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HSV Chapter SMTA - ASQ-1503 Joint Meeting Nanotechnology Applications

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | 5:30pm
Location: Adtran

The Huntsville Chapter SMTA, ASQ-1503, and Adtran welcome you on Feb 26, 2019 from 5:30-7:30pm to bring a discussion on Nanotechnology Applications.
Speaker Info:  Ms. Jennifer Miller
Holds a BS degree in Media Communications and is working on a BS degree in Physics from UAH. She has been researching nanoparticles of materials' reflected light in order to determine material Composition and identification.
Keynote Speaker Info: 

Dr. Eugene Edwards
Rocket Scientist (Retired)/University Research Advisor/Minister
Founder, Save The Youth Inc. (Bessemer, Alabama)
Dr. Eugene Edwards was born in Fairfield (Alabama).  He grew up in Bessemer (Alabama) where he was a product of Charles F. Hard Elementary School and a graduate of Jackson Solomon Abrams High School.
Dr. Edwards received a
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Alabama A&M University (Huntsville, Alabama);
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Howard University (Washington, D.C.);
  • PhD in Ministerial Education from KME University (Athens, Alabama)/Freedom Bible College of Arkansas.
  • Certification in Fiber Optics Manufacturing from California State Polytechnic University (Pomona, California)
  • Certification in Optical Fiber Engineering from George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
  • And served as a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Alabama A&M University (Huntsville, Alabama).
Dr. Edwards was previously a Research Fellow at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (Huntsville, Alabama), and retired as a Rocket Scientist at the U.S. Army Aviation Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (Huntsville, Alabama), where he has many patents/inventions, numerous journal papers, and was co-author of two books on Nanotechnology.
Dr. Edwards is Founder, Pastoral Leader, and/Chief Executive Officer for Save The Youth Incorporated, Headquartered in Bessemer (Alabama), where he provides oversight for education, youth programs, and parental counseling.
He is a Music Director and Gospel Recording Artist that has appeared with numerous major recording artists including

  • Walter Hawkins
  • The Mississippi Mass Choir
  • Dottie Peoples
  • Luther Barnes
  • Mighty Clouds of Joy
  • Edwin Hawkins (performer of the hit song “OH HAPPY DAY”)
  • The Platters
  • and many others
Minister Edwards is part of the pastoral staff at Saint Rebecca Primitive Baptist Church, Huntsville (Alabama) where he is Associate Minister and Pulpit Conductor for Revivals & Special Programs.
5:30 – 6:00 networking
6:00 – 6:30 dinner
6:30 – 7:15 intro & presentation
7:15 – 7:30 wrap-up 

Location: Adtran, 901 Explorer Blvd, Huntsville, Al
ADTRAN’s Fountain View Conference (2nd Floor, East Tower)
All meeting attendees must enter through the South entrance (adjacent to shipping dock).
Directions from I565:

  • Take exit 14B to Al-255N/Research Park Blvd
  • Take exit Bradford Drive West
  • Turn left Explorer Blvd (heading south)
  • Turn right into parking lot, merge left and follow parking lot to pond
  • Building entrance will be on north of parking lot
Dinner:   Catered by Adtran Café:

Meat Lasagna
Chicken Carbonara Pasta Bake
Served with:
Parmesan Cheese
Caesar Salad or Toss Salad
Sautéed Squash and Zucchini
Garlic Bread
Mini Cannoli’s
Sweet tea, Un-Sweet tea, and water
SMTA Members: $10  with RSVP
SMTA Non-Members: $13 with RSVP
No RSVP – Cash at the Door - $15
For members who cannot attend in person, we would like to offer a GoToMeeting option. Please contact us at
Two ways to RSVP SMTA:

RSVP ASQ-1503:  Brian Dunbar at

Questions? Contact:
Cheryl Campbell

Save the Date - 2019 Huntsville Chapter EXPO

We are looking forward to our 2019 EXPO! 

It is especially awesome as 2019 also marks the 'First Man on the Moon' that Huntsville was sooo instrumental in this achievement!!

Please join us in celebration!

Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Location: Stone Event Center/ Campus 805
2620 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805

Check out our Jobs page - VP of Operations

Huntsville Area Professionals - If you are searching for a Operations position, check out the VP of Operations opening at


HATS Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year 2018

The Huntsville Chapter SMTA Officers attended the Huntsville Association of Technical Societies (HATS) Awards & Dinner Celebration in the Botanical Gardens Grand Hall June 21, 2018.   

HATS (The Huntsville Association of Technical Societies) has supported the Huntsville community since 1969 and is proud to host The 13th Annual Professional of the Year Awards Dinner. HATS invites all of The Huntsville Association of Technical Societies affiliated organizations to recognize their "best of the best" members for their contributions to their respective organizations and the community.

Each year, member societies of HATS select an individual from within their ranks for recognition as their Professional of the Year (POY) nominee, and Young Professional of the Year nominee.

The event included the presentation of the member society nominees for the following awards:
  • Joseph C. Moquin Award for Professional of the Year
  • Huntsville Technical Society of the Year
  • Young Professional of the Year

Chelsea Jewell represented the Huntsville Chapter as the Young Professional of the Year 2018, and Cheryl Campbell represented the Chapter as the Professional of the Year 2018. 

Speakers for the event were Mayor Tommy Battle, and Lee Marshall.

Chapter Calendar of Events

Date / Time Event Location Contact/Email
February 26, 2019
HSV Chapter SMTA - ASQ-1503 Joint Meeting Nanotechnology Applications Adtran Cheryl Campbell
May 9, 2019
Huntsville Expo & Tech Forum Stone Event Center/ Campus 805 Hannah Terhark 

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Our Chapter Leaders

President : Janet L. Cross  (US Government - Army)
Phone :

Vice President : Chelsea Jewell  (KYZEN Corporation)
Phone : 615-983-4567

Secretary : Donna S. Bennett  (Syncro Corp)
Phone : 256-931-7867

Treasurer : Cheryl Campbell  (Jacobs Engineering)
Phone : 256-544-7243

VP of Membership : Jon M. Roberts  (Sanmina Corporation)
Phone : 256-882-8997

Chair of Technology (Appointed) : Caleb Traynor  (Sanmina Corporation)
Phone : 256-882-4800

Board Liaison : Richard Henrick (Sanmina Corporation)
Phone Contact : 256-882-4579

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Global Members of our Chapter


Global Participating Members of our Chapter

KYZEN Corporation

Corporate Members of our Chapter

AGI Corporation

ITM Consulting


STI Electronics, Inc.

Syncro Corp

Teledyne Advanced Electronic Solutions


SMTA Global Members

Amazon Amazon Lab126 Celestica, Inc. Cisco Systems, Inc. Creation Technologies Inc. FCA Group Harris Corporation Henkel Electronic Materials LLC HISCO, Inc. IDENTCO INVENTEC Performance Chemicals ITW EAE Keysight Technologies KYZEN Metallic Resources, Inc. Micro Systems Technologies Management AG NCAB Group USA, Inc. NEO Technology Solutions Nokia Plexus Corp. Samtec Microelectronics Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. VEXOS ZESTRON Americas

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