The Canadian Printing Industries Association has elected Dean McElhinney to be the Chairman of the Board at its annual meeting this week. McElhinney is currently the General Manager of Unicom Graphics in Calgary Alberta. He has served on the CPIA Board of Directors since 2004.
McElhinney has been in the printing industry since 1979, formerly serving with the DATA Group in Edmonton before moving to Unicom in 2000. He has also served on the Board of the Printing and Graphics Industries Association of Alberta since 2001 and as its President for four years. On the education front, he has served on the Advisory Committee of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology's Journalism and Graphic Communications School.
Other elected members of the Board were:
|Secretary-Treasurer||Jamie Barbieri, PDI Inc|
|Immediate Past Chair||Louise Kralka, PDI Inc. |
|Chairman, Government Affairs Committee||Alexander (Sandy) Stephens, Informco|
|Director at Large||Curwin Friesen, Friesens Corporation|