ISPA Board of Directors Elects New Chairman

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The International SPA Association (ISPA) has announced the election of Garrett Mersberger, director of wellness and Kohler Waters Spas at Kohler Co., as chairman of the ISPA Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Previous ISPA Chairman Todd Shaw accepted the position of National Manager – Country Club for Technogym, creating a change in his ISPA membership category from a spa to a resource partner. With this change, per the association’s bylaws, he will no longer able to serve as chairman. Mersberger previously served in the secretary/treasurer role.

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“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as Chairman of the ISPA Board of Directors,” said Mersberger. “I am grateful for the confidence the Board has shown in me and am privileged to serve our members in a greater capacity.”

Shaw will now serve in the role of immediate past chairman and the role of secretary/treasurer will be voted on at the next ISPA Board meeting on May 31. The 2018 Slate of Candidates for the ISPA Board of Directors will be announced to the membership at the upcoming 2018 ISPA Conference & Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix from Sept. 24-26.

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About the International SPA Association:

ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization and voice of the spa industry. Founded in 1991, ISPA advances the spa industry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities, promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritative voice to foster professionalism and growth. More details on ISPA are available on

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