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FCMA selects 2010 officers

The First Coast Manufacturers Association (FCMA) has selected its new slate of officers and committee chairs forFCMA logosmall the 2010 term.

 Leading the association will be three area manufacturers filling the posts of tri-chairmen. They include Mike Templeton of LyondellBasell; Ron Avery of The Ronco Group; and Michael Corrigan of Nu-Trend Plastics.

The FCMA Board of Directors includes Ed Fleming, Atlantic Marine; Derrick Smith, CSX Transportation, Inc.; Gary Frost, Georgia-Pacific Corporation; Carlos Zanoelo, Gerdau Ameristeel; George Gabel, Holland & Knight; John Otterson, IFF Chemical Holdings; Roland Hernandez, Jaxon Industrial Services, Inc.; Bob Kanaskie, Kaman Aerospace; Mike Templeton, Lyondell; Ron Autrey, Miller Electric Company; Mark Wood, Milton J. Wood Fire Protection; Michael Corrigan, Nu-Trend Plastics; Jon Cummins, Paramount Printing; Charley Hood, Rayonier; Ron Avery, The Ronco Group; Nick Howard, Safariland Div. of BAE Systems; Darrell Lesage, Vac-Con; Betty Neal, Vistakon.

FCMA committee chairs include:

• Community Relations: Dan Gautier, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., chair; Joe Durkin, Aerotek, assistant chair;

• PR/Publicity: Jane Bachtell, Clements Publishing, chair.

• Workforce Development: Jenna Dobbins, Ronco, co-chair; Heidi Hanes, Hanes-Barfield Consulting, co-chair;

• Environmental/Safety: Paul Steinbrecher, JEA, chair; Phil Norman, Colomer USA, Inc., assistant chair; Greg Reynolds, Water Recovery, assistant chair;

• Finance: Annmarie Nemeth, Milton J. Wood Company, chair;

• Government Relations: Blair Wygle, Great Atlantic Outfitters, chair; Jeff Evans, Colliers Dickinson, assistant chair;

• Membership Development: Sherrill Mercer, Shaw’s Southern Belle, chair; Robert Hays, Vulcan Materials, assistant chair; Keith Zipper, Energy Reduction Solutions, assistant chair;

The First Coast Manufacturers Association is a non-profit trade association serving Northeast Florida. There are over 1,500 manufacturing companies on the First Coast, supplying over 45,000 jobs and generating nearly 15% of the total gross regional product. Additional media information on FCMA is available at

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