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AVIXA Announces 2021 Council and Committee Leadership


AVIXA has announced the 2021 leadership of its councils and committees, which guide the planning and development of membership policies and education-training programs.

The AVIXA Board of Directors has appointed Justin Frick of AV Chicago as Chairperson of the Live Events Council, Vince Shuster of MediaStar Systems as the Chairperson of the Manufacturers Council, Kevin McLoughlin from The Royal Society of Medicine as the Membership Committee Chairperson and Gregory Rushton of Mulvey & Banani AV Inc. as Co-Chair the Young AV Council.

“AVIXA’s councils and committees are made up of dedicated individuals from different facets of the industry who work together to build a stronger AV community,” Lee Dodson, VP of Global Industry Engagement, AVIXA, stated. “We’re thrilled to welcome our new leadership members who will bring their unique talents and perspectives to these roles to guide important industry initiatives.”

A complete listing of the 2021 leadership of AVIXA’s councils and committees is as follows: Consultants Council: Joseph D’Angelo, D’Angelo & Associates, and Peter Hunt, Hewshott International; Diversity Council: Charmaine Torruella, Verrex; Independent Technical Service Council: Mark DelGuidice, Atlantis; Live Events Council: Justin Frick, AV Chicago; Manufacturers Council: Vince Shuster, MediaStar Systems; Membership Committee: Kevin McLoughlin, The Royal Society of Medicine; Systems Integrators Council: George V. Fournier, Jr., AV design engineer; Technology Managers Council: Michael Pederson, Iowa State University; Women’s Council: Brandy Alvarado, Business Development Manager; and Young AV Council: Gregory Rushton, Mulvey & Banani AV Inc. and Matt Eckstein, AE Design, Inc.

AVIXA thanked its outgoing council and committee leadership members: Scott Norder, RGB Spectrum, of the Manufacturers Council; John Leposa, Encore, of the Live Events Council; Randy Riebe, Yamaha Corp., of the Membership Committee; and Christopher Hewitt, University of Guelph, of the Young AV Council.

For more information about AVIXA’s councils and committees, click here.

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