ASM International Elects Tirpak Board President, Announces Additional Appointments
ASM International (ASM) recently announced the election of Jon D. Tirpak as its 2015-2016 board of trustees president. Tirpak, who joined ASM in 1980, is ending a one-year term as vice president of the board.
“Through the years, I’ve experienced first-hand the power of ASM International to connect materials science professionals and positively shape the industry,” said Tirpak. “To now serve as president of the board is an honor and a privilege, and one I’m looking forward to in the coming year.”
Tirpak, who currently serves on the ASM finance and investment committees, has also chaired ASM’s New Products and Services Committee and the Federal Affairs Committee. He is a senior program manager for the SCRA applied R&D advanced materials division
ASM also officially announced the vice president, treasurer and three trustee roles for 2015-2016. Additional new appointees include William E. Frazier, Ph.D., as vice president; Craig D. Clauser as treasurer; and Ellen K. Cerreta, Ph.D., Ryan M. Deacon, Ph.D., and Sudipta Seal as trustees.
“Our incoming members to the board of trustees represent some of the most accomplished professionals in materials science advancement, outreach and innovation,” said Terry Mosier, managing director. “Our society stands as a global leader in materials engineering, and the 2015-2016 board is ready to continue and expand that legacy. I look forward to working with the ASM board in the coming year to serve the needs of our members, advance the organization, and the materials science community as a whole.”
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