The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) of Chicago, Ill., has announced the results of its annual election to the board of directors and the installment of its officers. The CMA members re‐elected James Fox of Fox Woodworking in Phoenixville, Penn., and Chris Dehmer of Dark Horse Woodworking in Atlanta, Ga., to serve another three‐year term. Brian Clancy of Clancy Woodworking in Sherman, Conn., was elected as a new board member to also serve for three years. The board has appointed the following officers effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020: Chris Dehmer, president; James Fox, vice-president; Matt Wehner of Custom Cabinets by Design in Springfield, Mo., treasurer; and, Brian Clancy, secretary. Past president Leland Thomasset will serve as a member‐at‐large along with Ken Kumph of Premier Builders in Georgetown, Mass., and Monika Soos of Sofo Kitchens in Maple Ridge, B.C. Exiting the board is Matt Krig of Northland Woodworks in Blaine, Minn. The CMA expresses gratitude to Krig for his contributions for the betterment of the association during his six years on the board, which include serving as president for four years.
The CMA has also announced that Guy Bucey will be the opening keynote speaker at the organization’s 2020 national conference, which will be held March 4-6 in St. Charles, Ill. Bucey will share why you should “Stay in Your Lane” when it comes to being an effective leader. Bucey is the chief operating officer of Inova, a Guilderland Center, N.Y.-based manufacturer and innovator in the furniture industry. For more information and to register, visit www.cabinetmakers.org/2020.