The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), the national trade association for those who make machinery, cutting tools and supplies for the woodworking industry, has announced the election of its officers and directors. The election took place during the Wood Industry Conference (WIC), held recently in Cancun, Mexico.
Newly elected officers who will be serving WMMA are as follows:
Chris Hacker, President (James L. Taylor Manufacturing, Poughkeepsie, NY)
Stephen Carter, Vice President & Treasurer (William & Hussey Machine Co., Inc., Amherst, NH)
Allen Turk, Board Member (Precision Drive Systems, Bessemer City, NC)
Paul Wilmes, Board member (Mereen-Johnson, LLC, Minneapolis, MN)
Continuing in their terms on the board of directors are the following: Allen Eden, (The Original Saw Company, Britt, IA), T.R. Herzog (Accu-Router, Inc., Morrison, TN), Shawn Larkin (Safety Speed Manufacturing Company, Inc., Ham Lake, MN), and Jim Laster (Newman Machine Company, Greensboro, NC).
Jamison Scott, remains on the board in the office of Immediate Past President (Air Handling Systems, Woodbridge, CT). Other past presidents remaining on the board are John Schultz (Super Thin Saws, Inc., Waterbury, VT) and Mark Chappell (Alexander Dodds Company, Grand Rapids, MI).
WMMA is located at 9 Newport Drive, Suite 200, Forest Hill, Maryland 21050. The phone number is 443-640-1052 and the fax number is 443-640-1031. Its website is www.wmma.org.
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