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The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Board of Directors for the term beginning during SMTA International (September 25 - 29, 2016). Jeff Kennedy, Celestica, Inc., was elected President. Sal Sparacino, ZESTRON Americas, was elected VP Communications. Richard Henrick, Sanmina Corporation, was re-elected as Secretary. Matt Kelly, P.Eng, MBA, IBM Corporation, and Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology, were re-appointed to the Strategic Development Committee.
Those remaining on the SMTA Board of Directors include: Treasurer, Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D., John Deere Electronic Solutions, Inc.; VP Expos, Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation; VP Membership, Eileen Hibbler, TEK Products; VP Technical Programs, Raiyomand Aspandiar, Ph.D., Intel Corporation; Strategic Development Committee members include: Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia; Tim Jensen, Indium Corporation and Scott Priore, Cisco Systems, Inc.
The SMTA bids a fond farewell to departing President, Bill Barthel, Plexus Corporation, and VP Communications, Michelle Ogihara, Seika Machinery, Inc. 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 Tanya Martin: 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.