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21 Nov 2014

PLASA Announces 2014 Election Results

PLASA's month-long elections to determine positions on its European and North American Regional Boards, together with its central Governing Body, concluded at midnight on Wednesday 19 November.

Companies and individuals from PLASA's worldwide membership voted in the elections, which were conducted via a secure online poll.

There were four positions available on the European Regional Board. Ed Pagett of Panalux was elected for a second term as Chairman, Peter James of Shure Distribution as representative to PLASA's Distributor members and Malcolm Burlow of Highlite was voted as the Dealer/Retailer representative. Robert Kronman joins the Board as the new Individual representative.

Four positions were also up for election on the North American Regional Board with Todd Spencer of PSAV elected as Vice-Chairman, Tracey Cosgrove of Rosco Laboratories as Secretary, Orestes Mihaly of PRG filling the position of Production Services representative and John Cini of High Output, Inc. voted on to represent Rental members.

The Governing Body elections, which ran alongside the Regional Board elections, aimed to fill a single 'at-large' position voted for by the combined Business and Organizational memberships. John Simpson of White Light, successfully retained his position and will continuing working with Individual Member John McGraw and Steve Terry of ETC as the three 'at large' members who sit on the Governing Body alongside the Chair, Vice Chair and Treasurer of each of the Regional Boards.

All the candidates commit to three-year terms on their respective Boards commencing 1 January 2015.

For further information please contact:

Katie McCulloh
PLASA, 630 Ninth Avenue, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036, USA.
Tel: +1 212-244-1505 : Email:

Notes to Editors:

PLASA is the lead professional body for businesses that supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries. Operating from offices in Europe and North America, the Association provides business support services to its growing worldwide membership, writes industry standards, leads the development of qualifications and focuses on improving the business practices adopted by the industry. With over 1100 members worldwide, it represents one of the largest member networks in the industry.

PLASA also runs successful media and events divisions and is responsible for the industry-leading magazines Lighting&Sound International, Lighting&Sound America and Protocol and the PLASA Show in London, together with the European and North American regional PLASA Focus events.