Release time : 2015-06-13 10:12:22
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation 2009 Board of Trustees was announced at the PTDA 2008 Industry Summit in Miami Beach. Fla.
Kenneth A. Miko, vice president, BDI (Cleveland, Ohio), will continue to serve as the Foundation's president in 2009 for his second year of a two-year term. William A. Childers, president NA Sales, Rexnord LLC (Milwaukee, Wis.), was elected to a second term as vice president. Larry Brand, vice president of operations, IBT, Inc (Shawnee Mission, Kan.), has been elected treasurer.
Three trustees are joining the PTDA Foundation's Board of Trustees in 2009:
o Larry Brand, vice president of operations, IBT, Inc (Shawnee Mission, Kan.)
o Will Seagren, president, Ball Bearings Engineering Co. (San Leandro, Calif.)
o Drew Tucci, director of sales and marketing, Eastern Bearings, Inc. (Waltham, Mass.)
Trustees continuing to serve on the Foundation in 2009 are:
o Jon F. Bradford, vice president sales, Emerson Power Transmission (Ithaca, N.Y.)
o Robert K. Callahan, executive director of business development and marketing, Hitachi Maxco Ltd. (Kennesaw, Ga.)
o Richard R. Carvill, corporate brand marketing manager, Gates Corporation (Denver, Colo.)
o William A. Childers, president NA Sales, Rexnord LLC (Milwaukee, Wis.)
o Harold Dunaway, executive vice president finance and administration, Motion Industries Inc. (Birmingham, Ala.)
o Terry Knight, director channel development, SKF Service Division (Kulpsville, Pa.)
o Kenneth A. Miko, vice president, BDI (Cleveland, Ohio)
o Barbara J. Ross, director corporate relations and business development, Drives, LLC (Fulton, Ill.)
o Douglas Savage, president, Stainless Steel Bearings Service Inc. (Livonia, Mich.)
o W. Penny Omnes, vice president external affairs and corporate relations, BC Water Pump Bearings Engineers Ltd. (Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada)
o David J. Witwer (Easton, Md.)
The PTDA Foundation, whose work is funded by donations, was founded in 1982 to enhance knowledge, education, professionalism and productivity within the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry.
The Foundation's core initiative, Industrial Careers Pathway, is a collaboration of industrial distribution associations working together to recruit entry-level employees to the industrial distribution channel; develop programs to teach business, technical and distribution basics; and create affordable resources for current employee development.
The Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation whose operations are funded by tax deductible contributions. Contributions are tax deductible to the full amount allowed by law.
For more information or a complete list of donors, visit www.industrialcareerspathway.org.