Tom Nobbe, of Waterloo, Ill., has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA). Nobbe is general manager of Wm Nobbe & Co., a seven-location John Deere equipment dealership serving southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri. Nobbe is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Midwest Equipment Dealers Association (MEDA).
Blaine Bingham, of Mesa, Ariz., has been elected first vice chairman and treasurer of the board of directors of NAEDA. Bingham is president/general manager of Bingham Equipment Company. The dealership sells AGCO, Bobcat, Carquest, Case Construction, Kubota, MacDon and New Holland equipment from nine locations in Arizona. Bingham’s father, Norm, founded the company which opened its first location in 1955 and served as NAEDA president in 1986. Bingham is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Far West Equipment Dealers Association. He was President of FWEDA in 2005.
Brian Carpenter, of Middlebury, Vt., has been elected second vice chairman and secretary of the board of directors of NAEDA. Carpenter is general manager/partner of Champlain Valley Equipment Inc. The dealership sells Case IH, Kubota and New Holland equipment from three locations in Vermont. In addition to serving on NAEDA’s Executive Committee, Carpenter is the chairman of the NAEDA Manufacturers Relations Committee. He is serving his second three-year term on the NAEDA board from the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association.
so serving on the NAEDA Executive Committee is Joe Nash, Delta Implement Co., Inc., representing the Southeastern Equipment Dealers Association, as immediate past chairman and Gary Manke, Executive VP/CEO, Midwest Equipment Dealers Association who represents all the NAEDA affiliated associations.