The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) announced the winners of its Distributor of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, and Employee of the Year awards during the Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting. Each year, NACD honors distributor members and affiliate members who make significant contributions to the chemical distribution industry and who provide outstanding service to fellow NACD members or affiliates. These recipients have prioritized collaboration among fellow distributors, manufacturers, and service providers to achieve legendary results for the industry, particularly amid unprecedented economic and supply chain challenges. The NACD Employee of the Year recognizes an association employee who upholds the highest standards of NACD’s objectives and provides unparalleled service to the membership and their association colleagues.

NACD Distributor of the Year

Megan Bohan, CEO and owner of TRInternational, Inc., was named the 2022 Distributor of the Year for her passion for the chemical distribution industry, her authority on key policy issues facing the industry, and her ability to create lasting connections. Bohan is often called upon by her colleagues for advice, guidance, and support. Bohan has served on several NACD committees and is a dedicated advocate for enhancing policy and regulatory outcomes for the industry. Bohan served as a key spokesperson this year, as the industry faced significant ocean cargo and shipping challenges. Currently, Bohan serves as the first female member of the NACD board’s Executive Committee, and was recently elected vice chair.

NACD Affiliate of the Year

David McMillian has been named the 2022 Affiliate of the Year. As the vice president for Axon Underwriting Services, McMillian has been a stalwart proponent of NACD’s relationship with AIG and the Eagle program. McMillian has worked diligently with his team to enhance program benefits and instill his deep knowledge of environment, general liability, and pollution risks to NACD members, ensuring they have strong insurance coverage and the tools needed to mitigate loss. McMillian has successfully grown the NACD partnership program, driven more participants to join the association, and consistently champions the values of Responsible Distribution.

NACD Employees of the Year

NACD is proud to announce Jennifer Gibson, vice president of Regulatory Affairs, as the recipient of the 2022 Employee of the Year award. In a very active regulatory environment, Gibson has led a team to support NACD members through testimony, comments, compliance support, and education. Since 2003, Gibson has served as a hardworking proponent of fair business practices and sensible regulation on behalf of the association’s members. This year alone, Gibson has tackled the Superfund Tax implementation, PFAS, trade and tariff issues, and many others.

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