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Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Academy Leadership

Charlie Taublieb, Chair

Charlie Taublieb

Charlie Taublieb
With more than 35 years of experience in the screen printing industry, Charlie Taublieb, Owner of Taublieb Consulting, trains technical personnel for new and existing shops, helps design new plant layouts and provides state-of-the-art instruction in new procedures and techniques. Taublieb graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in fine art. He was a Vice President at Great American Screen Designs for six years and President of Bullseye Screen Printing Supplies for 13 years. Taublieb is a repeat instructor for several popular SGIA workshops. He is also a member of the Academy of Screen Printing Technology (ASPT).

Laura Maybaum, Vice Chair

Laura Maybaum

Laura Maybaum
Laura Maybaum works for Nazdar Ink Technologies as the Global Screen Market Manager. With over 23 years in the printing world (including time with Kiwo and Sefar), she has published and presented nationally and internationally. Maybaum has a Bachelor of Science and a Master's degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and is a member of the Academy of Screen & Digital Printing Technologies (ASDPT) and the SGIA Board of Directors. A major contributing factor for starting in a career focused on screen printing was due to the mentoring of Dr. Donna Trautman.

Marci Kinter, Secretary

Marci Kinter

Marci Kinter
Ms. Kinter is the Vice President for Government & Business Information for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association International. Ms. Kinter oversees the development of management resources for the Association and represents the screen printing and digital imaging industries, as well as their associated supplier base, before federal and state regulatory agencies and the U.S. Congress on environmental, safety and other government issues directly impacting the screen printing and graphic imaging industries. She is responsible for directing the activities of not only the government  affairs portion of the Association’s activities, but the development and implementation of business resources for the membership.

In 2008, Ms. Kinter, in conjunction with colleagues from other printing trade associations, was instrumental in launching the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership program. The SGP Program is a
registry system for printing facilities that includes third party verification. The program successfully launched as an independent organization in August 2008.

Ms. Kinter is a member of and serves as Secretary for the Academy of Screen Printing Technology. In 2001, Ms. Kinter received the William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award for significant  advancement of environmental awareness in the graphic arts industry.

Before joining SGIA International, Ms. Kinter worked for The American Waterways Operators, Inc., the national association for the barge and towing industry.

Ms. Kinter holds bachelor’s degree in urban planning from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a master’s degree in public administration from George Mason University.