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PCI Announces 2017 Board of Directors and Executive Officers

Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Effective January 1, 2017, the Powder Coating Institute proudly recognizes its current Board of Directors and Executive Officers.  PCI is very fortunate to have the leadership of the following individuals:

President: Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons
Vice President: Chris Merritt, Gema USA
Secretary/Treasurer: Greg Dawson, Nordson Corp.
Past President: John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems

PCI Executive Director Trena Benson remarks, “We welcome our two new board members for 2017, Kevin Coursin, Engineered Finishing Systems, and Mark Mortensen, All-Color Powder Coating. They both bring a wealth of experience and passion to our efforts. We are appreciative of the entire board, the face of PCI, for their dedication not only to PCI, but the industry as a whole.”

In addition to the officers, serving on the Board of Directors for 2017 are: John Cole, President, Parker Ionics; Kevin Coursin, President, Engineered Finishing Systems; Craig Dietz, Product Manager, Axalta Coating Systems; Steve Kiefer, Powder Coatings Business Director, Powder Coatings N.A., Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.; Mark Mortensen, President, All-Color Powder Coating, Inc.; Suresh Patel, Business Manager, General Industry, Chemetall US Inc.; Paul West, Director of Marketing, Sun Polymers International Inc.; and PCI Legal Counsel, David Goch, Partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean.

PCI is a non-profit technical and professional association that provides information and education on powder coating technologies worldwide. 


PCI’s 2017 Board of Directors take a break during the first board meeting of the year.  Pictured from left to right: Kevin Coursin, Steve Kiefer, Mark Mortensen, Greg Dawson, Trena Benson, PCI Executive Director; Ron Cudzilo, John Sudges, Chris Merritt, John Cole, Craig Dietz, Paul West. Not pictured: Suresh Patel