PGSF Announces the 2013 Board of Directors, Slate of OfficersSeptember 26, 2013
PITTSBURGH—September 26, 2013—The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF), the printing industry's largest scholarship program since its inception in 1956, is pleased to announce its 2013 Slate of Officers and six additions to the board of directors.
The 2013 Slate of Officers are:
- John Berthelsen—Chairman
- Doug Yeager—Vice Chairman
- John Dreisbach—Secretary/Treasurer
The new members of the PGSF Board of Directors include:
- Justin Green—ESKO
- Bill Michael—Xerox Corp.
- Ronald Rose—Nova Pressroom Products
- Joseph Schember—Mohawk Paper
- Rodrigo Sosa—Fres-co System USA
- Bob Tapella—Graphic Communications World (GreensheetBiz.com)
“These six individuals cover the range of professional experience, education, areas of expertise, and, of course, age,” said Larry Kroll, vice president, development, PGSF. “I am especially pleased with the selection and appointment of the three youngest members of the group; Justin Green, Bill Michael, and Joseph Schember. The fact that they are former PGSF Scholarship Recipients makes it extra special to have them on our board of directors.
“In this era of consistent change—economic, technological and social—it is an outstanding opportunity for PGSF to have this young innovative talent on our Board to provide creativity and insight into what lies ahead for the industry and the student scholars who will become the graphic industry leaders of tomorrow,” Kroll added.
Comprised of 20 members, the PGSF board of directors has approved $380,000 to be awarded for scholarships in the 2013–2014 academic years. Individuals, companies, and associations provide both annual and endowed scholarship funds to PGSF, which administers the scholarship and fellowship programs for the industry.
For information on how you and your organization can contribute to the future of the graphic arts industry, please contact Larry Kroll, vice president of development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bernie Eckert, administrator, at email@example.com.
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About the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF)
PGSF is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses undergraduate college scholarships and graduate fellowship assistance to talented men and women interested in graphic communication careers. Individuals, companies, and associations provide both annual and endowed scholarship funds to PGSF, which administers the scholarship and fellowship programs for the industry.
About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of thousands of member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.