Michael Fischer, president of Nielsen's in Spencer, Iowa, has been elected president of North American Retail Dealers Association (NARDA).
He replaces Robert Cremer of Aronson Furniture, Appliances & Electronics of Chicago, who served three terms as president, who remains on the board as chairman.
NARDA has also elected several officers: first VP, Randy Whitehead, Service West of Salt Lake City; second VP, Michael Corder, Hod's Home Electronics Center, Waterford, Mich.; secretary, Leon Barbachano, Allen & Peterson Home Décor, Anchorage, Alaska; and treasurer, Timothy Seavey, Seavey's Furniture & Appliance, Windham, Maine.
Remaining on the board as directors are: Garey Alimia, A-1 Home Appliance, Harvey, La.; Bill Benson, Benson's Appliance, Bloomington, Ill.; Larry Clark, The Music Store Inc., Greenfield, Mass.; Oliver Dyer, Oliver Dyer's Appliance, Fort Worth, Tex.; "Itchy" Popkin, Furniture Fair, Jacksonville, N.C.; and Kent Renier, Reiner of Dubuque, Iowa.