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Paul Harrison, general manager of Eagle Fence Distributing LLC, was named to the 2017 Hall of Fame.

and exemplifies high standards of ethics
and excellence. This year's award goes to
Lyle Buchanan, owner of Buchanan Access
Systems LLC in Sandy, Utah.
"Lyle is the epitome of a gentleman and
a professional - we are very fortunate
to have him in the fence industry," says
McKay Lundgren, owner of Siren Operated
Sensors in Buhl, Idaho, who nominated
Buchanan for the award.
He founded Buchanan Access Systems
in 1998 and has become the "standard of
excellence" in gate installations for the entire
Utah area, Lundgren says. Buchanan was
one of the founding members of the Rocky
Mountain Chapter in 1999, serving one year
as a committee member and then chapter
president for the next for years. He then
moved on to work with the national association for the next decade, but during this time

he also served as the treasurer of the Rocky
Mountain Chapter for 11 years.
For the national association, Buchanan
in 2006 served on the Board of Directors,
was AFA secretary in 2007 and 2008, was
elected AFA president-elect in 2009, and
served as AFA's president in 2010. He was the
FENCETECH education chair in 2012 and
served as the FENCETECH chair in 2013.
"I've enjoyed working in the industry - it
has been very good to us," Buchanan says.
It's also been a pleasure participating in
the AFA, and he has attended nearly every
FENCETECH since joining the association
in the late 1990s.
"The biggest benefit that I've received out
of the AFA is the networking with people -
I've got some amazing friends all across this
country," Buchanan says. "I know I could
travel anywhere and if I have a problem, I
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could call any one of these people and they
would bend over backwards to help me.
That's the kind of people this association
has - it's been a wonderful association."
Buchanan has coached Little League
Baseball for years and served as a leader in
the Boy Scouts of America for nearly a decade.

2017 AMBASSADOR AWARD
Sal Militello, owner and general manager of
Wayside Fence in Bay Shore, New York is AFA's
2017 Ambassador Award winner. This award
is granted to the individual whose devoted
service to AFA perpetuates and advances the
name, reputation and ideals of the association.
"Sal is an extremely positive person who
is genuinely excited about the fence industry," says Tom Palermo, sales representative at Wayside Fence Co., who nominated
Militello. "It was this level of compassion


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fencepost - March/April 2018

EDITOR’S NOTE
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS | CHAPTER PRESIDENTS COMMITTEE
FENCELINES
IN MEMORIAM
FENCE PROFESSIONALS FLOCK TO PHOENIX FOR FENCETECH 2018
ON THE FENCE
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
CANINE CRIBS
SAFETY IN PARADISE
AFA BESTOWS TOP HONORS AT FENCETECH 2018
VMA
WORKPLACE RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
MEMBER SAVINGS PROGRAM
NEW MEMBERS
MEMBERS ON THE MOVE
CALENDAR
CHAPTER NEWS
INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - EDITOR’S NOTE
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS | CHAPTER PRESIDENTS COMMITTEE
Fencepost - March/April 2018 - FENCELINES
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - IN MEMORIAM
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - FENCE PROFESSIONALS FLOCK TO PHOENIX FOR FENCETECH 2018
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - ON THE FENCE
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - CANINE CRIBS
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - SAFETY IN PARADISE
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - VMA
Fencepost - March/April 2018 - WORKPLACE RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - MEMBER SAVINGS PROGRAM
Fencepost - March/April 2018 - NEW MEMBERS
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - CALENDAR
Fencepost - March/April 2018 - CHAPTER NEWS
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Fencepost - March/April 2018 - INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
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