The Board of Directors of the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association (BIFMA) International announced the election of new officers and directors for the 2003-2004 fiscal year. President Bill Rubino, JOFCO International, was re-elected to a second 1-year term as president. P. Dan Miller, Kimball Office Group, was elected to a 1-year term as vice president/president-elect. Director Scott Schwinghammer, Versteel, was elected to serve as BIFMA treasurer. Paul Simons, The Mayline Group, was elected to serve a 3-year term as a BIFMA director. Mr. Simons fills an open seat on the Board. Bob Bockheim, Nucraft, was also elected to a 3-year term as a director. Mr. Bockheim replaces Tom Sehrer, Magna Design, whose term as a director has expired. During the course of the last year, three BIFMA directors stepped down from the Board to focus on other endeavors. Robert Krasa, Haworth, will fill the seat vacated by the retiring Jerry Johanneson. Frank Merlotti, Jr., Steelcase, will fill the seat vacated by Jim Mitchell. And Ram Ramkumar, Inscape, will fill the remainder of the term of Mo Bhayana.
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