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BOARD OF DIRECTORS - OFFICERS
Jeffrey Kennedy
Jeffrey Kennedy (2016-20)
President

Sal Sparacino
Sal Sparacino (2016-22)
VP Communications
ZESTRON Corporation
Gregory Vance
Gregory Vance (2017-20)
VP Membership
Rockwell Automation
Richard Coyle
Richard Coyle, Ph.D. (2015-21)
VP Tech Programs
Nokia Bell Labs
Julie Silk
Julie Silk (2019-22)
Secretary
Keysight Technologies
Robert Kinyanjui
Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D. (2015-21)
Treasurer
Deere & Company
Debbie Carboni
Debbie Carboni (2014-20)
VP Expos
KYZEN Corporation


BOARD OF DIRECTORS - STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Bill Cardoso
Bill Cardoso, Ph.D. (2018-21)
Chairperson
Creative Electron, Inc.
Robert Boguski
Robert Boguski (2019-22)
Datest Corporation
William Capen
William Capen (2017-20)
Honeywell FM&T
Tim Jensen
Tim Jensen (2015-21)
Indium Corporation
Ivan Roman
Ivan Roman (2019-22)
Vitesco Technologies


PRESIDENTS EMERITUS
2012-2016     Bill Barthel, Plexus Corp.
2008-2012     Dan Baldwin, Ph.D., Engent, Inc.
2004-2008     David Raby, STI Electronics, Inc.
2000-2004     Rod Howell, Libra Industries, Inc.
1996-2000     Greg Evans, Indium Corporation
1994-1996     Bruce Inpyn
1993-1994     Jennie Hwang, Ph.D., H-Technologies Group, Inc.
1992-1993     Bruce Inpyn
1990-1992     Charles Hutchins, Ph.D. (Deceased)
1989-1990     Jim Walker, Dataquest/Gartner Group
1987-1989     Martin Barton, Preferred Designs
1986-1987     James Hollomon, ET Productions
1985-1986     Norb Socolowski (Deceased)


COMMITTEE CHAIRS
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Ambassadors
Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc.


Awards
Bill Barthel, Plexus Corp.


Bookstore Review
Jean-Paul Clech, Ph.D., EPSI, Inc.


Certification
Felix Gutierrez Bueno, Schweitzer Engineering Labs
Miguel Arroyo Colomer, Vi Technology
Board Liaison: Tim Jensen


Chapter Leadership
Greg Vance, Rockwell Automation


Hutchins Educational Grant
Andrew Daya, Garmin AT, Inc.
Board Liaison: Bill Cardoso, Ph.D.


Internet
Steve Greathouse, Plexus Corp.


Journal Review
Srinivas Chada, Ph.D., Stryker
Board Liaison: Richard Coyle, Ph.D.


Marcom
Sal Sparacino, ZESTRON Americas


Membership
Greg Vance, Rockwell Automation


Moisture Sensitive Devices (Council)
Mumtaz Bora, Peregrine Semiconductor
Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc.


Nominating
Julie Silk, Keysight Technologies
Bill Capen, Honeywell FM&T


SMTA International Conference
Raiyo Aspandiar, Ph.D., Intel Corporation


SMTA International Exhibits
Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation


Strategic Development
Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.


Stromberg Scholarship
Gary Tanel, Libra Industries and SMTA Dallas Chapter


Students and Young Professionals
Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.
Co-Chair: Bill Capen


Table Top Expo
Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation


Technical
Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs


Testability
Louis Ungar, A.T.E. (Advanced Test Engineering) Solutions, Inc.
Board Liaison: Tim Jensen


Training
Tim Jensen, Indium Corporation
Co-Chair: Rob Boguski, Datest


SMTA Headquarters
6600 City West Parkway, Suite 300
Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA

Phone +1 952.920.7682
Fax +1 952.926.1819