OVERLAND PARK, KAS. — Ed Fay, president of CMC America, has been elected chairman of BEMA. An active member of BEMA for longer than 30 years, Mr. Fay was on the BEMA board from 1996 to 2004 and 2006 to 2008.

The election of Mr. Fay and other members of the BEMA board and executive committee took place at the group’s annual meeting on June 24.

In his work with BEMA, Mr. Fay helped develop what today is the group’s Education and Scholarship Committee.

Joining Mr. Fay on the executive committee will be Terry Bartsch, vice-president of sales, Shaffer – Bundy Baking Solutions. New on the BEMA board is Rick Hoskins IV, president, Colborne Foodbotics.