TAGA Leadership

TAGA Officers

President
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 2019)

Vice President, Papers
Dr. Mark Bohan

Director, Prinect & CtP
Heidelberg USA, Inc.
1000 Gutenberg Drive
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Tel: 412-576-9729
Email: markfjbohan(at)verizon.net
1st Term (Term Expires 2020)

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 2019)

Vice President, Membership
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 2020)

Vice President, Education
Bruce Leigh Myers, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor - Administrative Chair 
School of Media Sciences 
Rochester Institute of Technology 
69 Lomb Memorial Drive #7B-1131 
Rochester, NY 14623 
Mobile: 908-601-4646
Email: blmppr(at)rit.edu 
1st Term (Term Expires 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

Dr. John Anderson
VP & Dir. Business Development, Flexographic Packaging Division
Eastman Kodak
3430 Mineral Run Ln
Houston, TX, 77386
Tel: 412-266-6995
Email: john.anderson3(at)kodak.com
1st Term (Term Expires 2021)
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 2020)
David Biro
Director, Paste, Screen and Industrial Inks, N. America
Sun Chemical Corporation
631 Central Ave
Carlstadt, New Jersey 07072
Email:david.biro(at)sunchemical.com
1st Term (Term Expires 2021)
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 
2nd Term (Term Expires 2021)
Dr. Martin Delp
Professor
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Lothstrasse 34
80335 Munchen
GERMANY
Email: martin.delp(at)hm.edu 
1st Term (Term Expires 2019)
Dr. Martin Habekost
Associate Professor
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3
CANADA
Tel: 416-979-5000 x 6951
Email: mhabekos(at)ryerson.ca 
2nd Term (Term Expires 2020)
Brian Lawler
Associate Professor
California Polytechnic State University
1 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA  93405
Tel: 805-756-1107
Email: blawler(at)calpoly.edu
1st Term (Term Expires 2021)
Brenda Pang
Advanced Printing Technology Centre (APTEC)
Executive Director 
Hong Kong
China
Tel: 852-3928-2548
Fax: 852-3928-2546
Email: brendaok(at)aptec.hkprinters.org
2nd Term (Term Expires 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
2nd Term (Term Expires 2021)
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 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
2nd Term (Term Expires 2021)
John Seymour
John the Math Guy, LLC
Sussex, WI 53089-3230
Email: john(at)johnthemathguy.com
1st Term (Term Expires 2021)
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
2nd Term (Term Expires 2021)
Chris Swita
Senior Account Director  
Southern Graphic Systems International 
San Francisco, CA 94109 USA
Email: chris.swita(at)gmail.com
1st Term (Term Expires 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
1st Term (Term Expires 2021)
 

TAGA Committees

Organized in 1948, TAGA is the only global professional technical association for the graphic arts industries. TAGA maintains the industry's best permanent set of technical papers and abstracts.

The following TAGA committees work on the development of the TAGA programs.

TAGA Technical Papers Committee

Chair: Dr. Mark Bohan
Martin Habekost
Wandee Poolpol
John Seymour
Hart Swisher

TAGA Education Committee

Chair: Bruce Leigh Myers
Liam O'Hara
Martin Delp
Martin Habekost
Yu-Ju (Mandy) Wu

TAGA Marketing & Membership Committee

Chair: Dawn Nye
Chair: DJ Montalto
Dr. Mark Bohan
Liam O'Hara
Wandee Poolpol