PMA Names Territorial Vice Presidents of the Year.
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The TVP of the Year Award recognizes members who are actively involved in PMA Division activities, as well as in the association's national and international events.
The recipient of the PMA 09 United States TVP of the Year Award is Wayne Welch, representing the PMA Pacific Northwest Division. Welch is founder and president of Oregon Photo Supply Inc., Tualatin, Ore. He has developed his business over the past 30 years into a highly successful five-retail location operation in the Portland, Ore., market. Welch's photo industry career includes a three-year stint as director of marketing and membership for the Independent Photo Images (IPI).
The recipient of the PMA 09 International TVP of the Year Award is Brian Gibson, Central Canada Division. Gibson has been the main operations, purchasing, human resources, financing, and general administrator for his family-run business, Burlington Camera, Burlington, Ontario, for the past 32 years. He started his photographic career as a darkroom assistant at the age of seven. He mixed chemicals and helped in the developing of school photographs with his father, Jack Gibson, the founder of Burlington Camera. The entire family helped in all aspects of the business which included camera sales, wedding albums, custom picture framing, and school photography. Although there have been many opportunities to expand beyond the single location, the Gibsons (Brian and his siblings Don, Richard, and Joan) have concentrated their expertise in one location.
Major PMA events coming soon:
* PMA 09 International Convention and Trade Show, March 3-5, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* DIMA DIMA Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (Australia)
DiMA Digital Media Association
DIMA Digital Imaging Marketing Association
DIMA drilling individual mobilization augmentee (US DoD) Annual Conference, March 1-4, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* PIEA PIEA Photo Imaging Education Association
PIEA Politique Institutionnelle d'évaluation des Apprentissages (Quebec, Canada)
PIEA Petroleum Industry Electrical Association
PIEA Proprietary Information Exchange Agreement Education Conference, March 1-4, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* PSPA PSPA Past Service Pension Adjustment
PSPA Professional School Photographers Association
PSPA Political Science and Public Administration
PSPA Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
PSPA Pacific Seafood Processors Association Annual Conference, March 2-4, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* SPAA SPAA Screen Producers Association of Australia
SPAA Symposium on Parallel Algorithms and Architectures
SPAA Sports Photographers Association of America
SPAA Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft
SPAA SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia Ltd Annual Conference, March 2-4, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* PPFA Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* PSRO PSRO Professional Standards Review Organization. Annual Conference, March 3-5, 2009, Las Vegas, Nev.
* PMA Australia 2009 Imaging Technology Show, June 26-28, 2009, Sydney, NSW, Australia
* PMA Canada Exposition 2009, Sept. 10-12, Toronto, Canada
* 6Sight Future on Imaging Conference, Nov. 10-12, Monterey, Calif.
* PMA 2010, Feb, 21-23, Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. It is located across from the Disneyland Resort on Katella Avenue. Much of the Anaheim Convention Center has been renovated in recent years with state-of-the-art facilities. , Anaheim, Calif.