Posts Tagged ‘ Janice Yglesias ’

New Focus Areas Identified at 2022 FGIA Summer Conference

Jun 7th, 2022

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) kicked off its 2022 Virtual Summer Conference this week by addressing goals for the future and how to achieve them. Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director, said four focus areas will bring changes for alliance events and efforts in the future. The board, using input from the past year, […]

FGIA Summer Conference to be Held Virtually

Apr 14th, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced that its 2022 Summer Conference will be held virtually instead of a hybrid event with options for participation both in-person in Montreal, Quebec, and online. The event dates remain unchanged, with the conference taking place Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9. The FGIA board of directors […]

Marg Webb Retires After 22 Years of Service in the Glass Industry

Feb 1st, 2022

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the retirement of stalwart industry leader Marg Webb, after 22 years in the glass industry. Webb began her time at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada (IGMAC) in 2000, prior to that organization’s transition into the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), where Webb led as […]

FGIA Marks Return to In-Person Gatherings with a Special Celebration

Oct 21st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is once again together in person. The group’s Fall Conference is taking place this week at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix. In addition to the in-person gathering, the event also includes a virtual option. The conference began yesterday with an opening address from Janice […]

FGIA Releases 2020/2021 Market Studies Update; Offers Adjusted Forecast of Fenestration Industry Trends

Oct 1st, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has released updated industry market data in the FGIA Industry Update of the U.S. Market for Residential and Non-residential Windows, Doors and Skylights. The report updates the reports the association released this past spring. New forecasts included in this update are based on projections of construction activity as […]

FGIA Launches IG Fabricators Workshop Video Series

Sep 14th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has launched a new, online video series documenting the association’s in-person Insulating Glass (IG) Fabricators Workshop. The series has been under development throughout 2021 and the organization says it offers a condensed version of the workshop in ten 20- to 30-minute segments. It is now available for purchase […]

FGIA Restructures Staff with Promotions and Added Positions

Jul 22nd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) announced a restructuring of several staff positions to accommodate a growing organization focused on multiple facets of the industry, according to a press release. This restructuring includes the promotion of Kathy Krafka Harkema from U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager to the newly created position of U.S. technical […]

FGIA to Host Hybrid Fall Conference

Jun 4th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced that its 2021 Fall Conference will offer an in-person event option. The conference will take place with a hybrid format in which participants may choose to either attend physically at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, or connect virtually. The conference will be […]

FGIA Meetings Manager Florence Nicolici to retire in May

May 6th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the forthcoming retirement of FGIA Meetings Manager, Florence Nicolici, who will retire on May 31, 2021, after 36 years of service. “I am in awe of Florence’s expansive career,” said Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director. “Her work ethic and commitment have consistently been an inspiration to […]

Amy Roberts Joins FGIA Staff as Director of Canadian and Technical Glass Operations

Feb 2nd, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has hired Amy Roberts as its new director of Canadian and technical glass operations. Roberts will be training with Marg Webb, FGIA glass products and Canadian industry affairs director, prior to Webb’s retirement later in 2021. Roberts has more than 20 years of industry experience in both residential […]

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