BRF Officers

 

 

 

Jeff Thomas, MAS, started in the promotional products industry in 1987 at a California promotional products company and worked there 15 years. In August 2001, he joined The Vernon Company and is based in Rohnert Park, California, as an account executive. Jeff served as the PMANC president in 2009 and has served on the PMANC Board of Directors since July 2005. He was the 2008 PMANC X-Treme Promo Showcase chairperson and RAC Delegate 2008–2010. Jeff is chair of the Business Recovery Fund.

Dan Jenne, CAS, has been in the promotional products industry for 16 years and owns CMG Promos Inc., a distributor company in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is active in CAAMP; his leadership service included the show committee chair, Board member and chairman in 2008. Dan has also served on the RAC Board since 2009 and is the 2011 Past President.

Donna Vorce, CAS, is owner of First Impressions, a certified woman-owned promotional marketing company in Columbus, Ohio. A member of OPPA, she served as President in 2008, been their RAC Delegate and served as the legislative liaison.  Active in her local community, Donna has twice received the Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Award and been featured in Promotional Consultant magazine.
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Purpose
The Business Recovery Fund has been set up to help promotional products industry members and non-members get back to business in the wake of a federally-declared natural disaster.  The fund can help replace lost equipment and supplies—computers, cell phones, office supplies, promotional products catalogs and samples, provide a work area, or give other assistance as needed to get a business up and running as soon as possible.

IRS Deductibility
PPDRF is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Donations to this fund are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  No substantial goods, or services were provided by the Foundation in return for contributions.