The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA), announced its new board of directors at its 2019 Executive Conference, April 30 – May 3, 2019, in Asheville, North Carolina.
CSIA 2019 new board of directors announcement
DMC's Founder and CEO, Frank Riordan, was named a new member of the board. Frank and DMC have been members of CSIA for over a decade, and DMC has been CSIA certified since 2009.
"I'm excited to give back to a community that has served me so well over the years," said Riordan. "It is truly an honor to have the opportunity to contribute to this association."
Frank Riordan discussing leadership development at the 2019 CSIA Executive Conference
Introducing the CSIA Board
Frank joins additional board members including new Treasurer Adrian Fahey, CEO of SAGE Automation based in Tonsley, Australia, and new members Karen Griffin, Controls and Automation Division Leader at Hargrove Controls + Automation in Mobile, Alabama; and Greg Young, Director of Business Development at Automation NTH in Lavergne, Tennessee.
They join current board members Howard Huffman, CEO of Huffman Engineering, Inc. in Lincoln, Nebraska, and Stephen Malyszko, President and CEO of Malisko Engineering, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri.
Luigi De Bernardini, CEO of Autoware, S.R.L. headquartered in Vicenza, Italy, was named the chair of the board. He succeeds Jeff Miller, Director of Project Management of Interstates Control Systems, Inc. in Sioux Center, Iowa, who remains on the board as immediate past chair.
The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a not-for-profit, global trade association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration. Control system integrators use their engineering, technical and business skills to help manufacturers and others automate their industrial equipment and systems.
CSIA helps members improve their business skills, provides a forum to share industry expertise and promotes the benefits of hiring a certified control system integrator. CSIA has more than 500 member companies in 40 countries. CSIA also hosts the Industrial Automation Exchange to connect manufacturers and others with the system integrators and industry suppliers who can meet their automation needs.
Learn more about our partnership with CSIA and our CSIA Certification.