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SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Jul 09, 2020

The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning September 22, 2020. Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology, was elected President for the term 2020-2022. William Capen, Honeywell FM&T, and Greg Vance, Rockwell Automation, were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies; has been newly elected to the Board of Directors.

Those remaining on the SMTA Global Board of Directors include: Treasurer, Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D., John Deere Electronic Solutions, Inc.; Secretary, Julie Silk, Keysight Technologies; VP Communications, Sal Sparacino, ZESTRON Americas; VP Technical Programs, Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs; VP Membership, Robert Boguski, Datest Corporation; Strategic Development Committee members include chairperson Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.; William Capen, Honeywell FM&T; Tim Jensen, Indium Corporation; Ivan Roman, Vitesco Technologies; and Gregory Vance, Rockwell Automation.

The SMTA will bid a fond farewell to departing VP Expositions, Debbie Carboni, KYZEN Corporation. As her time on the Board draws to a close, the SMTA expresses their sincerest gratitude for her continued service and dedication to the association and industry.

The official transition will occur at the next Board of Directors meeting scheduled for September 22, 2020.

For more information on the election results, contact Executive Director Tanya Martin: tanya@smta.org or +1-952-920-7682.


The SMTA membership is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in electronic assembly technologies, including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

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