CMA names Dehmer president, new leadership team
July 1, 2019 | 9:52 am CDT
Chris Dehmer of Dark Horse Woodworking has been named CMA president.

The Cabinet Makers Association announced the results of their annual election for the organization’s board of directors and the installment of their officers.

The CMA members re‐elected James Fox of Fox Woodworking (Phoenixville, Pennsylvania) and Chris Dehmer of Dark Horse Woodworking (Atlanta, Georgia) to serve another three‐year term. Brian Clancy of Clancy Woodworking (Sherman, Connecticut) was elected as a new board member to also serve for three years.

The Board has appointed the following officers effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020:
· Chris Dehmer, president
· James Fox, vice president
· Matt Wehner of Custom Cabinets by Design (Springfield, Missouri), treasurer
· Brian Clancy, secretary
Past president Leland Thomasset will serve as a member‐at‐large along with Ken Kumph of Premier Builders (Georgetown, Massachusetts) and Monika Soos of Sofo Kitchens (Maple Ridge, British Columbia).

Exiting the board is Matt Krig of Northland Woodworks (Blaine, Minnesota). The CMA expresses gratitude to Krig for his contributions for the betterment of the association during his six years on the board, which include serving as president for four years.

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