ACMA Committees

ACMA committees offer a broad range of opportunities to engage with other members in your area of expertise and utilize your talents on behalf of your business, to stay appraised of the latest trends and issues, and to help set the direction of the composites industry for the betterment of our member companies.

Our Committees

Join a committee and take an active role to make certain that the composites industry fosters the best business environment possible, making a difference in the industry and your organization.

CAMX Committee

Provides strategic direction and oversight for CAMX, the annual trade show and convention co-produced by ACMA and SAMPE.

Chair: Carl LaFrance, Molded Fiber Glass
Staff Liaison: Heather Rhoderick

Education / CCT Committee

Identifies topics and reviews content for Certified Composites Technician (CCT) and education programs.

Chair: Brian Sapp, Johns Manville
Staff Liaison: Heather Rhoderick


Manages industry regulatory priorities including issues analysis, policy, and compliance assistance.

Chair: David Ring, Strongwell Corporation
Staff Liaison: John Schweitzer


Directs and oversees ACMA’s engagement with Congress and federal and state agencies and legislatures.

Chair: Steve Balogh, MarBal
Vice Chairs: Richard Higgins, HK Research and Shane Weyant, Creative Pultrusions
Staff Liaison: John Schweitzer


Advises on ACMA’s marketing strategy and identifies appropriate vehicles for the effective promotion of composites and the association.

Chair: Fred Sandford, Rochling Glastic Composites
Staff Liaison: Barbara Sadowy


Focuses on recruitment activities for membership growth and develops and manages retention strategy.

Chair: Mike Gromacki, Dixie Chemical.
Vice-Chair: Gene Gregory, PRC Composites
Staff Liaison: Scott Lindley


Oversees technical initiatives that are vital to the composites industry and provides technical support to CGI committees.

Chair: Mike Gordon, Gordon Development
Vice Chairs: Mike Gromacki, Dixie Chemical, and Wisdom Dzotsi, A. Schulman
Staff Liaison: John Busel

Awards Committee

Manages the annual awards program and nominations process that recognizes leaders in the composites industry.

Chair: Gary Multanen, BestBath
Staff Liaison: Scott Lindley

Learn About CGI Committees

Composites Growth Initiative (CGI) committees focus on increasing the use of composites by opening new markets and expanding existing segments. Share your expertise and work with other committed professionals to help grow the industry.

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