July 1, 2020

New Officers Elected at NHSCA National Meeting

Lenexa, KS, June 11, 2020 – John Walsh, General Counsel with Cinch Home Services of Boca Raton, Florida has been named President of the National Home Service Contract Association (NHSCA). Christopher Wasson, Vice President and General Counsel with Old Republic Home Protection of San Ramon, California was named Vice President of the NHSCA and Rodney Martin, Chief Executive Officer of America’s Preferred Home Warranty of Jackson, Michigan was elected Secretary/Treasurer of Association.

The Association meeting also welcomed HomeServe USA of Norwalk, CT and AFC Home Club of Marietta, GA to its ranks of the premier and trusted home service contract providers. “The addition of two new providers just keeps us on course to remain the group that consumers and regulators look to in order to manage the growth of the home services space,” noted Art Chartrand, NHSCA Exec Director and Chief Counsel.

As president, Walsh will continue to work towards the goals of the association to provide protection for the industry and its customers. “I am proud to take on this role. In a Covid-19 world and perhaps especially in a post Covid market we expect to meet numerous new challenges in providing the home services consumers so greatly need. We expect to meet and exceed those consumer expectations,” said Walsh.

Christopher Wasson is a well-respected attorney and business leader having worked in the industry with multiple large national providers. “Mr. Wasson represents the next generation of leaders and brings a fresh, forward thinking perspective to the table. He has a keen legal mind and a pragmatic approach to dealing with challenges in our industry,” added Chartrand.

Rodney Martin is a hands-on leader and an innovative thinker. Martin spearheaded the groups adoption of its accreditation program for home warranty providers and was a key architect of the associations new Advisory Council which also received approval at the June meeting. “As the leaders in home services, we have to be looking to the future and innovating. We have to move at the pace consumers wants us and that pace is based upon

consumer needs and on emerging technologies. We expect our new Advisory Council will serve up new ideas and programs to get us there.”

The group met via a ZOOM conference call through tis Lenexa based national headquarters. They plan to return to in person meetings next year in Boothbay Harbor, Maine June 16-19, 2021.