President: Ron Willis

Ron (pictured to the right) instructing the Ornamental Aluminum class the 2017 Fence Training School.

Willis Fence Company
Newburgh, IN

Ronald A. Willis is president of Willis Fence Co. He grew up in the fence industry at this company pulling weeds around the yard and putting bands together. During summer breaks beginning at age fourteen he worked on installation crews. Ronald loves construction, all construction, and all aspects of construction. After college, he began purchasing and renovating commercial real estate and student housing. Ronald came back to Willis Fence Co when the company was considering a new division in an underserved market. He volunteered his time and resources because he believed in the project, the company, and the people behind it. Now in its forty-sixth year, Willis Fence Co continues the tradition of quality materials and professional installation for the next generation.  Ron is the instructor of Ornamental Aluminum at Fence Training School.



Vice President: Scott Ruete

Scott (pictured to the right) with his son, Brian, at the 2017 Arlington Service Project.

Builders Fence Company
Sterling, VA

Scott B. Ruete works at Builders Fence in Sterling, VA. He has been married 30 years to Diane Ruete, lives in Damascus, MD and has two sons, Scott Jr. & Brian. He served in the US Coast Guard in Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, and ATON (Aids to Navigation). He has been involved in the fence industry for 27 years in both installation and sales.  Currently he performs commercial and residential sales for Builders Fence Company, Sterling, VA. He is a Past President of NAFCA and also is currently Chairman of the NAFCA-Arlington National Cemetery Annual Project.





Treasurer: Chris Ward-Horner

Hampden Fence Supply
Agawam, MA

Chris Ward-Horner is President of Hampden Fence Supply, Inc. in Agawam, MA.  She was CFO for Hampden Fence Supply for many years and has been the owner for the since 2010.  Hampden Fence is a manufacturer of domestic chain link fence fittings and a distributor of domestic and foreign fence fittings.  Chris joined the North American Fence Contractor Association in 2014 and became the Treasurer in 2015.




Executive Director: Clint Iams

Log Cabin Fence Company
Amity, PA

Clint Iams grew up around the fence industry tagging along with his parents to fence jobs.  A 2002 graduate from Washington and Jefferson College with a degree in Accounting and Entrepreneurial studies, Clint began his career as an auditor with the global firm KPMG in Pittsburgh, PA.  In 2006, he joined his parents at Log Cabin Fence where they install farm and ranch fence and fabric hoop structures. Clint estimates jobs and oversees their installation crews.  He co-instructs the Farm and Ranch Class at Fence Training School.  He lives in Amity, PA with his wife, Nicole, and their four kids.  They enjoy traveling, camping, good food, and laughter.