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New IGMA president


April 18, 2011
By Insulating Glass Manufacturer's Alliance

djc_color_2_big-compr_smallApril 18, 2011 – The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Board of Directors has elected David Cooper of Guardian Industries as president for a two-year term. David brings in-depth, cross-functional fenestration industry experience that includes advanced IG systems such as vacuum insulated glass (VIG), high performance glass coatings, IG / glazing sealants and spacer systems.

April 18, 2011 – The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA)
Board of Directors has elected David Cooper of Guardian Industries as
president for a two-year term. David brings in-depth, cross-functional
fenestration industry experience that includes advanced IG systems such
as vacuum insulated glass (VIG), high performance glass coatings, IG /
glazing sealants and spacer systems.

“IGMA has demonstrated world-class leadership as a technical advisor in IG certification and as an advocate for the insulating glass manufacturers and their suppliers in North America,” says David. “Working at Guardian’s Science and Technology Center has provided me a great deal of leadership training, and I am honored to take over as president of IGMA. I look forward to serving the growing IGMA membership as well as the IG community.” 

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 David Cooper is the new president of the IGMA


 

David replaces outgoing president Ray Wakefield of Trulite Industries.  The board thanks Ray for his contributions as president and his active participation at all levels of IGMA over the past 11 years. Other board changes include election of Robert Gilles of All Weather Windows as vice president and Mark Hutchinson
from Intigral as secretary/treasurer.  Four IGMA members were elected
to the board of directors: Scott Cardwell from AGC Flat Glass North
America, Helen Sanders of Sage Electrochromics, Frank Caporiccio with
PPG Industries and Crystal Archibald of Kohltech International.    

The board’s executive committee created two new task groups. The first is led by Mike Burke of Edgetech.  It is chartered with improving the focus on safety in the glass industry, and recently broadcast a webinar on this subject. The second, chaired by Jennifer Kempf of Dow Corning, will promote the extensive value of IGMA to the IG industry. 
 
The following board members were elected as Committee Chairs: 
 
Technical services committee      
Chairman: Ray Wakefield, Trulite Industries   
Vice chairman: Robert Gilles, All Weather Windows  
 
Education and certification committee
Chair: Helen Sanders, Sage Electrochromics 
Vice chair: Jim Krahn, Marvin Windows 

The board wishes to thank outgoing chairs Tracy Rogers of Edgetech and Chris Barry of NSG for their service.


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