Board Nominations

EDFAS Board of Directors 2019 and 2020 Call for Nominations

Zhiyong Wang, Chair, EDFAS Awards and Nomination Committee

Past President, EDFAS,

EDFAS is soliciting nominations for candidates for the EDFAS Board of Directors.  Nominations are for member-at-large board positions for three-year terms beginning October 1.  There are expected to be up to six (6) positions open for nomination and any member of EDFAS in good standing is encouraged to nominate themselves or another member for one of these positions.  The Incumbents may also seek re-appointment by notifying the Awards and Nominations Committee Chair, Zhiyong Wang (

Nominations are due March 1.  Candidates who initiate or accept nomination will be asked to provide a three-page nomination package to include the candidate‚Äôs:

  • academic/business biography
  • failure analysis background
  • EDFAS and ISTFA involvement
  • vision for the future of EDFAS
  • photograph and contact information 

Nomination packages should be sent to: Mary Anne Jerson at 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park, OH 44073-0002 or For more information or questions call 440.338.5446.

New Board members will be invited to join the Board for the October 2019 teleconference. 

Service on the EDFAS Board of Directors involves planning and driving the future strategy of your society.  The Board of Directors meets three times a year by teleconference and one face-to-face meeting at ISTFA.  Board members also provide liaison support to the several EDFAS Committees which may involve a few additional conference calls.

Candidates are encouraged to ensure that they have the support of their employer for this activity.