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Education/Technical Committee

Mission: To educate NIBA members by providing technical information and training materials relative to conveyor belting, power transmission belting and accessories.

2022-23 Committee Members

Chair: Buddy Wilson, Motion Industries

Mike Schmidt, COBRA

Bill Hennig, Thermoid

Ed Kennedy, Advanced Flexible Composites Inc (AFC)

Jason Shaw, Shaw Almex

Shawn Godfrey, Minet Lacing Technology

Chad Ackermann, Flexco

Ricky Bocchini, Ammega

Pete Radding, Continental

Dean Thomas, RAM Belting

Mark Hiltgen, Baldwin Supply Co.

Sergio Restagno , Belterra Corporation

Craig Lemonds, Belt Power

Jeff Carlisle, Douglas Manufacturing

Mike Hesslau, Flexco

Marketing Committee

Mission: To promote the services, benefits, and value of NIBA, to the global markets through effective communication and research.

2022-23 Committee Members

Chair: Matt Winstead, AccuPad

Kerry Mosher, Beltservice Corporation

Mike Wieland, Mulhern Belting

Jessica Stroup, Stroup & Son

Ryan Davis, Cambelt International

Linda Saunders, Belterra

Paul Drechnowicz, Forbo

Membership Committee

Mission: To ensure the perpetuation of NIBA by maintaining an active plan to preserve existing membership and to sustain continuous recruitment of qualified prospective members.

2021-22 Committee Members

Chair: Jim Smith, Universal Belting Resource

Ron Schuring, PPI

Kevin Kubota, Flexco

Paul Hirschmann, Beltservice

Brian Gerrity, Shanghai YongLi

Program Committee

Mission: To develop a program for the NIBA Annual Convention that provides a forum for members to communicate, learn, and promote their common business interests.

2022-23 Committee Members

Chair: Mark Jadwin, MIR

Don Rabb, Chemprene

Jessica Johnson, Kaman Industrial Technologies

Randy Scofield, Midwest Rubber Service & Supply Co

Jeff Jowers, Maxi Lift

Niels van den Boogert, Ammega

Mike Baker, Advanced Flexible Composites


Give Back

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