About TAGA

Organized in 1948, TAGA is the only global professional technical association for the graphic arts industries. TAGA provides to individual members worldwide, also maintains the industry's best permanent set of technical papers and abstracts. TAGA serves the CTO, CIO, and R&D management personnel of printers, publishers, and premedia companies, as well as engineers and scientists employed by graphic arts systems and equipment providers, ink manufacturers, and paper manufacturers. TAGA focuses on graphic arts systems, software, and computer technology developments, as well as areas of press, ink, and paper engineering applications. The association also provides guidance and support to student chapters around the world. TAGA's Annual Technical Conference provides students opportunities to participate in several competitions as well as an opportunity to meet prospective employers.

Mission: To provide a worldwide forum for sharing and disseminating theoretical, functional and practical information on current and emerging technologies for Graphic Arts print production and related processes.

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts 

301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086
Phone: 412-259-1706: Fax: 412-259-1765
For general information, please send inquiries to: taga(at)printing.org

TAGA Officers

Dr. Liam O' Hara
Clemson University
G-01 Tillman Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-1353
Email: lohara(at)clemson.edu
(Term Expires 2019)

Executive Vice President
Wandee Poolpol
Regional Technical/Market Development Manager 
ECKART America Corporation 
830 E Erie St
Painesville, OH 44077 USA 
Tel: 440-655-5503
Email: wandee.poolpol(at)altana.com

(Term Expires in 2019)

Vice President, Technical Papers
John Seymour

John the Math Guy, LLC
Sussex, WI 53089-3230
Email: john(at)johnthemathguy.com
2nd term (Term Expires in 2018)


Vice President, Marketing
Dawn Nye
Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA
100 Williams Dr
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Tel. 201-934-4782
Email: dnye(at)kmbs.konicaminolta.us
1st Term (Term Expires in 2019)

Vice President, Membership
Dr. Mark Bohan
Director, Prinect & CtP
Heidelberg USA, Inc.
1000 Gutenberg Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Tel: 770-419-6647
Email: mark.bohan(at)heidelberg.com
1st Term (Term Expires 2019)

Vice President, Education
Bruce Leigh Myers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Media Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
69 Lomb Memorial Drive #7B-1185
Rochester, NY 14623
Mobile: 908-601-4646
Email: blmppr(at)rit.edu 
1st Term (Term Expires in 2019)

Immediate Past President
David Niles
Sappi North America
89 Cumberland Street
Westbrook, ME 04092
Email: david.niles(at)sappi.com
(Term Expires 2019)

TAGA Board of Directors 

Udi Arieli
Sr. Director, Digital Workflow and CIM Solutions
EFI, Inc.
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3680
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: 847-612-0610
Email: Udi.Arieli(at)efi.com
1st term (Term Expires in 2020)

Paul Cousineau
Dow Jones & Company Inc
4300 Route 1 North
P. O. Box 300
Princeton, NJ 08540-0003
Tel: 609-520-4868
Email: paul.cousineau(at)dowjones.com 
1st Term (Term Expires 2018)

Martin Delp
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Lothstraße 34
80335 München
Email: martin.delp(at)hm.edu
1st Term (Term Expires in 2019)

Dr. Martin Habekost
Associate Professor
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3
Tel: 416-979-5000 x 6951
Email: mhabekos(at)ryerson.ca
1st Term (Term Expires in 2017)

DJ Montalto
Technical Analyst, BISG Production Solutions

Canon U.S.A. Inc.
One Canon Park
Melville, NY  11747

Tel: 631-330-5393
Email: damontalto(at)cusa.canon.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2020)

Brenda Pang
Advanced Printing Technology Centre (APTEC)
Executive Director
Hong Kong
Tel: 852-3928-2548
Fax: 852-3928-2546
Email: brendaok(at)aptec.hkprinters.org
2nd Term (Term Expires in 2020)

Birgit Plautz 
Manager Technical Services 
GMG Americas 
120 Industrial Park Rd
Hingham, MA 02043 USA 
Tel: 339-200-9458 
Mobile: 781-775-9983
Email: birgit.plautz(at)gmgcolor.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2018)

Michael Riebesehl
iGen Business Manager
Xerox Corporation
800 Phillips Rd., MS 209-8A
Webster, NY 14580
Tel: 585-422-8716
Email: michael.riebesehl(at)xerox.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2020)

Don Schroeder
Director of Solutions Development and National Technology Center
FUJIFILM North America Corporation Graphic Systems Division
850 Central Ave
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Tel:  630-259-7222
Email: dschroeder(at)fujifilm.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2018)

Hart Swisher
Chief Research & Innovation Director  
Hammer Packaging Corp. 
200 Lucius Gordon Dr
West Henrietta, New York 14586 USA 
Tel: 585-424-3880 
Email: hswisher(at)hammerpackaging.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2018)

Chris Swita
Senior Account Director 
Southern Graphic Systems International
San Francisco, CA 94109 USA 
Tel: 612-702-9396
Email: Chris.Swita(at)sgsintl.com
1st Term (Term Expires in 2019)

Dr. Yu-Ju (Mandy) Wu
Appalachian State University
Assistant Professor Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology 
120 Katherine Harper Hall 
Appalachian State University 
Boone, NC 28608 
Tel: 828-262-7984
Email: wuy(at)appstate.edu
1st Term (Term Expires in 2020)



TAGA Managing Director
Jim Workman
Printing Industries of America
301 Brush Creek Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Tel: 412-259-1710
Email: jworkman(at)printing.org

TAGA Administrator
John Bodnar
Printing Industries of America
301 Brush Creek Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Tel: 412-259-1706
Email: jbodnar(at)printing.org

Manager, Logistics
Mike Packard
Printing Industries of America
301 Brush Creek Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Tel: 412-259-1704
Email: mpackard(at)printing.org

Published on Monday, May 1, 2006 (updated 04/18/2017)

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