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Election 2020

ASNT Election Information

ASNT partnered with Intelliscan, Inc. to conduct this year’s Board of Directors election. On 22 August 2020, results for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors election were tallied and more than 2,100 members cast their vote.

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Introducing your 2020-2021 ASNT Board of Directors

Chairperson of the Board

Michael McGloin

Michael V. McGloin

Michael V. McGloin (S.A.K.) started in NDT at the age of 17 immediately after high school and has worked in various areas of the industry ranging from fieldwork in refineries and power plants to the Boeing Company in Huntington Beach, California, working on projects such as the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle.

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President

John Iman

John Iman

John T. Iman is humbled yet excited to be selected as a candidate for ASNT President. He currently serves as ASNT Vice President and is the vice chair of the Business and Finance Committee. Iman previously served the membership as a Director at Large on the ASNT Board of Directors for a three-term ending in 2015 and was inducted into the fellowship class of 2015. He also served as vice chair of the Technical and Education Council from 2017 through 2019.

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Vice President

Danny Keck

Danny Keck

Danny Keck has over 48 years of experience in construction and asset integrity inspection in the nuclear power and petro-chem industries and is currently an Independent NDT/Inspection Consultant. Keck first joined ASNT in 1978. He sat his first Level III examinations in 1982. Since then, he has maintained his Level III certifications in UT, RT, MT, PT, and MFL.

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Secretary / Treasurer

John Chen

John Chen

Dr. John Z. Chen wants to enhance ASNT’s international leadership position in certification and technical publications, hoping to make its members proud and attract more talent into the organization. An ASNT NDT Level III in ET, MT, PT, RT, and UT, Chen is the Corporate Level III at KBR in Houston, Texas. His previous roles have included design engineer, materials engineer, and specialist performing NDT in refineries and chemical plants with ACFM, pulsed ET, and various ultrasonic techniques including thickness gauging.

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Directors At Large

Marwan Basrawi

Marwan Basrawi

Marwan Basrawi is the founding Regional Director of ASNT’s Middle East Region 19 and founding President of DiTECHT Science & Technology Consultancy, specializing in inspection technology transfer. This is after he completed a career in Saudi Aramco spanning over 35 years, starting in project management, then engineering consulting services and inspection, and finally safety management, where he initiated and managed many pioneering programs for each of those departments.

Philip Tsuchin Chu

Tsuchin “Philip” Chu

Tsuchin “Philip” Chu is Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC). He is also the director of the Engineering Science Ph.D. program in the College of Engineering at SIUC. He was a faculty member of Polytechnic University in New York (now NYU) before he joined SIUC in 1990.

Gerry Churchwell

Gerry Churchwell

Mr. Churchwell has been an active member of ASNT since 2008. He currently holds six Level III certifications in MT, PT, UT, RT, LT, and VT. He has served as a member of the Certification Management Council since 2015, working on various committees, such as the RT, IRRSP, Ultrasonic, Standards Development, Leak Testing, and Visual Testing. In addition, he has served on the Selection committee, Vice chair and Chair of the Visual testing committee and as Chair of the CP-105 committee.

Roger Engelbart

Roger Engelbart

Roger Engelbart began his 47-year nondestructive testing (NDT) career as a radiographic technician in the aerospace industry. He holds a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology and an M.S. in mechanical engineering/materials science from Washington University in St. Louis. Engelbart is currently an Associate Technical Fellow in nondestructive evaluation with Boeing Research & Technology, focusing on the development of inspection methods for aircraft advanced materials and structures.

Sebastian Fernandes

Sebastian Fernandes

Sebastian has been a member of ASNT since 1986 when he first appeared for a NDE Level III examination. He completed his engineering degree in 1979 as Bachelor of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Bombay. He subsequently completed a Master’s Degree in Quality Management.

Cindy Finley

Cindy Finley

Cindy Finley got her start in the NDT world in 1991 when she co-founded UTEX Scientific Instruments Inc., an electronics engineering firm focused on serving the needs of the NDT community for high-end automated inspection systems and software.

John Kinsey

John Kinsey

Mr. John Kinsey has more than thirty-four years of industry experience in the field of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and Welding Inspection while being a member of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) since 1986. Mr. Kinsey is employed by TRC Engineers where he works as the Director of NDT and Vice President of TRC’s Infrastructure Division.

Clyde May

Clyde May

Clyde W. May is an ASNT NDT Level III in PT, MT, RT, and UT. He is currently employed by Varex Industrial Imaging, where he serves as president of their VMI business unit for industrial imaging solutions. Since joining the NDT field in 1978 as a humble trainee in the quality department of a large self-performing boiler construction company, May has steadily developed his practical, technical, and business acumen from commercial testing labs such as Huntington Testing, Cooperheat-MQS, Code Services, and Mistras Group to NDE technology and equipment OEMs such as VMI and Varex Industrial Imaging. These engagements have resulted in 42 years of participation within the NDT industry.

David Mitchell

David Mitchell

David has been involved in nondestructive inspection for 44 years. From 1977 through 2009 David served as Quality Manager, General Manager and President of Mitchell Laboratories, an independent testing laboratory. In 2010 he formed Composite Inspection Solutions (CIS) in partnership with X-ray Industries. CIS is now a part of the Arcadia Aerospace/Applus Labs group of companies.

Council Directors

Lawrence Gill

Lawrence Gill

Lawrence Gill is retired Hull Maintenance Technician Chief Petty Officer and has been an ASNT member since 2005 when he graduated form the Navy’s NDT training program completeing the VT, PT, MT and UT phases of training. He currently holds ASNT Level III Certification in seven methods and is an AWS Certified Welding Inspector.

Ahmed Hassen

Ahmed Arabi Hassen

Dr. Ahmed Arabi Hassen is a Staff Scientist at the US Department of Energy (DOE) - Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Dr. Hassen has a wide experience in different composite materials processing methods including long/short fiber thermoplastics, compression molding, injection molding, vacuum forming, and thermoplastic extrusion to name a few.

Ricky Morgan

Ricky Morgan

Ricky L. Morgan, ASNT Fellow, MInstNDT, ASNT NDT Level III, AWS CWI, ICC SSW) attended Purdue University and Miami University (Middletown, Ohio) from 1979–1983 immediately following graduation from Madison High School. In 1983 Morgan choose to serve his country and joined the US Army as an 11H Infantryman. He completed his obligation to the US Army, ending his term of service as an E-5/ Sergeant. He later acquired a degree in marine technology from the College of Oceaneering.

Anish Poudel

Anish Poudel

Dr. Anish Poudel is one of the rising stars and the young leader within ASNT. He brings over 10 years of experience in the non-destructive evaluation (NDE) research, development, and testing, currently serving as a Principal Investigator-NDE in Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), Pueblo, CO. Dr. Poudel has been with TTCI for the past four years. He holds Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Evansville, IN.

Timothy Roach

Timothy Roach

Timothy Roach started his nondestructive testing career in 1987 after attending the Ocean Corporation in Houston, Texas. He became an NDT technician at Lone Star Steel in Lone Star, Texas, operating automated and semiautomated NDT equipment on oil country tubular goods. In 1997, Roach moved his family to the Houston, Texas, area to work at Law Engineering. Following Law, Roach entered into NDT management. He has worked for several NDT service companies in management and NDT Level III roles. He is currently the senior NDT manager in the United States for Tenaris.