CEBA Elects New Officers and Board Members

November 16, 2019

Arlington, Virginia (November 16, 2019)  – New board members for the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) were announced during the closing session of the 39 TH  Annual CEBA Conference and Expo taking place this week in Miami, Florida.

Vince Free, FREEZ Construction transitioned into the Chairman role, Marko Dzeletovich, Coldbox Builders moved into the Vice Chairman position; Sam Tippmann, Tippmann Innovation was named Treasurer and Tim Nguyen of ESI Group, is now Immediate Past Chairman.

Board members re-elected to three-year terms include Peter Bartell from RHH Foam Systems Inc.; Brian King, A M King; Jay Smith with Metl-Span LLC; and Chuck Zimmermann with Entrematic.

Nick Dakouras, Delta T Construction Company and Vince Humphreys, Ahern Fire Protection were elected as new board members.

“I am honored to step into the role of CEBA chairman”, stated Free. “I look forward to continuing our efforts on achieving recognition for members, developing expertise, building future talent and promoting the value our members provide to the controlled environment industry.”

For a full list of CEBA Board Members,  visit the GCCA website.  The 40th CEBA Conference & Expo will be held November 10-12, 2020 in Rancho Mirage, California.

Vince Free, Founder, FREEZ Construction and newly elected CEBA Chairman.



Vince Free, Founder, FREEZ Construction and newly elected CEBA Chairman recognizing immediate past CEBA Chairman Tim Nguyen, Senior Vice President, ESI Group for his service. 



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About the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA)
Founded in 1978, the Controlled Environment Building Association (CEBA) represents the expert builders who specialize in the design and construction of controlled environment buildings, including cold storage warehouses, food processing facilities, clean rooms, pharmaceutical facilities, and foodservice and retail distribution centers. CEBA is where anyone looking to build, renovate, or modernize a first-rate, innovative facility comes to find the most experienced designers, contractors, and manufacturers and suppliers. Learn more at . CEBA is a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA). Learn more at .