Skål USA Administrators

ABAAmerican Bus Association
111 K Street NE
9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002


Peter_PantusoIn 2012, Skål USA selected the American Bus Association to perform the administrative duties for the organization. Under the direction of Skålleague Peter Pantuso, CTIS, ABA President & CEO ABA now administers several aspects of the day to day operations of Skål International USA. Eric Braendel and Seth Coppe are the two individuals assigned to oversee the activities of Skål USA.


Eric Braendel

Chief Financial Officer

Duties Include:
Managing all aspects of the organization’s financials
  • Generate all invoices related to Skål USA membership
  • Manage and distribute monthly financial reports to the Skål USA Board
  • Remit bank deposits
  • Issue checks to designated officers for signature in order to pay the organization’s bills
  • Communicate with the organization’s external CPA firm in filing the annual Form 990
  • Liaison with insurance company

Seth Coppe

External Affairs Liaison

Duties Include:
  • Updating Skål USA website content including Skål USA event information, financial documents, officer reports, and meeting materials
  • Answering member inquiries via phone/email/fax/mail
  • Skål USA Store inventory management and order fulfillment
  • Management of Skål USA membership-related materials
  • Assisting the Skål USA Communications Committee in developing and publishing the Skål USA newsletter
  • Hosting webinars developed by the Skål USA Communications Committee
  • Limited promotion of the Florimond Volckaert Fund (FVF)