Foundation Board

2016/2017 Board of Trustees



Prof. Diran Apelian, FASM

Founder and Founding Director
Metal Processing Institute

Vice Chair
Prof. Glenn S. Daehn, FASM

Mars Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Eng.
The Ohio State University

Jon Tirpak, ASM President, 2015-2016

Immediate Past Chair
Dr. David B. Spencer

Chairman & CTO
wTe Corporation


Dr. Roch J. Shipley, P.E., FASM

Principal Engineer
Professional Analysis and Consulting, Inc.

Ms. Nichol Campana

Director of Development & Operations
ASM Materials Education Foundation




Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, FASM
Mercury Fellow
Mercury Marine

Dr. Aziz I. Asphahani, FASM
President and CEO
QuesTek Innovations LLC

Ms. Shree Bose
Student, Harvard University

Professor Stephen M. Copley, FASM
Senior Scientist, Applied Research Lab
Penn State University

Dr. Raymond F. Decker, FASM
Chief Technical Officer and Treasurer
Thixomat Incorporated

Ms. Janice L. Edwards
Engineering Transfer Faculty
College of Lake County

Mr. John R. (Chip) Keough, PE, FASM
Keough Family Foundation

Dr. Padma Kodali

Mr. William T. Mahoney
ASM Managing Director

Dr. Julio G. Maldonado
Advising Materials Engineer
Chevron Energy Technology Co.

Dr. George Mehler
Professor in the College of Science & Technology
Temple University

Dr. Jerrilee K. Mosier, Ed.D.
Chancellor,  Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast

Mr. Andrew G. Nydam
Olympia School District

Prof. Gregory B. Olson, FASM
Walter P Murphy Professor
Northwestern University

Dr. Frederick E. Schmidt, FASM
Director of Technology
Advanced Applied Services

Dr. Lyle H. Schwartz, FASM
Director (Retired)
Air Force Office of Science Research

Mr. William W. Shropshire
Chairman, Board of Directors
American Chemet Corp.

Dr. Mark F. Smith, FASM
Deputy Director, Materials Science & Engineering 
Sandia National Laboratories

Ms. Anne Stockdale
Airworthiness Engineer
Northrop Grumman Corporation


Mr. Ronald J. Parrington, P.E., FASM 
Director - Industrial Services
Engineering Systems Inc.


Dr. Alton D. Romig, Jr., FASM
Executive Officer
National Academy of Engineering


Dr. Jack G. Simon, FASM
Technology Access Incorporated


Dr. Thomas G. Stoebe, FASM
Professor Emeritus (Retired)