Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc.; David Steele, Da-Tech Corporation; and Brian Toleno, Ph.D, Henkel Corporation; were elected to the Planning Committee. Marie Cole, IBM, was re-elected and now serves as Vice President of Technical Programs.
Those remaining on the SMTA Board of Directors include: President, Dan Baldwin, Engent Inc.; VP Technical Programs, Marie Cole, IBM; VP Communications, Tom Forsythe, Kyzen Corporation; VP Membership, Roy Starks, Libra Industries; Treasurer, Hal Hendrickson, Nordson DAGE; and Secretary, Dr. Kola Akinade, Cisco Systems. Planning Committee members include: Chair, Jeff Kennedy, Celestica; Dr. Denis Barbini, Universal Instruments Corporation; and Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, Indium Corporation.
The SMTA bids a fond farewell to departing Directors Bill Barthel, Plexus Corp.; Joe Belmonte, ITM Consulting; and Dr. Laura Turbini, Research in Motion. They are congratulated for a job well done and given thanks for the years of dedication to the SMTA.
For more information on the SMTA Board of Directors election results, contact SMTA administrator JoAnn Stromberg: firstname.lastname@example.org or 952-920-7682.
The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.