ESTA recently announced the election results for its 2003 Board of Directors. The new directors are:

  • Mark West (president, Downhome Productions), re-elected as affiliate vice president

  • Rick Rudolph (vice president, Stage Equipment & Lighting, Inc.), re-elected as dealer director

  • Fred Mikeska (marketing manager, Creative Stage Lighting Co., Inc.), elected as manufacturer director

  • Greg Meeh (CEO, Jauchem & Meeh, Inc.), elected as affiliate director.

In addition, Cindi Manning of Vincent Lighting Systems has been appointed to fill the recently vacated position of dealer vice president and Patrick O'Rourke of Big Apple Lights has been appointed to fill the remaining two years of Cindi's previously held position of dealer director. Two longtime board members, Beverly Inglesby and John Booth have stepped down from their positions recently due to employment changes.

The new board members took over on January 1. Continuing to serve on the board are president Mike Wood of High End Systems, manufacturer vice president Tom Young of J.R. Clancy, treasurer Frank Stewart of Specialty Tech Services, secretary Erik Magnuson of The Magnum Companies, dealer director Tim Hansen of Oasis Stage Werks, manufacturer directors Wally Blount of Columbus McKinnon and Graham Likeness of Pathway Connectivity, and affiliate directors Warren Cunningham of CommuniLux Productions and Jason Friedman of Creative Realities.