On his retirement from Gleason Corporation at the end of this year, Gary Kimmet has resigned from the Board of Trustees of the Gear Research Institute. Gary represented the AGMA on the Board and a replacement for him is being considered by the AGMA and should be announced soon.
Meanwhile, Sam Haines, President of Gear Motions of Syracuse New York, was elected to replace Gary Kimmet at the meeting of the Board of Trustees in August. On his assumption of the position of President, Sam thanked Gary and acknowledged his invaluable service to the Gear Research Institute. Jack Masseth of Caterpillar was elected to replace Sam Haines as Secretary and Al Swiglo was reelected as the Institute's Treasurer. (Sam Haines' bio)