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SMTA Welcomes New Board Members

Sep 26, 2021

The SMTA is pleased to announce its election results for the Global Board of Directors for the term beginning October 4, 2021. Jason Keeping, Celestica, Inc.; Adam Klett, L3Harris Technologies; Cheryl Tulkoff, National Instruments Corporation; and Kirk Van Dreel, Plexus Corp., have been newly elected to the Board of Directors. 

Those remaining on the SMTA Global Board of Directors include: President, Martin Anselm, Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology; VP Communications, Mike Konrad, Aqueous Technologies; VP Expositions, Sal Sparacino, ZESTRON Americas; VP Technical Programs, Julie Silk, Keysight Technologies; VP Membership, Robert Boguski, Datest Corporation; Strategic Development Committee members include William Capen, Honeywell FM&T; Ivan Roman, ROCKA Solutions; and Gregory Vance, Rockwell Automation.

The SMTA will bid a fond farewell to departing Treasurer, Robert Kinyanjui, Ph.D., John Deere Electronic Solutions, Inc.; VP Technical Programs, Richard Coyle, Ph.D., Nokia Bell Labs; Strategic Development Committee Chair Bill Cardoso, Ph.D., Creative Electron, Inc.; and committee member, Tim Jensen, Indium Corporation. As their time on the Board draws to a close, the SMTA expresses its sincerest gratitude for their continued service and dedication to the association and industry.

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


SMTA is an international network of professionals who build skills, share practical experience and develop solutions in Electronics Manufacturing (EM), including microsystems, emerging technologies, and related business operations.

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