SMTA Awards Committee


Review nominations of potential award winners and make selection for our five award categories: Founders Award, Excellence in Leadership, International Excellence in Leadership, Technical Member of Distinction and Corporate SMTA+. Nominations are solicited from general membership via “SMTA News” and the Web site (additional direct mailings to corporate members and chapter officers).

Meeting Information: No face-to-face meetings. E-mail and one conference call to review submissions, vote electronically.

Volunteer time required: 6 hours annually

Committee Members:

Bill Barthel
Committee Chair
Manager, Quality Solutions
Plexus Corp.
Raiyo Aspandiar
Sr. Process TD Engineer
Intel Corporation
Robert Baker
Donald Banks
Staff Development Engineer
Bev Christian
Project Facilitator
Marie Cole
Distinguished Engineer
IBM Corporation
W. James Hall
Principal Consultant
ITM Consulting
Jason Keeping
Project Manager
Celestica, Inc.
Pradeep Lall
John and Anne MacFarlane Endowed Chair Professor and Director
Auburn University
Ning-Cheng Lee
VP Technology
Indium Corporation
Tanya Martin
Executive Director
Viswanadham Puligandla
Retired Scientist
Nokia (Retired)

Join the Committee:

To join this committee, please contact the current committee chair listed here.

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