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Industry veterans join WoodLINKS board

WoodLINKS USA recently elected Bill Esler and Kent Gilchrist to its board.

Esler, associate publisher and editor-in-chief at Vance Publishing, will help WoodLINKS USA market the success stories of its member schools.

Gilchrist, president of Fremont Interiors, will be in charge of building and strengthening the group's relationship with Skills USA and the Woodworking Career Alliance of North America.

"Both of these gentlemen bring years of experience and passion for the wood industry. The board and I look forward to working with Bill and Kent over the next few years," says Mark Smith, national director of WoodLINKS USA.

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