The Glenview, Ill.-based Metal Construction Association elected its 2011 board of directors and officers at its recent annual meeting in San Diego. Jeff Irwin of Kingspan Benchmark, Columbus, Ohio, will serve his second term as chair. Todd Miller, Classic Products Inc., Piqua, Ohio, will serve as vice chair and Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span LLC, Lewisville, Texas, will serve as treasurer.
John Bernardi, vice president of business development for Firestone Building Products, Indianapolis, and Jim Tuschall, president and CEO of Tuschall Engineering, Burr Ridge, Ill., were newly elected to the MCA board. In addition to Mr. Bernardi and Mr. Tuschall, those serving on the 2011 MCA board of directors are: Ken Buchinger, MBCI, Houston; Bill Croucher, Fabral, Lancaster, Pa.; Jerry Hatley Jr., Roll Coater Inc., Indianapolis; Bill Hippard, Precoat Metals, St. Louis; Ed Karper, Akzo Nobel, Columbus; Ted Miller, Miller-Clapperton, Austell, Ga.; Brian Partyka, Drexel Metals LLC, Ivyland, Pa.; Sid Peterson, Alcoa Architectural Products, Lisle, Ill.; Renee Ramey, Steelscape Inc., Kalama, Wash.; Randy Ridenour, Atlas Bolt and Screw, Ashland, Ohio; Norbert Schneider, Umicore Building Products USA Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; and Roger Sieja, Wismarq Corp., Inverness, Ill. To find out more, visit www.metalconstruction.org.