Asm committees

Affiliate Committees

Should you be interested in a particular technical field, ASM offers affiliate society membership to provide you with deeper, more focused information-sharing resources. You'll be connected to the highly specialized events, publications, and expertise you need.  

Within the boards and committees of these ASM Affiliate Societies, member needs are shaped into initiatives that lead to new products, services, and events. Interact with the leading experts in your technical interest area for learning and networking that you won't find anywhere else.


Heat Treating Society Finance Committee

Staff Liaison: King Miner

Email: king.miner@asminternational.org

The HTS Finance Committee is to supervise the financial affairs of the Society under the direction and with the approval of the HTS Board. It reviews the financial plan of the Society and recommends it to the Board for action.

Members: 6 members

Heat Treating Society Membership Subcommittee

The mission of the HTS Membership Subcommittee is to understand the current, past, and potential HTS member needs in order to refocus efforts to provide improved member value.

Members: 8 members

Heat Treating Society Research & Development Committee

Staff Liaison: Frances Richards

Email: frances.richards@asminternational.org

The HTS Research & Development Committee, working with the heat treating community, the Center for Heat Treating Excellence, and other research institutions, identifies, monitors, and provides updates on worldwide research and technology development relevant to the industry. The committee will share this information via the HTS website, regional conferences, and recurring sessions in the HTS Conference and Expo.

Members: 18 members

Heat Treating Society Technology & Programming Committee

Staff Liaison: Jeanelle Harden

Email: jeanelle.harden@asminternational.org

The purpose of the Committee is to develop programming and technical information to expose the Society's membership to practical and leading-edge global technology. The committee fosters the exchange, education, understanding and exposure of technology within the heat treating industry.

Members: 18 members

HTS Board of Directors, Committee and Subcommittee Chairs

Staff Liaison: Mary Anne Jerson

Email: maryanne.jerson@asminternational.org

Members: 21 members

IMS Annual Meeting/Events Committee

Staff Liaison: Kathy Murray

Email: kathy.murray@asminternational.org

The purpose of the Annual Meeting/Events Committee is to bring together the generators and users of information to meet the needs of IMS members by providing vision, leadership and resources for technical programming at IMS, primarily the IMS Annual Meeting. An important facet of this mission is coordination of technical content between the ASM Affiliate Societies, the Microscopy & Microanalysis Conference, ASM Chapters, ASM Education Committee, Exposition, and Emerging Professionals. The Annual Meeting/Events Committee supports the IMS Strategic Plan and is accountable and responsible for those strategic actions which fall within the purview of the committee. It is the responsibility of the committee to contribute new program and service ideas that support the ASM Strategic Plan.

Members: 7 members

IMS Awards & Nominations Committee

Staff Liaison: Mary Anne Jerson

Email: maryanne.jerson@asminternational.org

This committee recommends the awards policy of the Society to the Board, and is responsible for the awards activity of the Society. It recommends suitably chosen and properly qualified nominees for the various awards and honors of the Society to the Board. The Awards Committee shall support the IMS Strategic Plan and be accountable and responsible for those strategic actions which fall within the purview of the committee.

Members: 6 members

IMS Board

Staff Liaison: Mary Anne Jerson

Email: maryanne.jerson@asminternational.org

The International Metallographic Society is an independent, nonprofit technical organization whose aim is to stimulate interest and raise professional standards in the characterization of materials, their structures and properties. Of special interest to our members are techniques for microstructural examination, analysis and evaluation. The IMS Board supports the ASM Strategic Plan and is accountable and responsible for those strategic actions which fall within the purview of the committee. It is also responsible for contributing new program and service ideas that support the Strategic Plan.

Members: 15 members

IMS Board, Committee and Subcommittee Chairs

Staff Liaison: Mary Anne Jerson

Email: maryanne.jerson@asminternational.org

Board, Committee, and Subcommittee Chair Roster

Members: 17 members

IMS Education Subcommittee

The IMS Education Subcommittee, in conjunction with the ASM Education Committee, is to research, develop and support education services that best respond to the needs of the materials characterization community.

Members: 7 members