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NGA Announces New Chairman of the Board

WASHINGTON, DC  (September 14, 2011) – The National Glass Association (NGA) is pleased to announce the election of Chris Mammen to the office of Chairman of the Board.

Mammen, President of M3 Glass Technologies of Irving, TX, has served on the board since 2006.

Mammen took the office of Chairman on September 14, 2011 at GlassBuild America® in Atlanta, GA. He will serve a one-year term.


New executive officers are Chairman-Elect Bill Evans of Evans Glass Company of Nashville, TN, and Treasurer Robert Brown of Brown's Glass of York, PA. Steve Burnett of Walters & Wolf Curtain Wall will serve as immediate past chairman.

Board members returning for the 2010-2011 term are: Michael Albert, S Albert Glass Company, Inc., Beltsville, MD; Bryan Bush, City Glass Company, Omaha, NE; Mark Dawson, Glass Doctor, Waco, TX; Newton Little of ACE Glass Company, Inc., Little Rock AR; David Steele, The Window Gallery, Augusta GA; and Tom Trainor, Trainor Glass Company, Alsip, IL.

About the NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the auto and architectural glass, and window and door industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing nearly 2,200 member companies and locations, NGA offers education and training, including and NGA publishes the industry’s leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weekly™, WDweekly™, and For Technicians Only e-bulletin™. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade event: GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo®. The Window & Door Dealers Alliance, an organization for independent window and door dealers, is an initiative of the NGA. For more information on NGA, visit