Florida Pool Pro
• October 2020
FSPA CHAPTER NEWS
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Wendy Parker Barsell, APR, CEM
Sr. Dir. of Communications & Marketing
Education Program Manager
Government Affairs Manager
Membership Development Manager
PR & Digital Media Coordinator
Administration Specialist - Membership
David Pruette’s Electrical Services, Inc.
Blue Ribbon Pools, Daytona Beach
The Pool Works of Florida, Inc., Largo
Secretary of State
Pool Pro, Inc., Fort Pierce
West Coast Pools, Bradenton
American Pools and Spas, Inc., Orlando
Proline Distributors, Boca Raton
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Swimming Pool Association
CONTENTSApprenticeships build commitment President's Column S *** You Should Know When did you learn to swim? Executive Director’s Column Long-term thinking for aquatic facility renovations Commercial Article Pricing your pool maintenance Service Article The importance of having consumer financing available Builder Article The importance of a company driver policy Insurance Article 2021 FSPA Slate of Officers Chapter News Calendar 4 4 6 9 12 14 16 20 22 38 All FSPA members are welcome to attend state Board of Directors meetings. If you would like more information or to RSVP, visit industry.floridapoolpro.com or call 800-548-6774. January 8-9 B oard of Directors Meeting Jupiter Beach Resort Jupiter