The Printing Industries of America, (PIA) and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) has announced that Eric Delzer of Delzer Lithograph,Waukesha, WI, will serve as the 2003 second vice-chairman for PIA/GATF board of directors. Jim Mayes, of Colorcraft of Virginia, Sterling, VA, will serve as the 2003 secretary for GATF. Delzer has served on the board of directors of PIA since 1993. Prior to acquiring Colorcraft in 1986, Mayes was vice president of sales for two area commercial printers. He has been active in the Virginia PIA affiliate, serving as chairman in 1996.
Scott Bakkala has been added to the Segerdahl Graphics project management staff. Bakkala has worked in prepress and print production for the past 10 years. In other news, Randy Somen is the newest member of the Chicago-based company’s customer service staff. Somen has more than 30 years of experience in the printing industry.
Susan Reif, director of the Center for Professional Development of the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Paramus, NJ, has been honored with the 2002 Terry McMillian Award of the Association for Graphic Arts Training (AGAT). The award is given each year to a person selected by the association’s board who displays a constant passion for training and learning through ongoing participation in the graphic arts industry. Reif has been with NAPL for 14 years, serving as publications editor and WorkPLACE program manager.