Eleven past president gathered at the Laurel, MD, headquarters of the
Dry-cleaning and Laundry
Institute last month, during the fall board meeting held in conjunction with the
Delaware Cleaners Association trade show in nearby Baltimore.
The past presidents toured DLI’s facility and caught up with their colleagues and the DLI staff and
were invited to attend the fall board meeting and share input and perspectives
with the current
Pictured in front from left are Lang Houston (2001-2002), Crest Cleaners, Cocoa
Beach, FL; Ed
Robinson (2008-2009), Ed Robinson Laundry and Drycleaning, Columbia, SC; Donald
(2005-2006), Dependable Cleaners, Quincy, MA; Jim Nixon (1992-1993), Nu-Way
CO; Eric Kloter (1999-2000), Swiss Laundry, Rockville, CT.
In the back row are Allan P. Johnson III (2014-2015), Peerless Cleaners, Corpus
Christi, TX; Rick
Kasperbauer (2010-2011), Kasperbauer Cleaners, Carroll, IA; Dan Martino
Master Drycleaners, Kenosha, WI; Greg Myers (2015-2016), Southside Cleaners,
David Beatty (2016-2017), Murrysville Cleaners, Murrysville, PA; and Gary Dawson
Belleair Bluffs Cleaners, Belleair Bluffs, FL.