The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) recently announced the election of Jim Bregi, president of Doppler Gear as the new AGMA chairman of the board, at the AGMA Annual Meeting held March 30 – April 1 in Palm Springs, California.
Other changes to the board include a new chairman emeritus, treasurer, business management executive committee (BMEC) chairman and technical division executive committee (TDEC) chairman.
The new AGMA executive committee is: Jim Bregi, chairman, and president of Doppler Gear; John Cross, treasurer, and president, ASI Technologies, Inc.; Todd Praneis, TDEC chairman, and director of product development, Cotta Transmission; John Grazia, BMEC chairman, and president, GearTec, Inc. and Dean Burrows, chairman emeritus, and president of Gear Motions, Inc.
Additionally, AGMA welcomes four new members to its board of directors. These directors will serve a three-year term (2017-2020), effective April 3, 2017. The new board members were elected by AGMA corporate members in the first quarter of 2017, and announced during the AGMA Annual Meeting.
The newly elected board members are: Michael Engesser, president, Reishauer USA; Mike McKernin, president, Circle Gear and Machine Company; Cory Ooyen, president, Global Gear and Machining, LLC; and Greg Schulte, president, Bonfiglioli USA.
“AGMA is a member driven organization and these industry leaders will join our dynamic board at an exciting time in its history,” noted Matthew E. Croson, president of AGMA. “I look forward to working closely with them as we execute on our strategic plan and add value into the second century of AGMA’s history.”