The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit from April 30 – May 3 at the Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California. At the event’s Franchising Awards banquet and gala on Tuesday, May 2, the organization will present Coalition of Franchisee Association (CFA) Chairman Keith Miller with a Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service to the Franchising Community. Miller has served as Chairman of the CFA for the past several years and is nationally recognized as an articulate and tireless advocate for franchisees. The award is presented to individuals who have performed extraordinary advocacy for franchisees. In addition to Miller, franchisee attorney Ron Gardner, Managing Partner of Dady and Gardner PA, a Minneapolis-based franchisee only law firm, will also be presented with the Chairman’s Award. We congratulate them both on their outstanding work and these well-deserved awards.