American Composites Manufacturers Assn. (ACMA)

2000 N. 15th St., Ste. 250, Arlington, VA 22201 US
(703) 525-0511 Fax: (703) 525-0743
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Board chair: Kevin Barnett
Term of office: Through 2021
Affiliation: Core Molding Technologies (Columbus OH, US)
Chair-elect/treasurer: Ian Kopp
Term of office: Through 2023
Affiliation: Kenway Corp. (Augusta, ME, US)
Chief staff executive: Tom Dobbins, CAE, president
Paid membership director: Scott Lindley, interim VP, Membership & Strategic Partnerships
Other professionals: Sabeena Sharma Hickman, deputy director; Bob Lacovara, director of technical services; John Schweitzer, senior advisor to the president, government affairs; Heather Rhoderick, CMP, CAE, senior VP, Events & Education, Arseniy Bolotsko, associate director, digital strategy, Marketing & Communications; John Busel, VP, Composite Growth Initiative.
Overall purpose: To provide educational and business resources to composites-industry professionals.
Composites-related activities: Training seminars; certification program; annual conference and tradeshow; in-house training videos; monthly magazine; a variety of publications and manuals; technical support; regulatory assistance; membership directory and buyer's guide; and product specialty division services.
Publications: Composites Manufacturing.
Annual meeting: Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), annual North American trade show produced in partnership with the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE).
Other regular regional or national meetings: Numerous technical and regulatory seminars held throughout the US.
Corporate members: 1,000+ companies