On Wednesday, May 3, during Conclave’s annual Membership Breakfast, the American Gem Society (AGS) confirmed the AGS International Board of Directors for 2023–2024.
The 2023–2024 AGS International Board of Directors are:
|President||Lisa Bridge, CG|
|President-Elect||Alexis Padis, CGA|
|Secretary; Chair: Gemological Sciences Committee||Bryan Moeller, CGA|
|Sr. Advisor||William Farmer Jr.|
|Treasurer; Chair: Finance, Audit & Legal Committee||Larry Rickert|
Committee Designations and Board Members
|Chair: Young Titleholders Committee||Maria Brown, RJ|
|Chair: Membership Committee||Mitchell Clark, CG|
|Chair: International Guilds Council||Amanda Coleman-Phelps, CGA|
|Chair: Education Committee||Sarah Person, CG|
|Chair: Conclave Subcommittee||Denise Richards, CGA|
|Chair: AGS Laboratories Advisory Committee and|
Gemological Sciences Committee
|John Carter, CGA|
|Director-at-Large||Ryan Berg, CG|
|Director-at-Large||Kevin Mays, CGA|
|Director-at-Large||David Mazer, CG|
|Director-at-Large||Niveet Nagpal, CG|
David Mazer, CG, was elected as a new addition to the Board. Mr. Mazer serves as Director of Sales and Training, Diamond Buyer, for Marks Jewelers in Montgomeryville, PA.
“We are excited to welcome David to the Board. He brings valuable expertise, and we look forward to working with him,” said Lisa Bridge, “I would also like to thank Rick Beckett for his service to the American Gem Society Board. His contribution is greatly appreciated, and we count on his continued involvement in the Society.”
For those members of the AGS that would like to serve on the American Gem Society International Board of Directors or would like to nominate a fellow member, please look for communications coming from AGS next January.