The Ash Khan Honor Society of the Printing Industries of America has inducted 13 new members. The Ash Khan Honor Society was established in 1950 to honor members of the PIA for their contributions and service to the printing industry at local affiliate or national association levels. The inductees are: Randolph Camp, president of Walton Graphic Media, Monroe, GA; J. Lawrence Cox, president and CEO of McClellan Enterprises, Tulsa, OK; William Eckhart, president of Eckhart & Co., an Indianapolis-based trade bindery; Edward Hill, (retired) president of the PIA Web Offset Association; Craig Jilk, (retired) vice president of engineering, manufacturing and distribution, The West Group of Minnesota; Martin Krebs, (retired) owner and president of Sells Printing, New Berlin, WI; Thomas Lamirato, president of L&M Printing, Denver; Lawrence Miller, vice president of sales of Zirkon-Timsons, Green Bay, WI; Thomas Reeves, (retired) president of Kelmscott Printing in Aurora, IL; Mickey Rodich, president and owner of Automated Binding & Mailing in Rancho Dominguez, CA; Gene Scott, president and chairman of DOWSCO Inc. and Pony X Press Printing Services, Reynoldsburg, OH; William Stickney, (retired) president of the PIA Association, serving Northern Kentucky and Ohio (PIANKO); and Boyer Lewis Veitch, chairman of The Veitch Printing Corp., Lancaster, PA.
James Herbst, president of the commercial print group of Henry Wurst Inc., Apex, NC, was recently named chair of the board of directors for the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF). Expected to hold their positions for one year, the officers are: vice-chair, Jim Mayers, president of Colorcraft of Virginia, Sterling, VA; treasurer, Charles Zunk, an industry consultant based in Cincinnati; and secretary, Laura Gale, vice president of priNexus, Norcross, GA.
Larry Warter, director of new business development for Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., will extend his term as the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) chairman another year. As such, the executive committee for the PGSF board of directors will remain the same with the exception of Jeff White, director of sales operations at Printcafe Software, who becomes the newly elected secretary of the board. Other new members of the 36-person PGSF board are: George Diamantis, president of National Print Group,Chattanooga, TN; Susan Kelly, president of Raine Consulting, Glen Ellyn, IL; and Doug Yeager, vice president of manufacturing at Alcom Printing Group, Harleysville, PA.