The Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) recently announced its 2022-23 national board of directors and officers at its annual meeting in Avon, Colorado. CCAI welcomed new board members Pedro Castillo of Therma-Tron-X, Isaiah Haley of Production Plus Corp./Magic Rack, and Jeff Rochester of Pacific Powder Coating. 

The CCAI Board of Directors also appointed two new members earlier this year to fulfill positions left vacant due to job changes by previous board members. Lindsey Boyle of Belco Industries Inc. and Marhya Osheaski of IFS Coatings Inc. round out the recent additions and will also serve as their respective chapter liaisons for the board.

“CCAI is so fortunate to have such an outstanding board of directors to set the direction for our association,” said CCAI executive director Anne Goyer. “Our board is dedicated to driving initiatives that educate the industry while providing programs designed to attract the next generation of industrial finishing professionals.”

Executive officers on the association’s national board of directors for 2022-2023 include: Tony Sclafani of AR Iron LLC as president (Las Vegas Chapter), Russ Green of Midwest Finishing Systems Inc. as vice president (Northern Ohio Chapter), Michelle Striggow of Graco Inc. as treasurer (Twin Cities Chapter), and Duane Fudge of BASF Chemetall as the recent past president (unaffiliated).

In addition to the new members and officers, continuing on the national board of directors for the 2022-23 year will be: Eric Davis of KVF Quad Corp. (Iowa/Central Illinois Chapter); John Heyer, retired (Wisconsin Chapter); Bill Oney, retired (Wisconsin Chapter); Samantha Paulson of Dinamec Systems LLC (Georgia Chapter); Mark Walsworth, retired (Twin Cities Chapter); Bob Warren, retired (West Michigan Chapter); and Jeff Watson of Custom Chemicals of Texas (Texas Chapter). Serving as ex-officio board member is Larry Melgary of Northern Coatings & Chemical (Wisconsin Chapter).

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