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2017 SME Board of Directors

The SME Board of Directors is elected by the entire voting membership of SME. It is made up of industry and academic leaders whose diverse backgrounds represent years of experience from a wide array of manufacturing disciplines. Acting as the governing body of SME, it has the power to establish business policy for SME, order and conduct professional meetings, and guide its member units. The Board has absolute budget authority and complete responsibility for SME's property.

SME members interested in being considered for a seat on the Board may apply by submitting an International Director/Member Council Candidate Application .

Officers

PRESIDENT


Sandra BouckleySandra L. Bouckley, FSME, P.Eng.

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PRESIDENT-ELECT


Thomas KurfessThomas R. Kurfess, PhD, FSME, PE
Georgia Institute of Technology
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VICE PRESIDENT


Mark MichalskiMark L. Michalski
MKS Instruments
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TREASURER


Susan SmythSusan M. Smyth, PhD, FSME
General Motors
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SECRETARY


Michael PackerMichael D. Packer, FSME
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
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INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORS

 
Dean BartlesDean L. Bartles, PhD, FSME
2016-17 NAMRI/SME President
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Edye Buchanan Edye S. Buchanan, CMfgT
Fives North American
Combustion Inc.
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    Dianne ChongDianne Chong, PhD, FSME
The Boeing Co.
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Matthew HilgendorfMatthew L. Hilgendorf, CMfgT, EIT
Black Horse LLC
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    Vincent HowellVincent W. Howell Sr., FSME, CMfgE
Corning Inc. (retired)
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Robert NesbittRobert R. Nesbitt, CMfgE
AbbVie
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    Ralph Resnick Ralph L. Resnick, FSME 
National Center for Defense
Manufacturing & Machining
and America Makes
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Jim SchlusemannJames W. Schlusemann
Prosperia International
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    Rebecca TaylorRebecca R. Taylor
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
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