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SMTA HEADQUARTERS STAFF

Executive:

  Tanya Martin, CMP, Executive Director - tanya@smta.org

Educational Programs:

  Jaclyn Sarandrea, Conference and Meeting Manager - jaclyn@smta.org

  Karlie Severinson, Events & Administrative Manager - karlie@smta.org

Expos:

  Kristy Masloski, Director of Meeting & Events - kristy@smta.org

  Courtney Kalb, Expo Manager - courtney@smta.org

  McKenna Hill, Expo Manager - mckenna@smta.org

Membership:

  Saniya Pilgaonkar, Membership Services Manager - saniya@smta.org

  Tamara Shephard, Membership Engagement Manager - tamara@smta.org

Chapters:

  Karen Frericks, Director of Chapter Relations - karen@smta.org

  Eileen Hibbler, Chapter Support Specialist - eileen@smta.org

Communications and Publications:

  Ryan Flaherty, Director of Communications - ryan@smta.org

  Alec Young, Communications Coordinator - alec@smta.org






BOARD OF DIRECTORS - OFFICERS
Gregory Vance
Gregory Vance (2017-20)
President
Rockwell Automation
Sal Sparacino
Sal Sparacino (2016-22)
VP Communications
ZESTRON Corporation
Robert Boguski
Robert Boguski (2019-22)
VP Membership
Datest Corporation
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.
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
2016-2020     Jeff Kennedy, ZESTRON Americas
2012-2016     Bill Barthel
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
View committee descriptions (pdf)
Ambassadors
Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc.


Awards
Jeff Kennedy, ZESTRON Americas


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
Robert Boguski, Datest


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
Robert Boguski, Datest


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, Honeywell FM&T


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: Robert 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