The New York State Movers & Warehousemen's Association is a not-for-profit trade association which was created in 1927 to provide educational and other supporting services for the Household Goods Moving & Storage Industry in New York State. Our member's promote ethical business practices and provide consumers with the highest quality, reputable service at a reasonable cost. The Association's membership represents all areas of the State.
The activities of the Association are managed by a Board of Directors which serves on a voluntary basis. Officers and Directors are elected by the Association's General Membership at its Annual Meeting. Directors are owners and employees of moving and storage companies here in New York State. A few of our board members are representatives from suppliers to the industry who are also interested in enhancing and maintaining the integrity of the New York Moving and Storage Industry.
The day-to-day affairs of the Association are managed by William H. Whalen IV, the Executive Director. Bill was employed by the Board of Directors in August 2011. Bill has nearly 14 years experience in the moving and storage industry. Prior to joining the association he was the Operations and Sales Manager for Finnegan's Moving and Warehouse Corporation. He is also a Partner with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's program called ProtectYourMove.gov and New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving (NYPDD).
Governmental affairs are handled by Donald Mazzullo, Richard Scanlan and Amy Kellogg of Harter, Secrest and Emery.
The Board of Directors meets several times a year to review current issues which may have an impact upon the Industry and consumers. At these meetings they lay out plans for the upcoming months' strategy.