Centennial, Colo. – The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Melissa Lindsley to the position of Executive Director. She will be transitioning into the position over the next six months with the full support of the current executive director, Philip Rahrig, who is retiring in Q4
Ms. Lindsley has been with the AGA since 2005 and for the past 13 years serving as Marketing Director. In that time she has become the driving force in our industry’s digital marketing and communications strategy, and developed a broad network and collaborative experience within key influential organizations such as the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), American Institute of Architects (AIA), American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) and many others.
In addition to developing a keen technical acumen about the galvanizing process and its products, she has a deep understanding of architects, engineers, and specifiers in the markets served by the hot-dip galvanizing industry. She has also been instrumental is working with key experts to define and quantify the industry position on sustainable development, and create the important messaging of the industry to all those as concerned with our environment, future society, and economic frugality as the galvanizing industry. According to AGA President Daniel Bever, “Ms. Lindsley is a passionate advocate for all things to be hot-dip galvanized and committed to the continued growth and success of our great industry.”