Member Elected to AGS Board of Directors

The American Gem Society (AGS) has announced new members of its board of directors. Members filling new roles on the board include president Bill Sites, CGA, of Sites Jewelers and vice president/president-elect Craig Underwood, CGA, of Underwood’s Jewelers. Newly elected members include secretary Mark Moeller, CGA, of R.F. Moeller Jeweler; marketing committee chair Michael Greene, CGA, of Wick and Greene Jewelers; international guilds committee chair Thomas Wright, CGA, of Wright’s Jewelers; and at-large director David Gardner, CGA, of David Gardner’s Jewelers.

Returning board members include senior advisor John Michaels, RJ, of Michaels Jewelers; board membership and training committee chair Marcee Feinberg, RS, of LKI; education committee chair Bill Sustachek, CGA, of Rasmussen Diamonds; gemological sciences committee chair Chris Bramlett, CGA, of Christopher’s Jewelers; finance/audit/legal committee chair Harton B. Wolf, CGA, of Henne Jewelers Inc.; and membership committee chair Georgie Gleim, CG, of Gleim the Jeweler.

At-large director positions have been filled by Gary Banks, RS, of Keppie-Kiger, and Cathy Calhoun, CGA, of Calhoun Jewelers. Automatically appointed board members include AGS Laboratories board of managers chair Charles Lacy, RJ, of Lacy and Co. An advisory seat goes to the Jewelers Education Foundation board of governors president Jeff Abell, CSA, of Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers.

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