Results of the Aluminum Anodizers Council’s annual election of officers and directors were announced at the 25th Annual Anodizing Conference and Exposition on October 5 in Montreal. Jack Tetrault, partner with Katahdin Industries in Massachusetts, chief operations officer for D-CHN, and president of Sanford Process Corp. in Woonsocket, RI, was elected to serve his first one-year term as chairman of the Council. He has over 35 years’ experience in the anodizing industry, and earned his business degree from Johnson and Wales University. He has owned and/or operated anodizing job shop businesses in New England since 1984, and has his name on three anodizing patents.     
 Todd Hamilton, branch manager for Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. (SAF) in Atlanta, GA, was elected to a one-year term as vice-chair of the Council. He is filling an unexpected vacancy on the board. He first joined the AAC Board of Directors in 2006 when he was elected as a firm director. He previously served as vice-chairman in 2008-2010 and as chairman from 2010 through 2013. Four new members were elected to the board of directors. Shayne Seever, vice-president, administration, at Sierra Aluminum in Riverside, CA, and Lewie Smith, president of Jordan Aluminum Extrusion in Memphis, TN, were elected to new two-year terms as firm directors. Mary Oakley, manager – national accounts at Potash Corp. in Northbrook, IL, was elected to serve a two-year term as a supplier director and Scott Walker of Products Finishing Magazine in Cincinnati, OH, was elected to serve a two-year term as a professional director.
 Remaining on the Board of Directors are firm director Roger Thomas, senior manufacturing engineer at Alexandria Industries in Alexandria, MN; firm director Ed Burlingham, president of Burlingham International in Costa Mesa, CA, and Janette Courtney, environmental compliance manager at Bonnell Aluminum in Newnan, GA.
  The Aluminum Anodizers Council is the international trade association of firms engaged in aluminum anodizing and whose mission it is to support its members—and users of anodized aluminum—through education, advocacy, and promotion.