: Alene Candles, Candle Artisans, Cathedral Candle Company, Fragrance West, Langley/Empire Candle, Lumi-Lite Candle Company, The Procter & Gamble Company, Renegade Candles, Root Candles, Sasol Wax North America Corp., S.C. Johnson & Son and Yankee Candle Company.