AMUG installs new board for FY19 20

The 2019-2020 AMUG Board. Front row (L to R): Leslie Frost, Gary Rabinovitz, Jamie Cone, and Todd Grimm. Back row (L to R): Andrew Allshorn, Vince Anewenter, Tom Sorovetz, Carl Dekker, and Paul Bates.

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) installed its 2019‑2020 board on July 1, 2019. The nine-member board is comprised of both elected and appointed positions. The board’s primary responsibilities will be to build and oversee the 2020 AMUG Conference and architect an organizational structure that will support the ongoing growth of this annual event.

Carl Dekker of Met-L-Flo will take on the role of president. Dekker replaces Paul Bates of UL, who opted not to run for re-election after serving two terms as president, and Bates will assume the role of past president. Andrew Allshorn of At 3D-Squared was elected for the vice president position.

Jamie Cone of BD will serve a third term as vice-president, Leslie Frost of GE Additive will serve a second term as secretary, and Thomas Sorovetz of FCA will serve as AMUG’s event manager.

AMUG members elected these individuals during the annual conference that was held in Chicago, Illinois. Candidates for the appointed positions of chairman, treasurer, and AM industry advisor were proposed and accepted by the elected officers. Filling these positions are Gary Rabinovitz, chairman, Vince Anewenter, treasurer, and Todd Grimm, AM industry advisor.