PPDRF 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. He was the 2008 PMANC X-Treme Promo Showcase Chair and RAC Delegate 2008–2010. Jeff is Chair of the Promotional Products Disaster Recovery Foundation.

Dan Jenne, CAS, has been in the promotional products industry for more than 20 years. 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 and was 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 Promotional Products Disaster Recovery Foundation 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
The Promotional Products Disaster Recovery Foundation 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.