DIMA Elects 2012 Slate of Officers: Lee Varis Is President

DIMA Elects 2012 Slate of Officers: Lee Varis Is President


Jackson, MI—The Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA), a member association of PMA, elected news officers at the 2012 DIMA official business luncheon at the group’s annual conference at Bally’s Las Vegas.

The Digital Imaging Marketing Association, comprised of photo retailers, professional and commercial imagers, and photographers, builds on an 87-year legacy of PMA by promoting emerging technologies and business innovations throughout the global photo-imaging industry. DIMA directs this purpose through the development of education, marketing research and networking forums, and it enables members to envision and experience successful methods of technology integration yielding improved business practices.

The new officers are: president, Lee Varis of Varis PhotoMedia, Los Angeles, California; president-elect, Joshua Litwin, Memento Press, San Francisco, California; first vice president, Mark Zucker, Zookbinders, Deerfield, Illinois; second vice president, Glynn Lavender, Creative Photo Workshops; immediate past president, Phil Gresham, Fotofast, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; secretary/executive director, Jim Esp, PMA, Jackson, Michigan; and director at large, Chris Lydle, Chris’ Camera Center and Digital Photo, Aiken, South Carolina.

The DIMA trustees are Gabe Cano, Specialty Color Services, Santa Barbara, California; Jirair Christianian, Mike’s Camera, Boulder, Colorado; Mark R. Comon, Paul’s Photo, Torrance, California; John M. Lacagnina, ColorCentric, Rochester, New York; Ibarionex Perello, Ibarionex Photography, Los Angeles, California; Erin Manning, The Whole Picture, Manhattan Beach, California; and Ellen Rowan, Interactive Strategy, North Bend, Washington. pmai.org