Larry Rauch, Los Angeles Cold Storage, Los Angeles CA, was elected chairman of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) for 2002-2003. Vice-chairman is Patrick A Gouveia, Atlas Cold Storage, Toronto, Canada; and John R Randall, P&O Cold Logistics, Sydney, Australia, is the association's new treasurer. Elected directors-at-large are Paul V Shortt, Castlecool Ltd, Castleblayney, Ireland; Brent Sugden, Versacold Corp, Vancouver, Canada; and Raymond Tarnowski, Philadelphia Warehousing & Cold Storage, Philadelphia PA. Also elected to the board are the Great Lakes Chapter board representative Patrick Gorbett, Great Lakes Cold Storage Co, Solon OH; South Pacific Chapter representative Darryl Kawano, Unicold Corp, Honolulu HI; and Southeastern Chapter representative Jeffrey C Spence, ICS Logistics, Jacksonville FL. Effective July 8, 2002, Gregory M Cohen has joined the American Highway Users Alliance as vice-president — policy and government affairs. He previously served as a United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expert on highway engineering and environmental policy.