Board welcomes Barbara Dutrow and Stephen Kahler; honors Aron Suna and Hank Siegel for their 16 years of combined service
(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA’s Board of Governors inducted Dr. Barbara Dutrow, Adolphe G. Gueymard Professor of Geology at Louisiana State University; and Stephen Kahler, senior vice president of global sales operations for Swarovski Gemstones, as its newest members during its November 2016 board meeting held at the Institute’s Carlsbad, Calif. headquarters. Dione Kenyon, recently-retired president and CEO of The Jewelers Board of Trade, was elected Chair of the GIA Board of Governors, seceding John Green, president and CEO of Lux Bond & Green jewelers, who remains on the board. Aron Suna and Hank Siegel, who retired from the board during the annual meeting, were honored for their years of dedicated service. Glenn Nord, former president of GIA and a member of the board since 1983, was named Governor Emeritus.