ACerS is pleased to announce the 2016 slate for the President-elect and Board of Directors positions for the coming year as proposed by the 2015–2016 Nominating Committee.
ACerS Rules provide the opportunity for additional nominees to be proposed through a petition process (refer to the Rules for specific instructions). Should any member be proposed by petition, the petition should contain the signatures of at least 100 of the ACerS voting membership and should be received at ACerS Headquarters no later than April 23, 2016, to the attention of:
The American Ceramic Society
600 N. Cleveland Ave, Suite 210
Westerville, OH 43082 USA
Should a petition be received, an election will be held from June 25 through July 24, 2016. Otherwise, the Bylaws instruct that the Executive Director shall certify the candidates as proposed by the Nominating Committee. Installation of the elected Officers and Directors shall take place during the Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on October 24, 2016.
To serve a one-year term from October 27, 2016 to October 12, 2017:
Vice President Research
Riverside Refractories Inc.
Pell City, Alabama USA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Three nominees to serve three-year terms from October 27, 2016 to October 2019:
Dean, Inamori School of Engineering
Alfred, New York USA
Director of Research
Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
Columbus, Ohio USA
National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA USA
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of ceramic science and engineering. ACerS strives to promote involvement and access to leadership opportunity regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, career path or academic level.