SSPC Board Shifts after Election


Two new faces will represent painting contractors and other product suppliers on SSPC’s Board of Governors in the coming year, and a familiar face becomes vice president, the society has announced.

The changes follow SSPC's recent elections.

The winner of the Other Product Suppliers seat is Jay Kranker, Western Regional Sales Manager for Dryco LLC. The new Coating Contractors representative is Garry D. Manous, Senior Project Manager for Atsalis Brothers Painting.

Both newly elected board members will serve a four-year term from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2017.

Per the SSPC Bylaws, Manous was elected to his first full term after being appointed to complete the term of Robert Ziegler, whose demographic category changed in 2011.

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The board also elected L. Skip Vernon of CLT Inc. as Vice President. The election took place at a meeting in Herndon, VA. Vernon has served on the board since 2010 and will serve as SSPC President in 2015-16.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council. Today, the Pittsburgh-based association focuses on the protection and preservation of architectural, industrial and marine structures through the use of high-performance protective, marine and industrial coatings.


Tagged categories: Associations; Certifications and standards; Coatings Technology; Contractors; Personnel changes; SSPC

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