At its recent annual meeting, the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) elected the following to its board of directors: George Bogan, president & COO of Main Steel Polishing, Tinton Falls, N.J.; Rob Clark, vice president-operations, Clark Metal Products, Blairsville, Penn.; Vivek Gupta, managing director, Texas Profab Corp. of Carrollton, Texas; and Dan McLeod, general manager, Brenco Industries Ltd., Delta, British Columbia, Canada. All will serve three-year terms on the 15-member board.
In addition, two new associate directors were appointed to one year terms on the board: Lyle Menke, vice president, administration & marketing, Peddinghaus Corp. of Bradley, Ill.; and Jerry Ward, vice president-operations, Metcam Inc., Alpharetta, Ga.
Current board member Dave Barber, president, The Wilmington Grill Co. of Wilmington, N.C., was elected chairman. Barber became active on the FMA board in 2006.
In addition to Barber, the slate of board officers for 2011-2012 includes: Burke Doar, vice president, sales & marketing, TRUMPF, Inc., Farmington, Conn., as 1st vice chairman; Carlos Rodriguez-Borjas, president, Feralloy Corp., Chicago, Ill., as 2nd vice chairman; and Edwin Stanley, partner, GH Metal Solutions, Fort Payne, Ala., as secretary/treasurer.
Based in Rockford, Ill., the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), is a professional organization with nearly 2,300 members working together to improve the metal fabricating and forming industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH trade show.