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PCATS Announces 2010 Board of Directors, Officers

STAFFORD, Va. -- The Petroleum Convenience Alliance for Technology Standards (PCATS) revealed its 2010 board of directors and its officers for 2010, following elections held during the 2010 PCATS Annual Conference in New Orleans.

Pat Lewis, partner of Oasis Stop 'N Go Convenience Stores based in Twin Falls, Idaho, will take the helm as chairman of the board. Other elected board officers include:

-- Vice Chair Avsha Klachuk, director of marketing technology of Alon Brands based in Dallas;
-- Treasurer Jack Dickinson, manager of engineering and development of Allied Electronics in Bristol, Pa.;
-- Secretary Kraig Adams, director of collaborative customer capabilities of The Coca-Cola Co. in Atlanta; and,
-- Immediate Past Chair Gabe Olives, vice president of IT/petroleum of Turkey Hill Minit Markets in Lancaster, Pa.

In addition to these officers, the PCATS Technical Committees elected chairpersons who also serve on the board of directors. Those individuals are:

-- Certification Committee Chair Gregg Peele, president and CEO of CMiSolutions in Charlotte, N.C.;
-- Implementation Committee Chair Bob Sleeper, software application support manager of CHR Corp (dba Rutter's Farm Stores) in York, Pa.;
-- EB2B Committee Chair Drew Mize, vice president retail solutions of The Pinnacle Corp. in Arlington, Texas;
-- Point-of-Sale (POS)/Back Office (BO) Committee Vice-Chair Jeff Shein, software development lead at Radiant Systems in Alpharetta, Ga.; and,
-- Technology Advisory Committee Chair Bill Wade, senior systems analyst of PDI in Temple, Texas.

Other industry members who currently serve on the PCATS board of directors are:

-- Membership and Marketing Committee Chair Kim Flaugher of Anheuser-Busch Inc.;
-- Retailer Business Requirements Committee Chair Sharon Scace of BP America Inc.;
-- Device Integration/OSA Committee Chair Ken Ringeman of Gilbarco Veeder-Root;
-- Retail Financial Transactions Committee Chair Brad McGuinness of VeriFone, Inc.; and,
-- National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Representative Michael Davis.

The more than 170-member, non-profit association is governed by a 15-member board of directors responsible for the supervision, control, direction and responsibility for the affairs of the alliance. For a complete listing of PCATS board of directors, please visit

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