Craig Levra, president and CEO of Sport Chalet Inc. has been elected to serve on the National Retail Federation’s board of directors.

Levra was one of five newly-elected board members which include Thomas Belk of Belk Inc., David Jaffe of Ascena Retail Groups, David Ratner of Dave’s Soda and Pet City and Laura Sen of BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc.

The new board will serve a three-year term for the association, which represents retailers of all shapes and sizes in both the United States and 45 countries abroad.

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said the Boards newest additions will further position NRF as the leader on issues that impact the retail industry.

“The collective level of experience and professionalism these new Board members bring to the table will complement the stellar list of executives who have been representing NRF’s members, our community and our industry,” Shay said.