2013 ASNT Elections

It's time for the ASNT Elections! As a member, you have the opportunity to vote for a number of candidates to serve on the ASNT Board of Directors for 2014. The Board determines the direction of the organization, so your vote is an important one. This year's nominees and candidates are: 

Office Nominees/Candidates
Chair of the Board Raymond G. Morasse
President Roger W. Engelbart
Vice President L. Terry Clausing
Secretary/Treasurer B. Boro Djordjevic
Morteza K. Jafari
Danny L. Keck
Kevin D. Smith 
Director at Large Brenda L. Collins
David O. Hall
Council Directors Marwan Basrawi
Tsuchin (Philip) Chu
William C. Plumstead, Jr.
David E. Savoy

Click on the links to learn more about each office and the nominees and candidates.

The responsibilities of the Board of Directors are to:
  • Assure that Society activities comply with applicable laws, regulations, Society charter, and ASNT Bylaws.
  • Establish the mission and strategic direction for the Society.
  • Set Board policies to achieve Society goals and Board of Directors responsibilities.
  • Delegate necessary authority and responsibility to councils, committees, sections and management to develop and implement Board decisions within the ASNT Bylaws, and financial capabilities.
  • Review and approve major governing and operating policies, procedures and rules of the Society.
  • Establish and/or approve organization, policy recommendations, and functions of councils, divisions, committees, section, groups and management.
  • Approve annual budgets and financial plans developed by the Executive Director and reviewed and recommended for approval by the Business and Finance Committee and Operations Committee.
  • Approve objectives and plans proposed by Strategic Planning Committee and approved by the Operations Committee.
  • Employ the Executive Director.
  • Authorize employment of legal counsel, auditors, and other outside consultants.
  • Establish policies and procedures for regulations of the Board of Directors and its proceedings.
Balloting and Voting

By 1 July 2013, all members for whom ASNT has an e-mail address will receive a balloting notification e-mail that will include voting instructions, a voter login identification, and a link to the election web page. ASNT will also mail paper ballots to all voting members for whom it has no e-mail addresses and by request. The completed ballots must be received on or before 16 August 2013. 

Election results will be made public by 1 September 2013 on the ASNT website at www.asnt.org and will be published in the October issue of Materials Evaluation.