Immediate Past Chair—Laura Lawton-Forsyth, Lawton Printing, Inc., Spokane, Washington
Laura Lawton-Forsyth is President of Lawton Printing, Inc. and File-EZ Folder, Inc., both located in Spokane, WA. A fourth-generation printer, she joined the family business in 2001. Lawton-Forsyth’s industry involvement is extensive. She has served the Pacific Printing Industries Association (PPI) since 2002, becoming Board President in 2008. She has been affiliated with Printing Industries of America since 2001, serving as an R&D Committee member in 2001; Board Member 2002–present; Chair, Young Print Professionals Group, 2004–present; Executive Committee member 2006–present; and Finance Committee Member, 2008–present.
Also joining the Board of Directors in 2013 are: Jim Cunningham, Printing Industries of Ohio • N. Kentucky, Westerville, OH, representing the affiliate managers group; Gary Garner, GLS Companies, Brooklyn Park, MN, representing Printing Industry Midwest; and Doug Rawson, Superior Lithographics, Los Angeles, CA, representing Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California.