CANDIDATES UP FOR ELECTION
Kevin Seiple, Shield Storage Centers - ApplicationKevin is the Director of Operations for Shield Storage Centers which operates five facilities in Louisiana. After working in the casino industry for 20 years, he entered the self-storage business in 2012 to open the company’s flagship facility in Bossier City. In addition to keeping an eye on daily corporate operations and growth, he also works with setting budgets, quarterly and annual goals and maintaining employee/vendor relations.
Grace Totty, Absolute Storage Management - Application
Grace Totty is the Vice President of Marketing and Sales with Absolute Storage Management (Absolute), responsible for leading the marketing team and vendors to maximize function and performance for Absolute’s managed properties.
Grace has over ten years of storage experience starting in operations, working closely with Absolute’s founders. She is a frequent speaker at national trade shows and state shows and enjoys connecting with individuals in the storage industry. Grace currently sits on the TNSSA board, is a member of the Senior Leadership team at Absolute and is an active member of the Young Leader’s Group and the SSA’s Women’s Counsel. Grace holds a degree in Business Management from The University of Memphis.
Online voting will be held
Tuesday April 25th through 11:59 pm on Monday, May 15th
All elected members of the Board of Directors serve a two year term. All members of the Board of Directors are expected to attend Board meetings; in the event that a board member is absent for more than two (2) consecutive board meetings, his or her position may be considered vacant.
Jim Barbin - President - Dec 2023
Shaun Ferguson - Vice President - Dec 2024
Lana Griffin - Treasurer - Dec 2025
Lenorah Durel - Secretary - Dec 2025
Jim Ponti - Director - Dec 2025
Sean Landry - Director - Dec 2025
Al Gardes - Director - Dec 2023
Jim Jenkins - Director - Dec 2023
Lonnie Bickford - Non-voting Board Member - Dec 2023
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