LEESBURG, VA - The Composite Panel Association elected officers and board members as well as other leadership positions for 2015. The slate was confirmed at the association's annual meeting in New Orleans.

Elected to the 2015 CPA board are: Grady Mulbery, Roseburg, chairman-elect; Steve Stoler, Boise, vice chairman-elect; and Emilio Ayub, Duraplay, as secretary/treasurer-elect. Current CPA Chairman Kelly Shotbolt, Arauco North America, will assume the role of immediate past chairman.

In addition, CPA members re-elected for 2015 five Executive Committee members: Bryan Wilson, Georgia-Pacific; Mike Blosser, Louisiana Pacific; Dave Hoheisel, Marshfield DoorSystems; Will Warberg, Plum Creek; and Brian Balkwill, West Fraser.

Joe Caldwell of MBJ Wood Group was elected as an Associate Member of the CPA Board. He joins Rick Bryson, Ashley Furniture; Tom Lepak, Casey Industrial; John Kaufmann, Kimball; Garrett Tinsman, Sauder; Mark Kable, Setzer Forest Products; Dirk Koltze, Siempelkamp; and Mike Phillips, SURTECO North America.

New committee chairmen and vice chairman for 2015 were also named. They are: Environmental and Public Affairs Committee - Chairman Jake Elston, Arauco North America and Vice Chairman Will Warberg, Plum Creek; Marketing Committee - Chairman Wade Gregory, Arauco North America and Vice Chairman Eric Dedekam, Tafisa; Production-Technical Committee - Chairman Jack Johnson, Louisiana Pacific and Vice Chairman Dale Garges, Georgia-Pacific; and Decorative Surfaces Council - Chairman Bob Knothe, Toppan Interamerica and Vice Chairman Tom Haffner, Schattdecor.

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