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2017 SME Member Council

The SME Member Council was created in the fall of 2003 to lead the member engagement activities of SME's volunteer networks. It is responsible for assisting SME in recognizing and meeting the needs of its membership in a rapidly changing environment, building on the long-term SME strategic goals, strengthening local activities and formulating recommendations relative to SME membership recruitment, retention and engagement. 

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Vision

We will create an environment in which each member can benefit from and contribute to our dynamic community of manufacturing professionals.

Mission

The SME Member Council leads the member engagement activities of SME, both as they are found in chapters and local communities, and as they are realized in international Technical Communities. The council is responsible for assisting SME in recognizing and meeting the needs of its membership in a rapidly changing environment, building on the long-term SME strategic goals, strengthening member participation in SME activities and formulating recommendations relative to SME membership recruitment, retention and engagement.

To learn more about the overall activities of their Member Engagement Initiative and about the Member Council subcommittees, visit sme.org/mei. SME members interested in being considered for a seat on the Member Council may apply by submitting an International Director/Member Council Candidate Application .

Chair

 
   
Dean Phillips Dean L. Phillips
Product Enhancement Engineer
Link Systems
BIO 
 
       

Council Representatives

 
Melissa Parrillo Melissa T. Dochter
Business Development Specialist
Schneider Electric
BIO  
Lou Dorworth Louis C. Dorworth
Manager, Direct Services Division
Abaris Training Resources Inc.
BIO
 
       
Ronald Gill Ronald A. Gill, CMfgE
Technical Lead Manufacturing Engineer
The Boeing Company (retired)
BIO  
Jason Jones Jason B. Jones, PhD
Co-Founder and CEO
Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies
BIO 
       
John Kovalchuck John Kovalchuck, LSME, CMfgE
CNC Instructor in Engineering and Advanced Technology
Macomb Community College
BIO  
Maite Mauri Maite Mauri
Program Manager, ACES
Amazon
BIO
       
Cary Rosenberg Cary J. Rosenberg, CMfgE
Global Commodity Manager/Supplier Quality & Development Manager
Watts Water Technologies Inc.
BIO 
Rohan Shirwaiker Rohan Shirwaiker, PhD
Assistant Professor in Industrial & Systems Engineering
Associate Faculty in Biomedical Engineering
North Carolina State University
BIO  
       
Brock Strunk Brock T. Strunk
Chief Structures Engineer
Epic Aircraft
BIO 

David Wells, PhD, LSME David L. Wells, PhD, LSME
Professor
North Dakota State University
BIO