WASHINGTON, DC – The National Glass Association (NGA) is pleased to announce the election of Steven R. Burnett to the office of Chairman of the Board.

Burnett, of Walters & Wolf Curtain Wall of Mukilteo, WA, has been a supporter of the NGA for many years, having served on the board since 2005. Burnett took the office of Chairman on September 15, 2010 at GlassBuild America® in Las Vegas, NV. He will serve a one-year term.

New executive officers are Chairman-Elect, Chris Mammen of M3 Glass Technologies of Irving, TX, and Treasurer, Bill Evans of Evans Glass Company of Nashville, TN. Kevin McMahon of K-Man Glass Corp. Bethel, CT, will serve as immediate past chairman.
Leaving the board this year are:
· Stephen Mort, Don’s Mobile Glass
· Greg Pattakos, Advanced Auto Glass
· Robert Trainor, Trainor Glass Company

New Members of the board are:
· Michael Albert, S Albert Glass Company, Inc., Beltsville, MD
· Bryan Bush, City Glass Company, Omaha, NE
· Mark Dawson, Glass Doctor, Waco, TX
· David Steele, The Window Gallery, Augusta GA
· Tom Trainor, Trainor Glass Company, Alsip, IL

Board members returning for the 2009-2010 term are: Robert Brown of Brown’s Glass, York, PA; Bill Evans, Jr. of Evans Glass Co., Nashville, TN; Paul Heinauer of Glasspro, Mt. Pleasant, SC; Douglas Linderer of Go-Glass Corp., Salisbury, MD; Newton Little of ACE Glass Company, Inc., Little Rock AR; and John Morris of Jack Morris Auto Glass in Memphis, TN.

About NGA

Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the flat (architectural) and auto glass industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing over 3,000 member companies and locations, NGA offers certification, education and training, including MyGlassClass.com – a state-of-the-art online training resource. NGA publishes the industry’s leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weekly™ and WDweekly™. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites: glass.org, GlassBuildAmerica.com, GlassMagazine.com, WindowandDoor.com, and MyAutoGlass.org. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade event: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.

Source: National Glass Assn.

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