EIGSC’s Monthly Message – January 2014

January 17, 2014
How quickly 2013 has passed!  The December EIGSC Holiday Luncheon was full of laughter, camaraderie, and let’s not forget raffle items!
Dec Holiday raffle

So many items it was difficult to get them all in one picture!

raffle 1

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Raffle! We had a great turn out and your

contributions help the group in a tremendous way.

    

raffle 3

Almost everyone was a winner; with a select few who won so many gifts they needed help carrying them out of the room!  Special thank you to Angelika Carry for purchasing gifts for the EIGSC, as well as the beautiful Poinsettia’s that   adorned every table.

During the meeting we went over the nominations for the 2014 board and the results are as follows:

President:  Ray Miller / Prysmian Group & Draka   Elevator Products

Vice   President:  Ralph Lawson / Retired

Treasurer:  Jason Thibodeau / Sunstate Equipment

Secretary:  Greg Moore / Hyundai Elevator Co. & CNS   Automation

dec boardOutgoing President Rudi de Ocampo, Treasure Angelika Carry, and 2014 President Ray Miller!

Meeting Business:

New Business:

•      Voted & appointed  new Board members

Old Business covered:

•      Angelika updated our financials and recent renewals

•     The Harbor Cruise has been postponed til 2014

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE January 2014

January 16, 2014

Rudi de Ocampo (Smoke Guard CA)

January 2014

Happy New Year! The 2014 new year is in full swing and I am hopeful that everyone had a wonderful holiday season and finished off 2013 in good spirits!

As your 2013 President, this will be my last official President’s Message to all of you. I wish to thank each of you for your continued support to me, my Board and most of all to the EIG of Southern California Industry Group! Without everyone’s membership dues, event involvement and consistent attendance in our monthly lunch meetings this EIGSC Industry Group would not be possible and are able sustain year after year! I also wanted to personally thank my 2013 Board of Directors: VP/Ralph Lawson (Retired); Treasurer/Angelika Carry (Smoke Guard CA); and Secretary/Jason Thibodeau (Sunstate Equipment) for their hard work and dedication that they provided throughout the year.

It is now with great enthusiasm that I introduce your newly elected 2014 EIGSC Board of Directors:

President: Ray Miller / Prysmian Group & Draka Elevator Products

Vice President: Ralph Lawson / Retired

Treasurer: Jason Thibodeau / Sunstate Equipment

Secretary: Greg Moore / Hyundai Elevator Co. & CNS Automation

Congratulations to each of you and I know that you will all do a fine job for our EIGSC Industry Group in 2014!

As the outgoing President, I am proud to introduce your incoming 2014 EIGSC President, Ray Miller of Prysmian Group/Draka Elevator Products:

Ray Miller grew up in Tampa, Florida and attended college at Florida State University where he majored in Business Management and minored in Psychology. Ray began his career in the Elevator Industry as a customer service representative for SEES (Southern Elevator & Electric Supply) in Pompano Beach, FL before becoming their West Coast Sales Manager and moving out to Los Angeles, CA. Ray has been with Draka Elevator Products for the past 4 years where he is currently the Sales and Operations Manager for their West Coast operation. Ray held the Secretary position in the EIGSC from 2011-2012 and is now excited to accept the role of President.

Best to each of you,

Rudi de Ocampo (Smoke Guard CA)

2013 President, E.I.G. of Southern California

Tele: 310-561-6730 / Email: rudimard@sgcal.com