Ryan Skibo, Director of Sales and Marketing, Pequea Machine Co., New Holland, Pennsylvania, has been nominated for election to the EMDA Board of Directors. The election will take place at the Association’s Corporate Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 31, 2018.
Skibo was selected by the Nominations Committee chaired by Ron Chandler, Becknell Wholesale Co., Lubbock, Texas, and committee members Robert Emhoff, Gearmore, Inc., Chino, California, and Wayne Barber, DFK Equipment Sales, Inc., St. Marys, Ontario Canada.
The EMDA Bylaws were amended in fall, 2010, to add an Associate Delegate to the Board of Directors. Associate Delegates to the Board serve a two-year term. Skibo has been nominated to replace Jamie Beisch, formerly with Elston Manufacturing, Inc., Sioux Falls, South Dakota, who has served his final term as Associate Delegate.
Skibo was born in Woodland, California, and raised in Manheim, Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Manheim Central High School in 1992. Ryan began work in the family business Pequea Machine Inc. in 1996 and is currently the Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing. At Pequea, Ryan continues a commitment to be a premier North American manufacturer of hay implements, manure spreaders and other quality implements.
Skibo has been married to his wife Melissa since 2000. He enjoys spending time in outdoor activities and traveling with friends and family, including four sons: Isaac (14); Owen (13); Maxwell (10); and Oliver (6).
Under the provisions of EMDA’s Bylaws, nominations for election to the Board are from the Nominations Committee or by any 10 or more member firms who prepare and file a written nomination signed by all nominators (and accompanied by the written consent of the nominee or nominees to serve if elected) with the EMDA Board of Directors or EMDA’s Executive Vice President at least 30 days prior to the Association’s Annual Meeting.
The EMDA Board of Directors meets during the Fall Convention and once during the Spring. The Board also participates in several conference calls over the course of the membership year. ###