ERA Elects New Officers for 2023-2025 Term

March 29, 2023
Contact: Clare Kluck / Communications Director /

ERA Elects New Officers for 2023-2025 Term

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announces that the ERA Board of Directors elected new national officers for the 2023-2025 term during its Board meeting on March 1, 2023.

They are:

Chairman of the Board – John O’Brien, CPMR

President – Chuck Tanzola, CPMR

Sr. Vice President Fiscal & Legal – Tom Griffin, CPMR

Sr. Vice President Industry – Cameron English, CPMR

Sr. Vice President Education – Ellen Coan, CPMR

Sr. Vice President Membership – John Hutson, CPMR*

Sr. Vice President at Large – Kingsland Coombs, CPMR

Sr. Vice President Manufacturers – Ken Bellero

Sr. Vice President Distributors – Gary Zullo*

*Denotes new members

John Hutson, CPMR, and Gary Zullo are new members of the ERA’s executive committee. Hutson succeeds the outgoing senior vice president of membership, David Fitzgerald, CPMR, and Gary Zullo succeeds outgoing senior vice president of distribution, Craig Sanderson. Hutson and Zullo were nominated by a special nominating committee and voted into office at the March 2023 ERA Board meeting.

“As the newest Chairman of the Board for ERA, I couldn’t be more excited to announce the additions of Gary Zullo of Arrow Electronics and John Hutson of the MacInnis Group to our Executive Committee,” said John O’Brien, CPMR, ERA Chairman of the Board. “Gary brings a unique perspective of the relationship between reps, distributors and manufacturers with his various roles within Arrow Electronics. His insights and guidance will help to continue to propel ERA forward. John Hutson brings passion and a creativity like no one else I know. His commitment to the ERA is unparalleled. The entire Executive Committee looks forward to the work we’ll all do together.”

“I want to personally thank Craig and David for their tireless dedication, support and years of service to ERA,” said O’Brien.

About ERA

The 88-year-old Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is the international trade organization for professional field sales companies in the global electronics industries, manufacturers who go to market through representative firms and global distributors. It is the mission of ERA to support the professional field sales function through programs and activities that educate, inform and advocate for manufacturers’ representatives, the principals they represent and the distributors who are reps’ partners in local territories. For more information about ERA, visit