Dustin Clingman, First5 Games, Re-elected Chair Of International Game Developers Association

MOUNT ROYAL, NJ 06 May 2013 – Dustin Clingman, CEO, First5 Games, was re-elected chair of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) during the April 2013 board of directors’ meeting. Also re-elected to their positions were Ed Fries, Former VP, Microsoft Game Studios, as Treasurer, and Sheri Rubin, Founder and CEO, Design Direct Deliver, as Secretary. Brian Robbins, Mobile Games Consultant continues in his role of Vice Chair.

Clingman, a long-time member of the IGDA, says he is excited to continue leading the board as the association continues to broaden its outreach and advocacy on issues that matter most to game developers.

IGDA continues to mature into an International organization with a focus on professional development and advocacy,” said Clingman. “We have an amazing Staff and incredible leadership on our Board. The future has never looked brighter for The IGDA!”

The IGDA Board of Directors also recently welcomed back Tom Buscaglia as a returning board member and Luke Dicken as a first‐term member. “Both Tom and Luke have proven themselves to be valuable contributors to the IGDA” said Robbins. “Their continued efforts for helping drive the IGDA’s mission forward will be invaluable to the org and the industry.”

IGDA’s complete list of 2013‐2014 Directors:
•  Dustin Clingman (Chair) – CEO, First5 Games
•  Ed Fries ‐ (Treasurer) Former VP, Microsoft Game Studios
•  Sheri Rubin (Secretary) – Founder and CEO, Design Direct Deliver
•  Brian Robbins (Vice Chair) – Mobile Games Consultant
•  Tom Buscaglia – The Game Attorney
•  Luke Dicken – Founder, Robot Overlord Games
•  Cordy Rierson, GPM, Microsoft Studios

The IGDA Board of Directors would like to thank all of the former directors and officers for their service to the association and all the IGDA members who voted in the most recent election.

Visit www.igda.org/directors for more information.

About the International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
In its 17th year, the International Game Developers Association is the largest non‐profit membership organization serving individuals who create video games. The IGDA is committed to advancing the careers and enhancing the lives of game developers by connecting members with their peers, promoting professional development, and advocating on issues that affect the developer community. For more information on the IGDA, please visit www.igda.org.

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