MGA History

MGA was conceived at the NGA convention in New Orleans. The discussion of forming a chapter of the NGA in Minnesota included Don Goldfus, Dale Schennian, Art Paske (Hoffers), Bud Weiner (Larry's Glass), Mike Casey & Mike Schmaltz (North Star), Larry Ellis and Tom Osborne (Orbit), and others. The Wisconsin chapter helped form the Minnesota chapter.

Past Presidents:
1977 - Dale Schennian, Twin City Auto Glass 
1978 - Dale Schennian, Twin City Auto Glass 
1979 - Jim Arndt, Brin Northwestern Glass 
1980 - Lenny Roehle 
1981 - Larry Ellis, Orbit Glass 
1982 - Jim Arndt, Brin Northwestern Glass 
1983 - Phillis Strattman, City Auto Glass
1984 - Tim Casey, Northstar Glass 
1985 - Tim Casey, Northstar Glass 
1986 - Denny Anderson, Ford-McNutt 
1987 - Denny Anderson, Ford-McNutt 
1988 - Jim Arndt, Brin Northwestern 
1989 - Dan Manion, Gateway Glass 
1990 - Jack Beckman, All Auto Glass 
1991 - Mike Schenian, City Auto Glass 
1992 - Mike Gainey, Viracon 
1993 - Greg Sullivan, Glass Masters 
1994 - Stan Mariska, Brin Northwestern Glass 
1995 - Jerry Griffith, White Bear Glass 
1996 - Don Kramer, A&L Glass 
1997 - Steve Stahlke, Glass Doctor 
1998 - Dan Garrett, Hoffers 
1999 - Guy Selinske, American Glass and Mirror 
2000 - Dave Breitbarth, Long Lake Glass
2001 - Jeff Meyer, White Bear Glass
2002 - Joel Bullard, Brin Northwestern Glass
2003 - Reed Vanderzee, Auto Glass Express
2004 - Reed Vanderzee, Auto Glass Express
2005 - Erica Chandler, DEsigned Glass, Inc. 
2006 - Rod Ellison, Auto Glass Today, Inc.
2007 - Gary Jacobson, GlassSource
2008 - Erica Chandler, DEsigned Glass, Inc 
2009 - Jennifer Lang, Minneapolis Glass
2010 - Myron Schapp, Red River Glazing
2011 - Jennifer Lang, Minneapolis Glass
2012 - Mike Schenian, City Auto Glass
2013 - Patrick Tanner, Dorglass
2014 - Eric Solland, Indianhead Glass

 

Minnesota Glass Association          1123 Glenwood Avenue, #100          Minneapolis, MN 55405          
Phone: 952-270-3645                   Email: info@mnglass.org