The Digital Signage Federation Announces 2018 Board of Directors

December 12,2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Warrenton, VAThe Digital Signage Federation (DSF), the independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, is pleased today to announce the election of its new 2018 Board of Directors. Richard Ventura, VP of Strategy for NEC Display Solutions, will be serving a second year as Chair. Continuing in the Vice Chair role will be Spencer Graham of Real Digital Media.  Jeff Kent of Cineplex and Brian McClimans of Peerless-AV have been elected by the board to serve as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively.  Len Dudis with Grupo Vidanta who is currently serving as Secretary, has been elected to the newly created executive committee role, Director of Marketing.

The at-large board elections, which concluded on December 4, 2017, have been announced.  Staying on the board of directors to serve a second two-year term are:

  • Ryan Cahoy – Rise Vision
  • Paul Fleuranges – MTA/NYC Transit
  • Sheldon Silverman – SmartBomb Media Group
  • Sandi Stambaugh – SYNNEX Corporation

Newly elected at-large board members who will be starting their first two-year term in January are:

  • Laura Cison – GFX International
  • Stephanie Gutnik – Broadsign
  • Dave Haynes – Sixteen:Nine

Mr. Randy Dearborn from MGM Resorts and Mr. Mark Boidman from Peter J. Solomon Company will be leaving the board at the end of 2017 because their terms of service have concluded.  The current DSF board of directors list may be found at

“We are thankful for all our members who participated in the recent election,” said Mr. Ventura.  He continued “All the nominees would have made excellent board members.  The DSF board says goodbye to two excellent members who have served the association for years.  The DSF is setting an aggressive course to support its members and meet the collective needs of our industry.  New committee structures are being put into place.  I encourage anyone wishing to serve on a committee to contact the DSF office about their interest.”

About The Digital Signage Federation

DSF’s Mission is to support and promote the common business interests of the world-wide digital signage, interactive technologies and the digital out-of-home network industries. The DSF is a not-for-profit independent voice of the digital signage industry reflecting the diversity of its membership. It promotes professional recognition through certifications, continuing education, conferences, publications, and presentations offered by the DSF and affiliate groups. It provides government lobbying to leverage the collective strength of members and represent their interests at the higher levels of government and the community. The DSF provides leadership and networking opportunities focused on building a strong foundation for the advancement of the digital signage industry. For more information, visit