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6/29/2017 - SAIA Announces New Executive Director
Contact: Ken Bowman, Ombudsman
Scaffold & Access Industry Association 816.595.4829 


Kansas City, Mo. - The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) is proud to announce the appointment of Ted Beville to the position of Executive Director.
Ted has over thirty-six years of experience in the scaffold and access industry and is currently the President of Beville Access Construction which provides scaffold and access erection, dismantle, design, training, and safety services to the construction industry. Previously, Ted worked for Safway Services, LLC for over twenty-six years as the Director of Safety and Training, and served as General Manager, Branch Manager, and Motorized Products Safety Manager. 
"We are very excited that Ted has been chosen as the Executive Director of SAIA," stated Paula Manning, SAIA president, "he brings the industry experience plus the knowledge of SAIA that will assure us of continued success and growth." 
Ted has been a member of SAIA for twenty years and has served as co-chair for the Construction Hoist Council. In addition, he has served as the Vice President on the Executive Committee for three years. In 2012, he was the recipient of the SAIA "Unsung Hero" award and the 2014 "Outstanding Service Award." Along with his commitment to SAIA, Ted is a member of several ANSI Committees; A92.9 Mast Climbing Work Platform, A92.10 Transport Platform, A10.4 Personnel Hoist, A10.5 Material Hoist, A10.8 Scaffold, and A11 Scaffold Testing. Beville attended the University of Florida and resides in Lenexa, Kan.  
About the SAIA
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) is a non-profit trade 501(c)(6) association committed to raising the standards of professionalism within the scaffold and access industry. The SAIA represents all facets of the scaffold and access industry through various councils that include, aerial work platform, construction hoist, fall protection equipment, international, industrial, mast climbing, plank and platform, shoring, supported scaffold and suspended scaffold. Through its various programs, the SAIA promotes safety, training and a highly professional, responsible image of the scaffold and access professional. The SAIA delivers thousands of safety training programs a year at various locations throughout the world. These programs cover all aspects of scaffold and access safety and equipment use. The SAIA is also the secretariat for the American National Standard, SAIA ASC A92 and A11 standards. For more information, call 816 595.4860 or visit us at
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