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CEMA’s Board is dedicated to serving the needs of the Association and the Industry.  Take a few minutes to get familiar with our Officers / Board of Directors.



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Jerry Heathman, President of CEMA

Sales/Marketing Manager of Chantland Pulley & Roller Company.

Members of CEMA since 2000.  Jerry is a Member of the Strategic Planning Committee, the Unit Handling Section and the Meetings Committee (he is the Chair of this Committee)


Garry Abraham, Vice President of CEMA

General Manager/CEO, Screw Conveyor Corporation.

Members of CEMA since 1933.  Garry is a Member of the Membership/Marketing Committeethe Vice-Chair of the Joint Screw Conveyor and Bucket Elevator Section and the Vice-Chair of the General Bulk Handling Section.  

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Paul Ross, Secretary of CEMA

President, Douglas Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Members of CEMA since 1996.  Paul is a Member of the Membership/Marketing Committee, and the  Bulk Handling Section.

E.A. (Ned) Thompson, Treasurer of CEMA

Chairman, President and CEO, Prab, Inc., Prab, Hapman

Members of CEMA since 1990.  Ned is a Member of the Finance Committee, Membership/Marketing Committee and the  Bulk Handling Section.



Robert Reinfried, Executive Vice President of CEMA

Executive Vice President of CEMA since 1994.  

Bob is the Vice Chair of Finance/Budget Committee, a Member of the Statistics Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee, and the Unit Handling Section & Chain Committee.


Directors – 2013-2016

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Michael Hoehn, Director of CEMA

President, Automatic Systems, Inc.

Members of CEMA since 1974.  Michael is a Member of Bulk Handling Section and the Unit Handling Section.

Mike Shea

Mike Shea, Director of CEMA

Director – US Mechanical Sales, Baldor Electric Company

Members of CEMA since 1933.  Mike is a Member of the Marketing/Membership Committee (his is Co-Chair of this Committee), and the Bulk Handling Section.

Dave Zaleski

Dave Zaleski, Director of CEMA

Manager-Distribution/Integrator Sales, Dematic

Members of CEMA since 1986.  Dave is a Member of the Membership/Marketing Committee, and the Unit Handling Section.

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Dan Fannin, Past Presidents Representative of CEMA

Vice President, Business Process Excellence, Regal Beloit America, Inc.

Members of CEMA since 1974.  Dan is a Member of the Bulk Handling Section, Statistics Committee and the Past Presidents Committee.

Directors – 2014-2017

Merle Davis

Merle Davis, Director of CEMA

Divisional President, Wynright, A Daifuku Webb Company

Members of CEMA since 2010.  Merle is a Member of the Government Affairs Committee, and the Unit Handling Section.

Mike Nisenbaum

Mike Nisenbaum, Director of CEMA

Director of Industrial Distribution Sales & Marketing, Carlisle Transportation Products

Members of CEMA since 2012.  Mike is a Member of the Unit Handling Section, Membership/Marketing Committee and the Meetings Committee.

Judd Roseberry

Judd Roseberry, Director of CEMA

Chief Executive Officer, Richwood

Members of CEMA since 1997.  Judd is a Member of the, Bulk Conveyor Accessories Committee (Chair of this Committee), Idler/Pulley Committee and the Bulk Handling Section.

Directors 2015-2018

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Noel Bell, Director of CEMA

Vice President, Conveyor Division, Martin Sprocket & Gear, Inc.

Members of CEMA since 1966. Noel is a Member of the Bulk Handling Section, Joint Screw Conveyor and Bucket Elevator Section (he is Vice-Chair of this Section), and the Membership/Marketing Committee.

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Bob Callahan, Director of CEMA

Executive Director, Business Development, Hitachi Maxco, Ltd.

Members of CEMA since 2010.  Bob is a Member of the Conveyor Chain Section, and the Membership/Marketing Committee.



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