KEITH CHRISTMAN: President Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association (HPVA)

Keith Christman is the President of the Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association (HPVA).  Keith Christman will become the next president of the Decorative Hardwoods Association beginning September 1. Keith was the managing director for plastics markets for 10 years at the American Chemistry Council and a 30-year veteran of that association in various positions. Kip Howlett, DHA’s current president, will remain for a transition period as DHA celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Founded in 1921, the Decorative Hardwoods Association (formerly the Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association or HPVA®) represents the interests of the hardwood plywood, hardwood veneer, and engineered hardwood flooring industries.

 Our member companies produce 90% of the hardwood plywood stock panels and hardwood veneer manufactured in North America. From our headquarters in Sterling, VA, near Washington, DC, the Decorative Hardwoods Association offers a wide variety of valuable information and resources on hardwood plywood, veneer, and engineered flooring.

Our passion and mission are to educate and provide the resources that will help you make informed decisions when it comes to choosing the best and highest quality products we have to offer. For us, the authenticity, the beauty of real wood, and our pride in craftsmanship are what we stand for and behind.