The Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA) announces the election of Board Officers for the 2016-2017 term. The Officers were elected by the IDEA Board of Trustees and began serving their terms earlier this month. Hande Meissner was elected President. Meissner has served on the Board of Directors since 2014 and is the Vice President of Operations of NexGen Digital, Inc., an IDEA Member since 2003. Hande also serves on numerous IDEA Committees and is providing leadership as Co-Chair for the creation of a new purchasing guidelines standard specific to the open market.