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The Board of Directors shall have and exercise on behalf of the Society, all rights, powers and privileges granted to the Society as a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Colorado in the carrying out of the purposes set forth and Articles of Incorporation.

The AIME Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Corporation and shall manage the activities, property, and affairs of the Corporation; the Board of Trustees may exercise all such powers of he Corporation as shall not be prohibited by the Act, the Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws. The Board of Trustees shall manage the Corporation under provisions of a Fiscal Policy as established and modified by the Board from time to time.

Name Position Start End
Mr Kevin Zeik President 08/01/2015 07/31/2023
Dr Jennifer Miskimins President-Elect 08/01/2018 07/31/2024
Michele Lawrie-Munro Executive Director, ex officio 05/16/2003 07/31/2025
Jim Robinson Trustee 08/01/2018 07/31/2025
Ron Ashburn Trustee 08/01/2018 07/31/2025
Mark Rubin Trustee 08/01/2020 07/31/2025
David L. Kanagy Trustee 08/01/2020 07/31/2025
Elizabeth A. Holm President-Elect Designate 08/07/2021 07/01/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2012 02/28/2025

The Committee shall review the nominations for the IM&AD Frank A. Alsobrook Distinguished Service Award and select the recipient.

Name Position Start End
Riddhika Jain Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raghav M. Dube Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gary P. Tomaino Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Kathryn F. Kosloski Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 08/16/2018 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Jerry Gauntt Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Brad Atkinson, MSc, EMBA Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Scott A. Shuey, PHD, QP Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Anne L. Williamson Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Miss Sena Cicek Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Steven J. Stokowski, PG Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Amy J Richins Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Heather N. Lammers Board Intern 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Richard A. Wagner, PE Board Intern 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Ms Melanie Penoyar-Perez SME Staff 04/01/2020 02/28/2025
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 04/01/2020 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Rebecca B. Siwale Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Elisa Comis Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Line-Audrey Nkule Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Kevin Toe Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Laura A. Nelson SME Staff 03/01/2022 02/28/2050
Karin Harrington SME Staff 03/01/2022 02/28/2050

The Howard L. Hartman Award, established in 1989, recognizes distinguished contributions in practice, teaching or research in the field of underground ventilation engineering.

Name Position Start End
Heather N. Dougherty, PE, PHD Co-Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mr Craig Stewart, B.S.M.E Co-Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Karoly C. Kocsis, Ph.D. Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Mr J. Daniel Stinnette, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Gerrit V. Goodman, PhD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Kramer D. Luxbacher, PhD Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Rock Mechanics Award and select the recipient. The Rock Mechanics Award is awarded to recognize distinguished contributions toward the advancement of rock mechanics.

Name Position Start End
Gregory J. Hasenfus Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Brijes Mishra, PHD Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mark P. Board Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Anil K. Ray, PhD Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Wesley B. Johnson Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Jim Haughey Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Laura Claire O'Connor Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Anna P. Perry Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Aplan Award and select the recipient. The Frank F. Aplan Award (Aplan Award) recognizes engineering or scientific contributions that further the understanding of the technology of coal and/or mineral engineering. Eligible areas of recognition include agglomeration, classification, comminution, electrical and magnetic separation, flocculation and sedimentation, froth flotation, and other related processing operations.

Name Position Start End
Ihsan Tulu Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Scott C. Koermer Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Robert V. Washnock, QP Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Paul W. Conrad Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Marc LeVier Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Emily A. Sarver Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Award is administered by SME’s Coal & Energy Division.

Name Position Start End
Susan B. Bealko, MS, MPH Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Paul W. Conrad Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, PhD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Heather Trexler Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Erskine Ramsay Award Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations for the Erskine Ramsay Award and selecting the recipient. The Ramsay Award recognizes distinguished achievement in coal mining to include both bituminous coal and anthracite.

Name Position Start End
Brian N. Shaffer, P.G. Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
J. Eric Shereda, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Thomas Novak Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Pramod C. Thakur Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Sampurna Arya Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Baojie Zhang Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Howard N. Eavenson Award Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations for the Howard N. Eavenson Award and selecting the recipient. The Eavenson Award recognizes distinguished contributions to the advancement of coal mining.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Vladislav Kecojevic Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Michael A. Trevits, MBA, PG Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Ihsan Tulu Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Raymond Donelick Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Michael Karmis Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee selects the recipient(s) of the J.W. Woomer Award. This award brings recognition of engineering professionalism to young people working in the coal industry.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Paul W. Conrad Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, PhD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gregory S. Barclay Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Nikky M. LaBranche, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Susan B. Bealko, MS, MPH Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee selects the recipient of the annual Percy W. Nicholls Award. Established in 1942, funded by AIME and ASME in alternating years, the Percy W. Nicholls Award is given for notable scientific or industrial achievement in the field of solid fuels.

Name Position Start End
Richard A. Wagner, PE Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Brijes Mishra, PHD Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Robert P. Kudlawiec Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review all applications for the Coal & Energy Division Scholarship and the John Sidney Marshall Scholarship and select the recipient(s).

Name Position Start End
Samuel C. Baker Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Samuel Lolon, PE, PHD Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raymond Donelick Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Vasu Gangrade Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Miss Sena Cicek Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Baojie Zhang Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee selects the recipient(s) of the Stefanko Best Paper Award. The Coal & Energy Division Stefanko Best Paper Award is awarded to recognize authors presenting papers in the Coal & Energy Division technical sessions for their contributions to the body of knowledge.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Paul W. Conrad Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Steven J. Schafrik Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. Liming Yuan Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Edward F. Zeglen, Jr, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Rachel Boothby Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Brett A. Ashley, PE Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Kathleen A. Altman Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 07/13/2022 02/28/2023
Leigh W. Freeman Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mick L. McCaslin, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Scott D. Rosenthal, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Richard J. Sweigard Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Courtney A. Young Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Moe Momayez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Emily A. Sarver Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kimberly D. Mills, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Hamid Akbari Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Richard Ladouceur, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Robert Hall Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2010 02/28/2025

The award will be administered by the Accreditation and Curricular Issues Committee.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Kathleen A. Altman Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Richard Ladouceur, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mick L. McCaslin, PE Member 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Dr. Courtney A. Young Member 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Member 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Hamid Akbari Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Kathleen M. Tew Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Richard J. Sweigard Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Robert Hall Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Moe Momayez Member 02/28/2022 02/29/2024
Leigh W. Freeman Member 02/28/2022 02/28/2023
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kimberly D. Mills, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Emily A. Sarver Member 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2010 02/28/2025

The Environmental Division Benefactor Award is administered by the SME Environmental Division Executive Committee.

Name Position Start End
Lisa N. Gonzales Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jen Pepe Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Annelia Tinklenberg Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Andrea K. Martin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Omar A. Smith Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Environmental Division Distinguished Service Award recipient.

Name Position Start End
Lisa N. Gonzales Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Andrea K. Martin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jen Pepe Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Annelia Tinklenberg Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Amar Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2027
Omar A. Smith Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review all applications for the EVD Scholarship and select the recipient(s).

Name Position Start End
Liane T S George Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mrs Genevieve M. Sutton Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Kathryn Brantingham, RG Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
James F. Renner, PG Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Irene Montero Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
James Mullen Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the SME/AIME Environmental Stewardship Distinguished Service Award and select the recipient.

Name Position Start End
Jen Pepe Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Andrea K. Martin Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Annelia Tinklenberg Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Lisa N. Gonzales Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Omar A. Smith Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

This committee will develop nominations for Division committees and the Division’s awards including, but not limited to: ensuring a representative slate of nominees (from the committee and the public), promoting and recruiting nominations for each award, providing a slate of nominees for each award to the S&H Division executive committee for their adjudication, maintaining confidentiality regarding all aspects of the nomination and award selection process, working with SME staff to ensure physical awards are prepared for presentation at H&S Division award breakfast at the annual SME conference and exposition.

Name Position Start End
Dr Ali Lashgari Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Patrick A. Jacomet Vice Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Michael Routledge Co-Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. Karoly C. Kocsis, Ph.D. Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review all applications for the IM&AD Scholarship and select the recipient(s).

Name Position Start End
Kathryn F. Kosloski Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Raghav M. Dube Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nathan Manser, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Himesh Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Alexander Pfreundschuh Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 08/16/2018 02/28/2025

The Wallace Scholarship is awarded annually to a master’s degree candidate in geology or geological science who plans to pursue a career in the field of exploration geology.

Name Position Start End
Mr. Shaun P. Graber Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Bradley M. Dunn Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Lauren Olsen, M.Sc Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Riddhika Jain Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 02/14/2019 02/28/2025

The Hal Williams Hardinge Award Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations for the Hal Williams Hardinge Award and selecting the recipient. The Hardinge Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of industrial minerals.

Name Position Start End
Swadhin Saurabh Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Edgar Blanco Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Marc A. Herpfer Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr Ravi Ravishankar Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Nikhil Gupta Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Vishal Gupta Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Srinivas Veeramasuneni Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Thomas E. Newman, PG Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 08/16/2018 02/28/2025

The Young Scientist Award is administered by SME’s Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division (IM&AD) Executive Committee.

Name Position Start End
Nikhil Gupta Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raghav M. Dube Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathryn F. Kosloski Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. Vishal Gupta Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Tushar Gupta Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 08/16/2018 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Terry Shoup Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Rosemarie D. Wesson Vice Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Norma Jean Mattei Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Ron Ashburn Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mr John G Speer Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Prince Abangwu Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Prem Verma Poems Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr Michael S. Moats, PHD Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Robert H. Chalker Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Courtney A. Young Representative 04/01/2021 04/28/2024
David Soukup Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Douglas Award and select the recipient. The James Douglas Gold Medal (Douglas Award) recognizes distinguished achievement in nonferrous metallurgy, including both the beneficiation of ores and the alloying and utilization of nonferrous metals.

Name Position Start End
Christina Meskers Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Garland Davis Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Tao Wang Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Ms Elsa Olivetti Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
David G. Meadows Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Ronel Kappes Representative 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Outstanding Young Engineer Award and select the recipient. The Outstanding Young Engineer Award recognizes significant contributions of a young individual within the Mineral Processing-Extractive discipline

Name Position Start End
Garland Davis Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2029
Kimberly D. Mills, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2028
Dr Tarun Bhambhani Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2026
Dr. Jaeheon Lee Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. Ronel Kappes Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
David G. Meadows Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Christopher A. Noble Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2027
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Gaudin Award and select the recipient. The Gaudin Award is given for scientific or engineering contributions that further the understanding of the technology of mineral processing. Eligible areas for contributions are agglomeration, classification, comminution, electrical and magnetic separation, flocculation and sedimentation, froth flotation, hydrometallurgy, particulate behavior, and other related mineral processing operations.

Name Position Start End
Marc LeVier Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr York Smith, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr Mohammad Rezaee Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. James E. Gebhardt Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mr James R. Wickens Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Robert C. Dunne Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Michael J. Mankosa Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Taggart Award is made for the paper or series of closely related papers with at least one common author, which, in the opinion of the Committee, represents a notable contribution to the science of mineral processing. The Committee shall review the eligible papers and select the recipient.

Name Position Start End
Dr Mohammad Rezaee Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Guikuan Yue Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
D. R. Nagaraj, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Vishal Gupta Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Andrew P. Cole Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Qingqing Huang Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Sevket Acar Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021

The Committee shall review the nominations for the Milton E. Wadsworth Award and select the recipient. The Committee is also responsible for soliciting and/or submitting nominations as appropriate/necessary. The Wadsworth Award recognizes distinguished contributions that advance our understanding of the science and technology of nonferrous chemical metallurgy.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Christel M. Bemelmans Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Scott A. Shuey, PHD, QP Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Richard A. Williams Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Janet Baron Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Michael S. Moats, PHD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Robert H. Richards Award Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations for the Robert H. Richards Award and selecting the recipient. The Richards Award recognizes achievement in any form which unmistakably furthers the art of mineral beneficiation in any of its branches.

Name Position Start End
Robert C. Dunne Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Daniel R. Palo Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Adam R. House, QP Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Dr Joseph Grogan Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Tim G. Robinson Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Thomas C. Rauch Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Mr James R. Wickens Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
David E. Perkins Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review all applications for the Klimpel and MPD Scholarships and Rong Yu Wan Ph.D. Dissertation Award and select the recipient(s).

Name Position Start End
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Lei Pan Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Zachery A. Zanetell Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Jordan M. Rutledge Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mr James R. Wickens Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Mohammad Rezaee Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Amy E. Jacobsen Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Qingqing Huang Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The award was established by AIME in l965 to recognize distinguished contributions to the advancement of mineral economics.

Name Position Start End
Raghav M. Dube Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gregory F. Sutton Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Bradley M. Dunn Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Susan B. Bealko, MS, MPH Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, PhD Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gaurav Soni Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2025

The Dickerson Award is administered by the Mining & Exploration Division (M&E Division) of the Society, under the direction of the SME Board of Directors.

Name Position Start End
Ms. Jenessa L. Haarala Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matt Blattman Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Bradley M. Dunn Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
George A. Sturgis, Jr. Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Thomas L. Dyer Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Jackling Award is administered by the Mining & Exploration Division (M&E Division) of the Society, under the direction of the SME Board of Directors.

Name Position Start End
Gregory F. Sutton Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matt Blattman Member 03/01/2022
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2027
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Donald C. Dwyer Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2025
Ms. Jenessa L. Haarala Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2026
Bradley M. Dunn Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Award is administered by the Mining & Exploration Division (M&E Division) of the Society, under the direction of the SME Board of Directors

Name Position Start End
Gregory F. Sutton Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matt Blattman Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Bradley M. Dunn Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Donald C. Dwyer Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Ms. Jenessa L. Haarala Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Gregory F. Sutton Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Bradley M. Dunn Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Clayton V. Deutsch Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Stella M. Searston Member 12/16/2020 02/28/2023
Donald E. Hulse, PE, QP Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Award is administered by the Mining & Exploration Division (M&E Division) of the Society, under the direction of the SME Board of Directors.

Name Position Start End
Matt Blattman Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Gregory F. Sutton Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2027
Ms. Jenessa L. Haarala Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Donald C. Dwyer Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Award is administered by the Mining & Exploration Division (M&E Division) of the Society, under the direction of the SME Board of Directors.

Name Position Start End
Bradley M. Dunn Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Rosa M. Rojas Espinoza, BS/MS Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Richard M. Diaz Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Isabel F. Barton Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kelly Ward Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jeff R. Mattern Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Award Committee is to consist of the members of the M&E Division Program Planning Committee.

Name Position Start End
Daniel B. Rosenbach Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Donald C. Dwyer Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jeff R. Mattern Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mingliang Tang Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mrs Kathryn E. Marten Robertson Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Committee shall review the applications submitted and select the recipients of the M&E Division Scholarship and the AIME Henry De Witt Smith Graduate Scholarship.

Name Position Start End
Matt Blattman Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gregory F. Sutton Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Lia Walker Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The William Lawrence Saunders Award Committee is responsible for reviewing the nominations for the William Lawrence Saunders Award and selecting the recipient. The Saunders Award recognizes distinguished achievement in mining other than coal (including the production of nonmetallic minerals).

Name Position Start End
Mr. Shaun P. Graber Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ruby Barickman Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Bradley M. Dunn Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Matt Blattman Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Jess L. Kindler Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Russell J. Sheets, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Kramer D. Luxbacher, PhD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Ms. Jessica M. Wempen Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Jürgen F. Brune Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Rick Honaker, PhD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, PhD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Barbara J. Arnold Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Lorie Laessig SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Ronel Kappes Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Erik C. Westman Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. James E. Gebhardt Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Virginia T. McLemore Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021

The award will be administered by a committee of the most recent five SME past presidents.

Name Position Start End
William W. Edgerton Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
John G. Mansanti Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Dr. Barbara J. Arnold Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Hugh B. Miller Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Carol Kiser SME Staff 01/28/2020 02/28/2050

The SME Fellow Award is presented to a select few who have distinguished themselves by notable contributions to the technology or professional activities encompassed by SME and in some cases for significant contributions to a Section, the Society, or the Institute.

Name Position Start End
Bradley M. Dunn Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Marc LeVier President-Elect 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy SME Deputy Executive Dir ex officio n/v 03/01/2021 02/28/2050
Dr. Tathagata Ghosh, PhD Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David G. Meadows Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Paloma Lazaro Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jen Pepe Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Riddhika Jain Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Erika Moonin Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025

The Innovation Award is administered by the Robert E. Murray Innovation Award Committee under the direction of the SME staff.

Name Position Start End
Michael T. Myers, PE Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jen Pepe Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Nathan Manser, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr Michael S. Moats, PHD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Jacob L. Carr, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Samuel J. Shoemaker, Jr. Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr Ali Lashgari Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Nathan Manser, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Jen Pepe Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Miss Sena Cicek Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Fangyu Liu Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The award will be administered by a committee made up of the Past Chair of each SME mining-related division.

Name Position Start End
Dr Ali Lashgari Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathryn F. Kosloski Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Garland Davis Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matt Blattman Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Andrea K. Martin Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

The Robert M. Dreyer Award in Applied Economic Geology, established in 1999 as an annual Award, recognizes outstanding achievements in applied economic geology. The outstanding achievements so recognized must have been accomplished through commercial exploration or development of metalliferous and/or nonmetalliferous mineral deposits.

Name Position Start End
Dennis P. Bryan Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Jessica E. Kogel Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Jeffrey A. Pontius Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2027
David L. Crouse Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. William H. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Robert W. Schafer Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025

The SME Board of Directors shall have and exercise on behalf of the Society, all rights, powers and privileges granted to the Society as a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Colorado in the carrying out of the purposes set forth in the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Name Position Start End
Ronald L. Parratt President 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Marc LeVier President-Elect 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
William W. Edgerton Past President 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Secretary-Treasurer 03/01/2004 01/31/2025
Dr. John L. Uhrie, PE PhD Director 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Anne L. Williamson Director 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Richard J. Lambert Director 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Barbara Nielsen Director 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Jerry Gauntt Director 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Catherine A. Joyner Director 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Richard A. Wagner, PE Board Intern 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Heather N. Lammers Board Intern 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Genny Homyack SME Staff 10/20/2014 02/28/2025

The Past Presidents meet on an annual basis to review and offer advice on SME activities.

Name Position Start End
William W. Edgerton Past President 03/01/2021 02/28/2075
Timothy D. Arnold Past President 03/01/2016 02/28/2075
John G. Mansanti Past President 03/01/2017 02/28/2075
Dr. Barbara J. Arnold Past President 03/01/2018 02/28/2075
Dr. Hugh B. Miller Past President 03/01/2019 02/28/2075
Robert W. Schafer Past President 03/01/2020 02/28/2075
John O. Marsden, PE Past President 03/01/2014 02/28/2075
James R. Arnold Past President 03/01/2007 02/28/2075
Dr. Ihor A. Kunasz Past President 03/01/1998 02/28/2075
George W. Luxbacher, PE, PHD Past President 03/01/2008 02/28/2075
Dr. Thomas J. O Neil Past President 03/01/2003 02/28/2075
Dr. Michael Karmis Past President 03/01/2002 02/28/2075
Dr. William H. Wilkinson Past President 03/01/2009 02/28/2075
John N. Murphy Past President 03/01/2011 02/28/2075
Robert C. Freas Past President 03/01/1994 02/28/2075
Ta M. Li Past President 03/01/2001 02/28/2075
James W. Boyd Past President 03/01/1999 02/28/2075
Ted H. Eyde Past President 03/01/1991 02/28/2075
Mark A. Anderson Past President 03/01/1992 02/28/2075
Dr. Raja V. Ramani Past President 03/01/1995 02/28/2075
Dr Donald E. Ranta Past President 03/01/2000 02/28/2075
Arthur A. Schweizer Past President 03/01/2004 02/28/2075
Ms. Barbara A. Filas Past President 03/01/2005 02/28/2075
Dr. Brij M. Moudgil Past President 03/01/2006 02/28/2075
Dr. Nikhil C. Trivedi Past President 03/01/2010 02/28/2075
Drew A. Meyer Past President 03/01/2012 02/28/2075
Dr. Jessica E. Kogel Past President 03/01/2013 02/28/2075
J. Steven Gardner, PE Past President 03/01/2015 02/28/2075
David L. Kanagy Secretary 10/11/2004 02/28/2025
Genny Homyack SME Staff 10/20/2014 02/25/2025

The Accreditation and Curricular Issues Committee shall determine curricular standards and deal with issues associated with accreditation including the development of program criteria recommended to the Council of Education and, in turn, the SME Board of Directors and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Inc.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Joel S. Kuszmaul Commissioner 03/01/2012 02/28/2023
Dr. Rick Honaker, PhD Commissioner 03/01/2014 02/28/2023
Dr. David R. Hammond, PhD Commissioner 03/01/2012 02/28/2023
Dr. Susan B. Patton Alternate Commissioner 03/01/2008 02/28/2023
Kurt Katzenstein Alternate Commissioner 03/03/2019 02/28/2023
Dr. John S. Gierke Alternate Commissioner 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
David G. McMahill Past Commissioner 03/01/2008 02/28/2023
Dr. Jeffrey R. Keaton Past Commissioner 03/01/2008 02/28/2023
Dr. Richard J. Sweigard Delegate 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Alternate Delegate 03/01/2006 02/28/2023
Gary L. Skaggs Past Delegate 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2010 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Gregory A. Beckstrom Chair 02/28/2019 02/28/2023
Dr. Moe Momayez Vice Chair 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Leigh W. Freeman Past Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Christopher A. Noble Member 02/28/2019 02/28/2023
Dr. Rick Honaker, PhD Member 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Bradley J. Ross Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Andrea K. Martin Member 02/28/2022 02/28/2025
Michael G. Nelson Member 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Dr. Ronel Kappes Member 02/28/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Jackie Dorr, IV SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025

The Council of Education & Accreditation shall review and refer information and projects to the education subcommittees (Accreditation and Curricular Issues, and Student Member Affairs), receive and act when appropriate upon recommendations of the education subcommittees and Education Forum, and determine educational policy to be recommended to the SME Board of Directors.

The Council of Education & Accreditation also serves as the Ivan B. Rahn Education Award Committee. The Council of Education shall find a nominee whose contribution merits the award. Recipients of the award shall be selected through a nominating and voting process by the Council of Education with notification to the SME Executive Committee.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Kathleen A. Altman Chair 03/01/2020 02/29/2024
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Richard Ladouceur, PHD Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Robert Hall Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Kathleen M. Tew Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Hamid Akbari Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Kimberly D. Mills, PHD Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Emily A. Sarver Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Scott D. Rosenthal, PE Past Chair 02/28/2019 02/28/2024
Dr. Courtney A. Young Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mick L. McCaslin, PE Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Richard J. Sweigard Delegate 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Alternate Delegate 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2007 02/28/2030

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Robert Hall Chair 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Emily A. Sarver Vice Chair 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Dr. Jamal Rostami Member 02/28/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. Moe Momayez Member 02/28/2019 02/28/2025
Michael G. Nelson Member 09/07/2013 02/29/2024
Danny L. Taylor Member 09/07/2013 02/29/2024
Dr. Corby G. Anderson Member 02/28/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 02/28/2019 02/28/2025
Jodi Banta Member 02/28/2022 02/28/2025
Scott A. Shuey, PHD, QP Member 05/28/2019 02/28/2025
Dr Andrea J. Brickey, PHD Member 02/28/2021 02/29/2024
Ms Jackie Dorr, IV SME Staff 09/07/2013 02/28/2029

The goal of the SME Research Committee is to identify the national needs of research in the mining/mineral community and coordinate technology efforts with appropriate entities.

Name Position Start End
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Hamid Akbari Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mick L. McCaslin, PE Past Chair 03/01/2022 03/29/2024
Drew Mason, PE Representative 06/06/2022 02/29/2024
Daniel Torres Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Mr. Ian W. McClain Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mr. Aaron S. Young Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr Kwame Awuah-Offei Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Qingqing Huang Representative 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Heather N. Lammers Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Edgar Blanco Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Gerald Poplin Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Andrew N. Cavendor Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Miss Sena Cicek Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Representative 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Yoginder P. Chugh Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mr. William Pratt Rogers Representative 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Dr. Vladislav Kecojevic Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
David Draper Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2010 02/28/2025

The Student Member Affairs Committee shall provide career guidance, suggest and coordinate student activities, and exercise general supervision over SME Student Chapters. As part of its charge, the Committee shall develop, review and provide for the dissemination of career information. Members of the committee shall serve as judges for the annual SME Outstanding Student Chapter Contest and the SME Outstanding Student Paper Contest, undergraduate and graduate divisions.

Name Position Start End
Richard Ladouceur, PHD Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Kathleen M. Tew Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Kimberly D. Mills, PHD Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mr Tushar Gupta Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Julie C. Lucas Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Zachery A. Zanetell Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Lauren Olsen, M.Sc Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr Kwame Awuah-Offei Representative 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Richard A. Wagner, PE Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Amy J Richins Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Jacob E D McDonald, PHD Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Stephen Hall Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Emily Rose Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Nina Astillero Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Matthew R. Gray Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mona Vandervoort SME Staff 03/01/2010 02/28/2025

The MEC Committee provides the MEC with leadership and guidance and assists with fundraising and public outreach as appropriate on behalf of the MEC.

Name Position Start End
Wendi Cooksey Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kurt P. Doran Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dan O'Connor Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2012 02/28/2025
Charles L Zimmerman Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 03/01/2012 02/29/2024
Karen D. Rose Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Kathryn F. Kosloski Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Patrick A. Jacomet Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025

The MEC Awards Nomination Sub-Committee shall be Chaired by the MEC’s Vice Chair for the purpose of reviewing Award nominations received, consulting with SME staff in the selection process, and documenting the justification of individuals selected to receive MEC awards, subject to SMEF BOT approval.

Name Position Start End
Wendi Cooksey Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kurt P. Doran Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dan O'Connor Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021

The MEC Membership Nomination Sub-Committee shall be Chaired by the MEC Committee Chair to identifying potential candidates and accepting nominations for inclusion into the pool of SME members qualified to serve on the MEC Committee, subject to SMEF BOT approval.

Name Position Start End
Wendi Cooksey Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kurt P. Doran Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dan O'Connor Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2015 02/28/2025
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021

The Move Mining Subcommittee provides support, input and guidance of the MEC’s Move Mining and Move Mining Next Gen program efforts.

Name Position Start End
Kathryn F. Kosloski Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Karen D. Rose Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Patrick A. Jacomet Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Dan O'Connor Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Wendi Cooksey Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Kurt P. Doran Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Charles L Zimmerman Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2025

The MEC Membership Nomination Sub-Committee shall be Chaired by the MEC Committee Chair to identify potential candidates and accept nominations for inclusion into the pool of SME members qualified to serve on the MEC Committee, subject to SMEF BOT approval.

Name Position Start End
Wendi Cooksey Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kurt P. Doran Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dan O'Connor Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021

The MEC Scouting Subcommittee provides support, input and guidance of the MEC’s Scouting Outreach program efforts.

Name Position Start End
Charles L Zimmerman Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Karen D. Rose Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Mrs. Pamela A. K. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Joseph C. Hirschi Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dan Alexander, PE, PHD, QP Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr Stanley T. Krukowski, PHD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dan O'Connor Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Mr. Aaron S. Young Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/01/2021

The Miners Give Back Award Committee (MGB) consists of members appointed based on volunteers from the SMEF Board of Trustees. This committee is responsible for administering the MGB Award to an SME Local Section for their outstanding efforts and accomplishments in community service and humanitarian outreach.

Name Position Start End
Thomas C. Rauch Co-Chair 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
John N. Murphy Co-Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Matthew D. Furniss Member 04/05/2018 02/29/2024
Michael A. Trevits, MBA, PG Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2024
Mrs. Pamela A. K. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Joseph M. Driscoll Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Margaret Durenberger, PG Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing the applications and assist in selecting the recipients for the MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship.

Name Position Start End
Mick Gavrilovic Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
John N. Murphy Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Amy E. Jacobsen Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carol Kiser SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The SMEF Trustees represent the leadership of the corporate and academic segment of the industry. They provide advice and guidance regarding the Foundation’s management, strategic planning and operations, with a focus centered on fundraising for programs and initiatives of SME. Acting as ambassadors for SMEF, Trustees are knowledgeable of all program areas and current projects needing funding and personally contribute the SMEF on an annual basis. SMEF Board of Trustees are elected to a three-year term.

Name Position Start End
Steven C. Holmes, BSc, MBA President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Andrew P. Cole Vice President of Finance 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Thomas C. Rauch President-Elect 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mary B. Korpi Past President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
William W. Edgerton Past President 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Secretary 03/01/2016 02/28/2023
Mr. Shaun P. Graber Stantec/McIntosh Eng. Scholarship Rep. 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Michael T. Myers, PE Individual Fundraising Officer 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Matthew D. Lengerich Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
George A. Sturgis, Jr. Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Michael W. Patton Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 03/01/2018 02/29/2024
Joseph M. Driscoll Member 03/01/2018 02/29/2024
Gregory A. Beckstrom Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Matthew D. Furniss Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Gregory E. Hinshaw Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Kurt D. Kost Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Drew A. Meyer Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Joshua F. Olmsted Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
John N. Murphy Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Jill R. Nelson Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
J. Eric Shereda, PE Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Robert V. Washnock, QP Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Dr. Jaisen N. Kohmuench, PhD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Sudhanshu Singh Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. William H. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
J. Steven Gardner, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The Corporate Giving Committee (CGC) works with Foundation staff to identify corporate prospects and solicit contributions to programs for which the Foundation seeks support. The Committee identifies potential prospects, collaborates with staff regarding marketing strategies, and sets annual fundraising goals and benchmarks. This Committee consists of two co-chairs nominated by the Nominating Committee, based on merit and knowledge of industry leaders, and appointed by the Board of Trustees for a term of two years.

Name Position Start End
Steven C. Holmes, BSc, MBA President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mr. Shaun P. Graber Co-Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Joshua F. Olmsted Co-Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Andrew P. Cole Vice President of Finance 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Mary B. Korpi Past President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Secretary 03/01/2016 02/28/2023
Joseph M. Driscoll Member 03/01/2018 02/29/2024
Robert V. Washnock, QP Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2025
Matthew D. Lengerich Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Michael W. Patton Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
George A. Sturgis, Jr. Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Jill R. Nelson Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Gregory A. Beckstrom Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Gregory E. Hinshaw Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Drew A. Meyer Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
J. Steven Gardner, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
William W. Edgerton Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Jaisen N. Kohmuench, PhD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Sudhanshu Singh Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The SMEF Executive Committee is authorized to exercise all business and powers of the Board of Trustees, subject to specific directions or limitations imposed by the Board of Trustees. Executive Committee members serve on the Executive Committee for two year terms in each position. The Executive Committee meets on a frequent basis, as determined by the President, to facilitate the daily operations of the Foundation.

Name Position Start End
Steven C. Holmes, BSc, MBA President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Andrew P. Cole Vice President of Finance 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Thomas C. Rauch President-Elect 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mary B. Korpi Past President 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
William W. Edgerton Past President 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Secretary 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Michael T. Myers, PE Individual Fundraising Officer 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The Individual Fundraising Committee (IFC) is responsible for direct solicitations of individual support for the Foundation. The IFC works with the SMEF Executive Committee to establish endowment strategies and suggests target audiences for specific fundraising efforts.

Name Position Start End
Thomas C. Rauch Co-Chair 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Michael T. Myers, PE Co-Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
David L. Kanagy Secretary 03/01/2016 02/28/2023
Kurt D. Kost Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
John N. Murphy Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Dr. William H. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Matthew D. Furniss Member 01/21/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 03/01/2019 02/29/2024
J. Eric Shereda, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Peter M. Haarala, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The SMEF Nominating Committee consists of five SMEF Trustees who are responsible for nominating a slate of proposed Trustees to fill any expired terms or other vacancies on the Board of Trustees.

Name Position Start End
Steven C. Holmes, BSc, MBA Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Dr. William H. Wilkinson Member 03/01/2013 02/28/2023
Mary B. Korpi Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Thomas C. Rauch Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Drew A. Meyer Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The SMEF Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing the applications and selecting the recipients for the MMSA/SMEF Presidential Scholarship, J. H. Fletcher & Co Scholarship, Stantec/McIntosh Engineering Scholarship, the Ernest K. Lehmann Memorial Scholarship and the George V. Weisdack Memorial Scholarship.

Name Position Start End
Mary B. Korpi Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Kurt D. Kost Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
John N. Murphy Member 03/01/2015 02/28/2023
Dr. C. Dale Elifrits Member 03/01/2016 02/28/2024
Jill R. Nelson Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The Syd S. and Felicia F. Peng Ground Control in Mining Award Committee administers the Peng Award under the direction of the SME Board of Directors. This committee is composed of five members who are chosen based on their demonstrated ability and track record for dealing with ground control issues in mining.

Name Position Start End
Gregory J. Hasenfus Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Ted M. Klemetti, II Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mr Yang Li, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Stephen C. Tadolini Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Rob Thomas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ihsan Tulu Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Robert Hall Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Lorie Laessig SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

The Syd S. and Felicia F. Peng Ground Control in Mining Scholarship Committee is responsible for reviewing the applications and selecting the recipients for the Syd S. and Felicia F. Peng Ground Control in Mining Scholarship based on applicants’ combination of financial need and academic promise.

Name Position Start End
Gregory J. Hasenfus Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Ted M. Klemetti, II Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Stephen C. Tadolini Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Mr Yang Li, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Robert Hall Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Rob Thomas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ihsan Tulu Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Lorie Laessig SME Staff 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Ms Megan Martin SME Staff 11/08/2021

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Donald C. Dwyer Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David G. Meadows Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Steven J. Schafrik Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Pedram Roghanchi Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Gaurav Soni Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Patrick A. Jacomet Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Omar A. Smith Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2012 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Kimberly Walster, CMSP Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Tushar Gupta Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Himesh Patel Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Jaeheon Lee Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ms. Jenessa L. Haarala Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Edward F. Zeglen, Jr, PE Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Representative 05/03/2022 02/28/2023
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2012 02/28/2025

The SME Audit Committee is a committee of the SME Board of Directors. Its primary function is to assist the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities by  reviewing (1) the quality and integrity of the organization’s financial statements, (2) the SME’s systems of internal accounting and financial controls, (3) compliance with laws and regulations and the company’s ethics programs as applicable, and (4) the external audit processes, including the external auditor’s qualifications and independence.

Name Position Start End
William R. Wilson Chair 09/18/2010 02/28/2023
Marc LeVier President-Elect 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Barbara Nielsen Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
James P. Metsa Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Justin D. Anderson Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Resa Furey Member 09/30/2016 02/28/2023
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Jaye T. Pickarts Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Michelle Kroeger SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

"The Bulk Material Handling Committee was created to enrich the Bulk Material Handling (BMH) group through networking, advancing knowledge, educational programs, research and development, career development, influencing and nurturing young professionals for the benefit of the our society. The Committee is designed to develop, facilitate and nurture meaningful and practical discussions on all facets of bulk material handling with the objective of promoting strong, sustainable relationships with all the stakeholders globally."

Name Position Start End
Rick Fulmer Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ron C. Schuring Member 03/01/2013 02/28/2023
Todd Burchett Member 03/01/2013 02/28/2023
Nicholas R. Madison Member 03/01/2009 02/28/2023
Todd I. Hollingsworth Member 03/01/2007 02/28/2023
Edwin J. Brady Member 03/01/2012 02/28/2023
David W. Keech, P.E. Member 03/01/2012 02/28/2023
Paul J. Ormsbee Member 03/01/2012 02/28/2023
Michael T. Myers, PE Member 03/01/2003 02/28/2023
Christopher R. Cooper Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Vikas Tandon, PG, PHD Program Area Manager 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
George Ventura Program Area Manager 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David Draper Program Area Manager 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathleen M. Tew Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Emily J. Haas Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Secretary 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mark N. Savit Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Atta Ur Rehman Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Rebecca Smith SME Staff 03/01/2022 02/28/2023

The Finance Committee shall be responsible for the general supervision of the operational affairs of the Society and shall specifically be responsible for the execution of those duties and responsibilities as delegated by the Board.

Name Position Start End
Barbara Nielsen Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
James Spenceley Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mr. Ryan M. Murray Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Peter Dolph Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Bill A. Hancock Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Scott A. Shuey, PHD, QP Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Samuel J. Shoemaker, Jr. Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Daniel T. Eyde, RPG Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Michelle Kroeger SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

The government relations and public affairs committee helps leverage the expertise of its membership to create a system for providing timely, accurate, factbased, non-partisan technical information in response to urgent inquiries from SME stakeholders on topics concerning mining, minerals and extractive industries; and has developed a structured program to create Technical Briefing papers for informing and educating SME audiences.

Name Position Start End
Leslie M. Watson Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mark G. Ellis Representative 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Thomas A. Gray Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Peter M. Haarala, PE Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Marc LeVier Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Pedram Roghanchi Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dermot M. Winters, PE PG Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Denise Levitan, PG, PHD Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Marc A. Herpfer Representative 03/01/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. Virginia T. McLemore Representative 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Andrea K. Martin Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Heather N. Lammers Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Adele L. Abrams, CMSP Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Barbara Nielsen Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 12/19/2017 02/28/2050
David L. Kanagy SME Staff - ex officio 05/08/2017 02/28/2030

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Jack D. Trackemas, MS Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Christopher Mark Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
William J. Gray Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Alan A. Campoli, PhD Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Gregory J. Hasenfus Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Keith A. Heasley, PhD PE Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Joseph C. Zelanko Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Michael K. McCarter, PhD Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Thomas L. Vandergrift Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Mr Anthony T. Iannacchione, PE, PG, PHD Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dick Gray Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Vincent A. Scovazzo Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Yunqing Zhang, PE Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
John Bowler Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Roland C. Walker Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Syd S. Peng Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Rajagopala R. Kallu, PhD Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Michael A. Trevits, MBA, PG Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
David L. Bartsch, PE Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Stephen C. Tadolini Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Zacharias G. Agioutantis Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. David A. Newman Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Daniel A. Payne Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Wen Su Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2050

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Anita Bertisen Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Rebecca B. Siwale Past Chair 03/01/2022 02/29/2024
Victoria Gosteva Representative 02/01/2021 02/29/2024
Line-Audrey Nkule Representative 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
William W. Edgerton Representative 03/01/2021 03/31/2023
Amar Patel Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Elham Rahimi Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Teryn Faiman Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Brad Atkinson, MSc, EMBA Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Janet Baron Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Elisa Comis Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Edward F. Zeglen, Jr, PE Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Karin Harrington SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Laura A. Nelson SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2025

The Information Publishing Committee’s responsibilities shall be to study and make recommendations to the SME Board of Directors regarding individual publishing proposals submitted to the Society; the Committee shall “watch dog” accepted publishing proposals to ensure that the final product adheres to the quality standards anticipated at the time of approval; the Committee shall make recommendations as it deems them advisable to the Board of Directors regarding policy for the Society’s information publishing programs; and, the Committee shall endeavor to make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding long-range planning for and development of publishing programs.

Name Position Start End
Douglas C. Peters Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2004 02/28/2025
Daniel Torres Representative 06/14/2021 02/28/2025
Rajesh Raitani Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Thomas C. Rauch Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr Ali Lashgari Representative 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Gregory J. Hasenfus Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Ravi Ravishankar Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Thomas W. Camm, PE Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Pengbo Chu Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
J. Eric Shereda, PE Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ihsan Tulu Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Behzad Vaziri Hassas Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
R David Williams Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Sebnem Duzgun Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
PJ Nolan Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Eric A. Lutz, CMSP Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mark N. Savit Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Richard Schwering Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Guang Xu, PhD Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Riddhika Jain Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Jane Olivier SME Staff 03/01/2000 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Mr. William C. York-Feirn, CMSP Chair 05/01/2021 02/28/2024
Michael J. Brnich Jr, B.S.M.E, CMSP Vice Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Matt Pedersen-Howard Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2024
Robert Pedigo Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Jürgen F. Brune Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2024
Scott Stilgenbauer Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Hans Gerardo Sandoval Ebensperger Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Patrick James, CMSP Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mr Brian McNamara, CMSP Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr Kirk Haley McDaniel, PHD, PE, CMSP, QP Member 05/01/2022 02/28/2025
Donavan Hebig, CMSP, CRSP, CSP Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mr. Ernest Miranda, CMSP Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Kimberly Walster, CMSP Member 10/05/2021 02/28/2023
Ms Melanie Penoyar-Perez SME Staff 01/10/2017 03/01/2025
Dr. Andrew P. Schissler, PE SME Staff 01/01/2018 02/28/2025

The International Committee will take on the task of international programming for at least four sessions at each SME Annual Meeting on the basis of geographic areas around the world. These can be separate geographical areas or any combination that the Committee deems appropriate.

Name Position Start End
Laura A. Nelson SME Staff 08/21/2019 02/28/2025

The Journal Oversight Committee provides input and feedback on the strategic direction of the Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (MME) journal, the quality of the journal and inclusivity of authors and topics, and ensures the journal represents the breadth of SME. Committee members act as ambassadors for the journal and help solicit authors and nominate reviewers, and can nominate future members of the Editorial Board.

Name Position Start End
Dr Thomas W. Camm, PE Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Ronel Kappes Executive Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Erik C. Westman Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. James E. Gebhardt Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Virginia T. McLemore Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Mary M. Poulton Past Executive Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Karoly C. Kocsis, Ph.D. Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Denise Levitan, PG, PHD Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Corby G. Anderson Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Tony J. O'Donnell Representative 05/13/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Hamid Akbari Representative 07/29/2019 02/28/2025
To Be Appointed Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Jürgen F. Brune Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Chee Theng SME Staff 03/01/2018 02/28/2025

The Mining Engineering Committee shall (1) review papers or find reviewers for the papers at the request of the Mining Engineering staff and, (2) support the Mining Engineering staff. The committee will provide the staff with advice and input regarding overall magazine issues, including but not limited to, potential writers and topics for technical and feature articles, industry trends, potential advertisers, and issues referred to the committee by staff.

Name Position Start End
Tom Meuzelaar Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr Javad Sattarvand Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Abhishek Choudhury Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr Tarun Bhambhani Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Steven J. Schafrik Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Julie Neilson Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Larry Williams Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Adam Gregor Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Sumedh Gostu Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Line-Audrey Nkule Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
William M. Gleason SME Staff 10/01/2019 10/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Ata Akcil Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Kwame Awuah-Offei Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Bharath K Belle, PHD Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
George Barakos Associate Editor 06/14/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. Isabel F. Barton Associate Editor 10/17/2018 02/28/2025
Dr Joseph Grogan Associate Editor 10/17/2018 02/28/2025
Dr. Rennie B. Kaunda Associate Editor 10/17/2018 02/28/2025
Dr Teresa D H McGrath, PHD Associate Editor 10/17/2018 02/28/2025
Christopher A. Noble Associate Editor 10/17/2018 02/28/2025
Yongjun Peng Associate Editor 12/12/2018 02/28/2023
Dr David Whittle, PHD Associate Editor 04/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr Juan Yarmuch, B.S.M.E, M.Sc, PHD Associate Editor 04/01/2020 02/28/2023
Vasu Gangrade Associate Editor 05/14/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Mary M. Poulton Associate Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Andrea J. Brickey, PHD Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Elisabeth Clausen Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Rajive Ganguli Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Vishal Gupta Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Philipp Hartlieb Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Mehmet S. Kizil, PhD Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Jessica E. Kogel Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Stanley T. Krukowski, PHD Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Hamid-Reza Manouchehri Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
John O. Marsden, PE Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Helmut Mischo, Prof Dr Ing Pr Eng Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Rudrajit Mitra, PHD Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Pierre F. Mousset-Jones Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Biswajit Samanta Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Purushotham Tukkaraja Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr Tarun Bhambhani Associate Editor 03/07/2019 02/28/2025
Dr. Timothy C. Eisele Associate Editor 10/22/2019 02/28/2023
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Associate Editor 10/14/2019 02/28/2023
Dr. Frank F. Roberto Associate Editor 03/07/2019 02/28/2025
Mr. William Pratt Rogers Associate Editor 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Associate Editor 03/07/2019 02/28/2025
Dr York Smith, PHD Associate Editor 10/30/2019 02/28/2023
Samir K Pal Associate Editor 05/12/2022 02/28/2025
Xu Ma Associate Editor 04/14/2022 02/28/2025
Sampurna Arya Associate Editor 09/01/2021 02/28/2025
Wencai Zhang Associate Editor 09/01/2021 02/28/2025
D. R. Nagaraj, PHD Associate Editor 07/13/2020 02/28/2024
Dr. Zacharias G. Agioutantis Associate Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Sekhar Bhattacharyya, PhD PE MBA Associate Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Sumedh Gostu Associate Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Mustafa Kumral Associate Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Chenming Zhou Associate Editor 06/14/2022 02/28/2025
Samira Sokhanvaran Associate Editor 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Ronel Kappes Executive Editor 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Erik C. Westman Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. James E. Gebhardt Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr. Virginia T. McLemore Editor-in-Chief 03/01/2018 02/28/2024
Chee Theng SME Staff 03/01/2018 02/28/2025

The Nominating Committee shall make nominations for officers, directors, members, and other positions which are scheduled to be or otherwise become vacant at the end of the next annual meeting of the Society's membership.

Name Position Start End
Ronald L. Parratt President 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Marc LeVier President-Elect 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2016 02/28/2025
Catherine A. Joyner Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jerry Gauntt Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Scott A. Shuey, PHD, QP Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Leslie M. Watson Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Tim Alch Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Jill R. Nelson Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Genny Homyack SME Staff 10/20/2014 02/28/2025

This is the person from the OTC Program Committee who represents that committee on the OTC Board of Directors. This person serves a one-year term, renewable annually, and is appointed by the Co-Chairs of the OTC Program Committee.

Name Position Start End
Johann Rongau Vice Chair 03/01/2021 12/31/2022
Christopher J. Wyatt Member 03/01/2021 12/31/2022
Ms Cori Knasinski SME Staff 03/01/2022 02/28/2030

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Nikhil C. Trivedi President 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Michael A. Trevits, MBA, PG President-Elect 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Zacharias G. Agioutantis Past President 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
David L. Kanagy Executive Director, ex officio 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Ms Elsa Olivetti Representative 03/01/2016 02/28/2023
Janine Herzig Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Miguel Cardozo Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2026
Dr Kwame Awuah-Offei Representative 03/01/2019 02/28/2026
Valdomiro Roman Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Angela Hamlyn Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Ryan Bergen Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Jim Morrison Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Dr. Charles L. Morgan Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Katherine Williams Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Rodney Jones Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Dr Stanley T. Krukowski, PHD Representative 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Steven Shivak Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Michelle Kroeger SME Staff 07/01/2021 02/28/2030

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Roger J. Sawyer Member 08/01/2019 02/28/2025
Stella M. Searston Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
John A. Rusnak Member 09/01/2021 02/28/2023
W. David Tyler Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Dana C. Willis, PG Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Donald C. Doe Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Joseph C. Milbourne Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2024
Dr Douglas F. Hambley, PE, PG, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2026
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Brian D. Groff, PE, Qualified Person Co-Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Donald E. Hulse, PE, QP Co-Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Dr. Mathew P. Oommen, M.S., Ph.D. Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Russell P. Moran Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Peter E. Christensen Member 03/01/2015 02/28/2025
Michael G. Hester Member 03/01/2014 02/28/2025
Richard J. Lambert Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Donald F. Earnest Member 03/01/2015 02/28/2025
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Member 03/01/2014 02/28/2025
Scott D. Rosenthal, PE Member 03/01/2015 02/28/2025
Neil B. Prenn Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Jim Bonner, PE Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Dr. Kadri Dagdelen Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Douglas Reid Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Richard P. Graff Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Robert J. Farmer Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Stella M. Searston Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Thomas E. Newman, PG Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Mr Aaron Poole Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Clyde L. Yancey Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
David B. Travis Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Donald C. Doe Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Donald S. Swartz, II Member 03/01/2008 02/28/2025
Dr Douglas F. Hambley, PE, PG, PHD Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Katie Sweeney, J.D. Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Kendall Cole-Rae Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Mr. Kent Cramer Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Lee Terry Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Leslie M. Watson Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Michael J. Lincoln Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
Frank G. Lieth Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
Samuel Tachie-Menson Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
James C. Young Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
J. Eric Shereda, PE Member 03/01/2017 02/28/2025
Ronald L. Parratt Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2025
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2008 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Mrs Genevieve M. Sutton Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Christine L. Linden, P. Eng. Vice Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. Art S. Ibrado, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
William P. Balaz, Jr. Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Brett A. Ashley, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Don M. Larsen, PE, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr Douglas F. Hambley, PE, PG, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Heather N. Dougherty, PE, PHD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Joseph M. Giraudo, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. John L. Uhrie, PE PhD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Kimberly F. Morrison, PE RG Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Liane T S George Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Mark E. Levin, PE, QP Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Richard A. Hughes, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Eugenio Iasillo, PE Member 02/01/2021 02/28/2023
Brian L. Anderson, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Daniel E. Walsh Member 03/02/2021 02/28/2023
Bracken V. Spencer, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Dr. Andrew P. Schissler, PE SME Staff 03/01/2021 02/28/2025

This committee is responsible for oversight and long-range planning of SME’s internal organization/infrastructure and includes:

  • International (Global)
  • Divisions
  • Local Sections (Committees)
  • Local Section Growth

Name Position Start End
Jerry Gauntt Chair 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Dr. Kramer D. Luxbacher, PhD Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
James C. Young Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Justin D. Anderson Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Omar A. Smith Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Rosa M. Rojas Espinoza, BS/MS Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Melanie Penoyar-Perez SME Staff 03/01/2018 02/28/2025

The two specific areas that the Sustainable Development Committee shall pursue are the development, monitoring and assessment of sustainable development criteria for mineral operations and the development and dissemination of best operating practices for sustainable development.

Name Position Start End
Nicole Smith Chair 03/01/2021 02/28/2023
Steven F. Fecht Vice Chair 02/11/2021 02/28/2023
Garland Davis Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Sebnem Duzgun Representative 03/01/2017 02/28/2023
Mr. Behrooz Abbasi Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Qingqing Huang Representative 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Kelly Ward Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Sergio Escudero Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2024
Eric J. Brandjord Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2030
Judith Bolis Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2030
Ms Jackie Dorr, IV SME Staff 03/01/2015 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Dr. Fredric L. Pirkle Chair 03/14/2018 02/28/2026
John B. Gustavson Co-Chair 07/30/2018 02/28/2026
John J. Manes, CMA, CPG, PG Member 04/16/2018 02/28/2026
Russell T. Martin, MAI, AI-GRS Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2025
John B. Lizak, Jr. Member 04/21/2017 02/28/2025
Christopher J. Wyatt Member 02/10/2020 02/28/2025
Brian D. Groff, PE, Qualified Person Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2026
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/14/2012 02/28/2025

SME Strategic Goal: SME leads in amalgamating the community to build a better world. Objectives: 1) Increase partnerships; 2) Increase the dissemination of best practices; 3) Enhance opportunities for inclusivity; and 4) Improve engagement opportunities for local sections and student chapters with other organizations.

Name Position Start End
Richard J. Lambert Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Dr. Antonio A. Samaniego Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Mrs Genevieve M. Sutton Member 03/01/2018 02/28/2023
Russell T. Winn Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Dr. Abani R. Samal, PhD Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Leslie M. Watson Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2024
Dr Seyed Hassan Amini, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Laura A. Nelson SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

SME Strategic Goal: SME is the venue of first choice for disseminating research leading to innovation and encouraging its applications in mining and underground construction. Objectives: 1) encourage research leading to innovation; 2) Expand opportunities for disseminating and presenting innovation research; and 3) Encourage the application of innovation research results.

Name Position Start End
Dr. John L. Uhrie, PE PhD Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Jaye T. Pickarts Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Mick L. McCaslin, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Daniel B. Rosenbach Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Steven J. Schafrik Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Jordan Oxborrow Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Michael P. Donkor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Tara K. Davis SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

SME Strategic Goal: Mining, metallurgy, exploration and underground construction are preferred career choices. Objectives: 1) Stabilize academic program capacity; 2) Increase programs to recruit a skilled and professional workforce; 3) Increase programs to retain an early career workforce; 4) Recognize and support changing professional development needs.

Name Position Start End
Catherine A. Joyner Chair 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Michael F. Roach Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
David L. Crouse Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Mr. Robert Nick Gow Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Claudio Cossio Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Bradley Meyer Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Garland Davis Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Karin Harrington SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Anne L. Williamson Chair 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Nina Astillero Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Deniz Talan Representative 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Katherine A. Arnold, PE Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Dr Kwame Awuah-Offei Member 03/01/2021 02/29/2024
Dr Susan M. Moore, PHD Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2023
Robert W. Schafer Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nicole Smith Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Julie C. Lucas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2025
Ms Jackie Dorr, IV SME Staff 03/01/2020 02/28/2030

The Young Leaders Committee (YLC) develops and strengthens young professionals in the mining and underground construction industry while adding value to the entire SME organization. Click a subcommittee name below to see its details.

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
James E. Tabinski Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Amol Paithankar Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Brandon R. MacDougall, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Brittany Garcia Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Laura Claire O'Connor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Line-Audrey Nkule Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Amir Eskanlou Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Andrew N. Cavendor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Fangyu Liu Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kinsley Costner Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Sena Cicek Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Alexandra Murray Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Deniz Talan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Marie Hetherington Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ms Estefania Nicol Alvarez Galvan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Thomas Boundy Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Younes Shekarian Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Alvar Jose Marin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Giorgito Giarnelly Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Behzad Vaziri Hassas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr. Benjamin A. Teschner Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Mr Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Emily Rose Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Sena Cicek Vice Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Fangyu Liu Secretary-Treasurer 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
James E. Tabinski Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Juan J. Monsalve, M.Sc Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Josef P. Bourgeois Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Malyree Raymond Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Himesh Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Pablo Cesar Cesar Altamirano Soto Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Juan J. Monsalve, M.Sc Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Michael P. Donkor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Cristian David Cardenas Triana Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Deniz Talan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Juan Manuel Ayerve Pena, B.S.M.E Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mirna Rocio Cachay Guerrero Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ney Lisset Silva Hernandez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Pablo Cesar Cesar Altamirano Soto Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Alvar Jose Marin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ms. Chelsea A. Gilbert Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Giuseppe M. Gaspari Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jose Raul Velasquez, M.Sc Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Lucas Rojas Mendoza Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Brandon Michalski Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Yamile Isabel Casasbuenas Cabezas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Javier Vizcarra Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Josef P. Bourgeois Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

The Young Leaders Committee (YLC) was created in 1998 to develop and strengthen young professionals in the mining industry while adding value to the entire SME organization. Through the use of subcommittees within the YLC, members will work within SME to reach student chapters, the general public and provide value to SME members throughout the year and at the Annual Meeting. While working with these different groups, members of the YLC are given opportunities for personal development and are in the position to gain and share knowledge as well as provide development opportunities to others.

Name Position Start End
Mr. Aaron S. Young Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Amar Patel Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Amol Paithankar Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Ashok Kumar Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Atta Ur Rehman Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Bobbi Strange Bondarenko Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Brandon R. MacDougall, PE Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Brandon Michalski Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Brittany Garcia Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Daniel Torres Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Eliana Elissa Torres Doria Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Emily Rose Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Harshit Agrawal Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Mr Himesh Patel Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Yamile Isabel Casasbuenas Cabezas Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Miss Jamie O. Young Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Javier Vizcarra Member 03/01/2019
Jeff Wallace Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Josef Bilant Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Josef P. Bourgeois Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Juan J. Monsalve, M.Sc Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Kenneth R. Griffin Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Laura Claire O'Connor Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Line-Audrey Nkule Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Michael P. Donkor Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Mr Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Nestor A. Santa Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Paloma Lazaro Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Mr Alvar Jose Marin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Giorgito Giarnelly Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Diana Rodriguez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Riddhika Jain Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Sebastian Arenas Bermudez Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Simon Timbillah Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Mr Tushar Gupta Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Will Jacobs Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Zoheir Khademian Member 03/01/2019 02/28/2023
Fangyu Liu Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Jesus Alberto Castillo Gomez Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Jared R. Olson Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Amir Eskanlou Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Andrew N. Cavendor Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Jessica L. Garcia Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Malyree Raymond Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Miss Catalina Vanegas Palacio Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Kinsley Costner Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Carolina Navia Vasquez Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Miss Claire Elizabeth Kincaid Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Jacob A. Hunter Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Sanket Bacchuwar Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Miss Sena Cicek Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
James E. Tabinski Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Scott T. Hutchins Member 03/01/2020 02/28/2024
Alex Cantrall Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Alexandra Murray Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mr Cristian David Cardenas Triana Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Deniz Talan Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Deniz Tuncay Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Dr. Erich D. Dohm Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Juan Manuel Ayerve Pena, B.S.M.E Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Marie Hetherington Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Matthew Ulizio Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mirna Rocio Cachay Guerrero Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Ney Lisset Silva Hernandez Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Ms Estefania Nicol Alvarez Galvan Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mr Pablo Cesar Cesar Altamirano Soto Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mr Rushikesh Battulwar Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Thomas Boundy Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mr Tyler B. Faulkner Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Mr William C Pierce Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Younes Shekarian Member 03/01/2021 02/28/2025
Jiajia Wu Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Madeline Orrell Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Sayuri Nahomi Caururo Norabuena Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Nathalie Paulette Muñoz Agila Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2026
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Josef P. Bourgeois Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Harshit Agrawal Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Jamie O. Young Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Laura Claire O'Connor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Line-Audrey Nkule Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Will Jacobs Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Zoheir Khademian Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jessica L. Garcia Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nina Astillero Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nathalie Paulette Muñoz Agila Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Behzad Vaziri Hassas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matthew R. Gray Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Malyree Raymond Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Eliana Elissa Torres Doria Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Emily Rose Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Jamie O. Young Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carolina Navia Vasquez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
James E. Tabinski Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Sena Cicek Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matthew Ulizio Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Alvar Jose Marin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Madeline Orrell Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Denise Levitan, PG, PHD Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Mr Himesh Patel Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Yamile Isabel Casasbuenas Cabezas Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Javier Vizcarra Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Michael P. Donkor Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nestor A. Santa Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Sebastian Arenas Bermudez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Amir Eskanlou Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Catalina Vanegas Palacio Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nina Astillero Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Cristian David Cardenas Triana Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Deniz Tuncay Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Elham Rahimi Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Dr. Erich D. Dohm Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matthew Ulizio Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mirna Rocio Cachay Guerrero Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ney Lisset Silva Hernandez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Ms Estefania Nicol Alvarez Galvan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Rushikesh Battulwar Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Thomas Boundy Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Tyler B. Faulkner Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr William C Pierce Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Alvar Jose Marin Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Diana Rodriguez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jiajia Wu Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Madeline Orrell Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Sayuri Nahomi Caururo Norabuena Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Giuseppe M. Gaspari Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jordan M. Rutledge Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Javier Raimundo Cahuari Coila Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Description TBD

Name Position Start End
Mr Pablo Cesar Cesar Altamirano Soto Chair 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Brandon R. MacDougall, PE Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Emily Rose Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nestor A. Santa Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Zacharie Forest Dupont Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Carolina Navia Vasquez Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Miss Catalina Vanegas Palacio Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Jared R. Olson Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Malyree Raymond Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Mr Sidharth Agrawal Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Juan Manuel Ayerve Pena, B.S.M.E Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Marie Hetherington Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Matthew Ulizio Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Giorgito Giarnelly Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Nathalie Paulette Muñoz Agila Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Sayuri Nahomi Caururo Norabuena Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Kathleen M. Tew Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Rachel Boothby Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Javier Raimundo Cahuari Coila Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Tyler R. Artz Member 03/01/2022 02/28/2023
Raven Refuerzo SME Staff 03/01/2016 02/28/2025

Let your colleagues know how you are getting involved!