FSCT announces slate of nominees for election in November; Secondary slate anticipated with expected Bylaws changes.The FSCT FSCT Federation of Societies for Coating Technology
FSCT Fire Support Control Terminal Nominating Committee is pleased to present its slate of nominees for FSCT Officer, Executive Committee, and Board positions for the year 2005-2006. Richard M. Hille, Committee Chair, noted that the slate being presented under the current Bylaws The rules and regulations enacted by an association or a corporation to provide a framework for its operation and management.
Bylaws may specify the qualifications, rights, and liabilities of membership, and the powers, duties, and grounds for the dissolution of an will be withdrawn if the Board of Directors approves proposed changes to the Bylaws restructuring FSCT's governing body at its November 6 meeting in Las Vegas.
A secondary slate, consisting of nominees to fill new positions on the restructured Board, will be presented for election by the membership in January 2006 upon the approval of the Bylaws amendments. (Please see accompanying story on how to submit nominees for member-elected Board positions.) The FSCT Transitional Task Force will announce this slate in September following submission to the Executive Committee. Under the restructured FSCT, Dr. Rose Ryntz would become President, and Dr. Yasmin Sayed-Sweet would be proposed for election as Vice President.
The following individuals will be presented for election to FSCT Officer, Executive Committee, and Board positions by the Board of Directors on November 6:
Yasmin Sayed-Sweet (Baltimore Society) has been with Cook Composites & Polymers, Kansas City, MO, since 1995 and holds the position of Strategic Business Manager.
Dr. Sayed-Sweet, the current FSCT Secretary-Treasurer, has served on the FSCT Board of Directors, both as an officer and a Society Director, since 2000. She has also served the FSCT as a member of the Technical Advisory (1997), Society Support (1999-2001), Structure and Governance Task Force (2003-04), and the Technical Events Coordinating (2004-05) Committees. She served as a Trustee of the Coatings Industry Education Foundation (CIEF CIEF Conseil International d'Études Francophones (Council of International Francophone Studies; Lafayette, LA)
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A member of both the American Chemical Society The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a learned society (professional association) based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. Founded in 1876 at New York University, the ACS currently has over 160,000 members at all degree-levels and in and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is a learned society (professional association) based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of cosmetic science. , her areas of expertise include new market development and strategic sales.
Dr. Sayed-Sweet earned a Ph.D. Degree from the University of Wyoming UW is a national research university prominent in the fields of environment and natural resource research, specializing in agriculture, energy, geology, and water resource related fields. and an M.B.A. Degree from Michigan State University Michigan State University, at East Lansing; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855. It opened in 1857 as Michigan Agricultural College, the first state agricultural college. . She also completed postdoctorate studies at Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan University, mainly at Ypsilanti, Mich.; coeducational; founded 1849 as a normal school, became Eastern Michigan College in 1956, gained university status in 1959. and at the Michigan Molecular Institute. She is the recipient of the Sara Rhodes Ph.D. Award.
Joe E. Brown (British Society) is the Multi-National Account Manager for Cray Valley Ltd., Machen, Wales Wales, Welsh Cymru, western peninsula and political division (principality) of Great Britain (1991 pop. 2,798,200), 8,016 sq mi (20,761 sq km), west of England; politically united with England since 1536. The capital is Cardiff. . He has been with the company for five years, and has been active in the coatings industry for 40 years.
Mr. Brown is currently serving a three-year term on the FSCT Executive Committee (2002-05). In addition, he has served the Federation as a member of the Nominating and Alternate Year Events Committees.
Prior to his contributions on the FSCT level, Mr. Brown served the British Society (formerly the Birmingham Paint, Varnish, and Lacquer Club) as Society Director from 1995-2002. He served as a member of the Society's Technical Committee in 1995, and was both Chair and member of their Program and Publicity Committees in 1995-96. Mr. Brown also served as Vice President of the Society in 1995-96, and was elected President for 1996-97. Upon completing his term, he was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the British Society.
Mr. Brown obtained City and Guilds Finals in Printing Ink Technology from London College of Printing. He is also a past executive committee member of the European Resin Manufacturers Association (ERMA ERMA Environmental Risk Management Authority (New Zealand)
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ERMA Entertainment Resources & Marketing Association
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Rose A. Ryntz (Detroit Society) is Senior Manager for Advanced Material and Fastener Engineering, as well as Staff Technical Fellow (technical scientist position), for Visteon Corporation, Dearborn, MI.
Dr. Ryntz is an active member of the FSCT. Currently President-Elect of the organization, she has served on both the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors, and has chaired numerous committees, including the Professional Development and Annual Meeting Program Committees, as well as the Industry Relations Task Force. Dr. Ryntz has been instrumental in the development of the FSCT's Advancements in Coatings Series programs, and has been a member of the FSCT Events Steering, the Technical Advisory, Operating, Nominating, Paint Industries' Show, and Technical Events Coordinating Committees, and was a Trustee of the CIEF. She is also a member of the FSCT Publications Committee and serves on the Editorial Review Board of JCT JCT Junction
JCT Jerusalem College of Technology
JCT Joint Contracts Tribunal (UK build contracts governing body)
JCT Journal of Coatings Technology
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JCT Journal of Curriculum Theorizing RESEARCH and the Advisory Board of JCT COATINGSTECH.
Dr. Ryntz was the Technical Chair of the Detroit Society as from 1988-1994.
She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Detroit/Mercy, the University of Wisconsin, Kent State University, and the University of Southern Mississippi. A prolific lecturer, Dr. Ryntz is an invited speaker at many symposia. She chaired the Engineering Society of Detroit's (ESD (1) (Electronic Software Distribution) Distributing new software and upgrades via the network rather than individual installations on each machine. See ESL. ) Annual Advanced Coating Technology Conference, sessions for the International Conference in Organic Coatings, and the 2000 Gordon Conference, as well as other Gordon Conference Sessions on Coatings and Films. She also served as Chair of the Younger Chemists Steering Committee for the American Chemical Society from 1988-1990.
Dr. Ryntz is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in the area of automotive plastics coatings and has developed new techniques to study paint on plastic performance, including scratch and gouge gouge (gouj) a hollow chisel for cutting and removing bone.
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a hollow chisel for cutting and removing bone. resistance. She is the author of over 75 papers and 25 patents in the paint and plastics field and has also written one book, Adhesion to Plastics: Molding and Paintability, and edited three books, Plastics and Coatings: Durability, Stabilization, and Testing; Coatings of Polymers and Plastics; and Service Life Prediction: Challenging the Status Quo, to be published by the FSCT in 2005. She has also written a monograph, "Painting of Plastics," in the FSCT Series on Coatings Technology.
In recognition of her contributions, Dr. Ryntz has received a number of awards, including the prestigious 2000 FSCT George B. Heckel Award. She was awarded first place in the 2000 FSCT Roon Foundation Award Competition, the 2003 Roy W. Tess Award from the Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE PMSE Polar Mesosphere Summer Echoes
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Dr. Ryntz earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Wayne State University Wayne State University, at Detroit, Mich.; state supported; coeducational; established 1956 as a successor to Wayne Univ. (formed 1934 by a merger of five city colleges). , a Ph.D. in Organic Polymer Chemistry from the University of Detroit, and an M.B.A. from Michigan State University.
Chris Harding (Cleveland Society) is Technical Director of Waterlox Coatings Corporation, Cleveland, OH. He has been involved in the coatings industry for 32 years.
Mr. Harding is a member of the FSCT Board of Directors and FSCT Nominating Committee. He was also a member of the FSCT Membership Task Force (1997-1998).
Active in the Cleveland Society, Mr. Harding has served as Society Director to the FSCT Board since 2001. Previously, he served as Society Membership Chair (1994-2001) and was recognized by FSCT for achieving the greatest membership increase of a large Society in 2001. He has served as a member of several Society committees, including the CSCT CSCT,
n.pr See therapy, Cell Specific Cancer. Merger, Technical, Website, and Symposium Committees. For his contributions to the Society, he was given the Award of Appreciation in 1998 and Award of Merit in 1999. His distinguished service to the Cleveland Society and the coatings industry was recognized in 2000, when he was awarded the Dr. Frank Selden Award--the Society's highest honor. For his "tireless effort given to the Society for its merger with the CPCA CPCA California Primary Care Association
CPCA Canadian Palliative Care Association
CPCA Canadian Portland Cement Association
CPCA Canadian Professional Coaches Association
CPCA Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association
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Board of Directors
Gerry Gough (British Society) is European Quality Assurance Manager for ICI (language) ICI - An extensible, interpretated language by Tim Long with syntax similar to C. ICI adds high-level garbage-collected associative data structures, exception handling, sets, regular expressions, and dynamic arrays. Packaging Coatings Ltd., Birmingham, West Midland, England.
Mr. Gough has contributed to the FSCT in many capacities, with years of service at both the international and the local level. As the 78th President of the FSCT (1999-2000), Mr. Gough was the first resident of the U.K. to serve as the organization's head. From 1990 to 1997, he was a member of the FSCT Board of Directors as the Representative of the British Society. He sat on the FSCT's Executive Committee (1994-2001), served as Chair of the FSCT's Society Speaker Awards Committee (1987-88), and was a member of the following committees: Liaison (1990-97), FSCT Industry Relations Task Force (1995-96), Professional Development (1997-98), CIEF (1997-98), and Operating (1998-2001). Currently, he is serving on the Heckel Award Committee (1999-2001 and 2004-present) and the Nominating Committee (Chair 2000-01, member 2005). He was a member of the FSCT's Structure and Governance Task Force (2004). Since 1990, he has served as the FSCT's Representative to IUPAC IUPAC: see International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. .
In recognition of his service, Mr. Gough received the 2003 George Baugh Heckel Award, the FSCT's highest honor.
On the Society level, Mr. Gough was President of the British Society in 1987-88. He also served as Publicity Officer in 1983-84, and served on the Executive (1983-97), Program (1983, 1987-88), Membership (1994-99), and Technical (1981-92) Committees. In recognition of his many contributions to the Society, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Certificate in 1994 and was elected an Honorary Life Member of the Society in 2001. Mr. Gough currently serves as Honorary Treasurer for the British Society.
Within the industry, Mr. Gough has represented the British Coatings industry (BCF BCF Billion Cubic Feet
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BCF British Chess Federation
BCF British Coatings Federation
BCF Breast Cancer Fund
BCF Bank Credit Facility
BCF Bulked Continuous Filament
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BCF Boeing Converted Freighter ) on BSI BSI - British Standards Institute committees, and the European coatings industry (CEPE CEPE Centre for Energy Policy and Economics
CEPE European Confederation of Paint, Printing Ink and Artists' Colours Manufacturers Associations
CEPE Central Experimental and Proving Establishment ) on a European standards (CEN CEN - Conseil Européen pour la Normalisation.
A body coordinating standardisation activities in the EEC and EFTA countries. ) committee. Mr. Gough is a member of the Gallows Bird Society.
Educated at Coventry Technical College, Mr. Gough has been active in the coatings industry for 36 years. He was elected to Associate Grade of Professional Membership of OCCA OCCA Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals
OCCA Oil & Colour Chemists' Association
OCCA Oregon Community College Association
OCCA Orthodox Catholic Church of America
OCCA Organized Crime Control Act
OCCA Open Cooperative Computing Architecture in 1997 and was awarded Fellowship of OCCA in 2001.