NAA Members Elect New Leadership to Guide Evolving Industry

Overland Park, Kan.July 16, 2009 – The National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the largest professional organization for auctioneers and auction professionals, has elected a new slate of officers and board of directors to lead the organization for the coming year. The election occurred earlier today during the 60th International Auctioneers Conference and Show at the Overland Park Convention Center.

2009-2010 election results:
President: Scott Musser, CAI, BAS – Pasco, WA
President-elect: Mark Rogers, CAI, AARE – Mt. Airy, NC
Vice president: Christie King, CAI, AARE, BAS – Glencoe, AL
Director: Robert Mayo, CAI, AARE, ATS – Kansas City, MO
Director: Harold Musser, CAI – Cody, WY
Director: Merle Booker, CAI, GPPA – Eltopia, WA
Appointed Director: Joe Calhoun – Kansas City, MO

With this passing of the gavel, past NAA President Randy Wells, will assume the position of Chairman of the Board, which was held by former President Tommy Williams, CAI. The newly-appointed Directors will join nine existing Directors on the Board. Joe Calhoun, business consultant, was appointed by President Musser to sit on the Board; his term will last for one year. Kurt Aumann, Nokomis, Ill., will take over as Chairman of the Education Institute Board of Trustees. Scott Schumann, Eaton, Colo., will fill the Vice Chairman of the Education Institute position.

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Aaron Traffas, CAI, AMM, CES, is an auctioneer from Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He currently generates content at HeavyWorth and, before that, spent 18 years with Purple Wave in Manhattan, Kansas. Aaron served as president of the Kansas Auctioneers Association in 2017 and on the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute Board of Trustees from 2009 through 2013. He is a past instructor at CAI and co-wrote the AMM designation course from NAA. An active contract bid caller, he has advanced to the finals in multiple state auctioneer contests. During the summer, Aaron operates a farm in south central Kansas. Aaron is an active singer and songwriter and the Aaron Traffas Band's latest release, Enter: The Wind, can be found at iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.