COMMITTEES

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2015-2016 ILMA COMMITTEES & OFFICERS

ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES


Ethics: 
Ensures the correct interpretation and enforcement of ILMA's Code of Ethics.
Chair: John C. Steigerwald, Bechem Lubrication Technology, LLC

Finance: Administers the Association budget and financial reports and certifies Association remains financially sound.
Chair: Dave Croghan, Maxum Petroleum

Membership: Promotes Association membership throughout lubricants industry and oversees application process for new members.
Chair: Barbara Kudis, Allegheny Petroleum Products

Program Planning: Provides resources for developing meeting program agenda for ILMA's Management Forum and Annual Meeting.
Chair: Beth Jones, Hangsterfer's Laboratories, Inc.

Strategic Planning: Interprets ILMA's Strategic Plan to fulfill all Association goals and objectives.
Chair: Beth Jones, Hangsterfer's Laboratories, Inc.

INDEPENDENT FORUMS


Industry Task Force: 
Coordinates ILMA Testing Initiatives.
Chair: TBD

Innovative Business Council: 
Provides a forum where members can discuss making a difference in the lubricant industry through new business trends and innovations. 
Chair: Jarrett Flegel, Boss Lubricants
Vice Chair: Sean O'Donnell, Datacor, Inc.

Metalworking Fluids Product Stewardship Group® (MWFPSG): A self-funded cooperative research and advocacy group promoting product stewardship for manufacturers of metalworking fluids.
Chair: Ike Tripp, Jr., Etna Products, Inc.

Presidents Forum: Dedicated to improving member relations within the industry and promoting lubricants throughout the community.
Chair: Ron Powell, Moroil Technologies

Supplier Member Committee: Provides resource for Supplier Members to voice concerns and opinions about industry trends and Association activities.
Chair: Ed Potter, Neste Oil
Vice Chair: Wayne DeBlock, 
United Color Manufacturing, Inc.
Secretary: Tom Schmiegel,
 Berry Industrial Group

INDUSTRY COMMITTEES


Engine & Transmission Lubricants: Follows issues involving engine and transmission lubricants, including specification updates and regulatory impacts. 
Chair: Jake Neubauer, Champion Brands, LLC
Vice Chair: Ray Sparling
, MidContinental Chemical Company
Secretary: Marvin Kerkstra,
 Citgo Petroleum Corporation

Grease & Solid Lubricants: Follows issues concerning the grease manufacturers and suppliers in the industry.
Chair: Julio D'Alessandro, Axel Americas, LLC
Vice Chair: Vacant
Secretary: Vacant


Industrial Lubricants
Follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers for the industrial lubricants sector. 
Chair: Darren Lesinski, Total Lubricants USA, Inc.
Vice Chair: Brian Finch,
 Radco Industries, Inc.
Secretary: Michael Sandler,
 ISEL, Inc.

Metalworking Fluids:
Follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers for the metalworking lubricants sector. 
Chair: Catharine Golden, Etna Products, Inc.
Vice Chair: Ann Ball, CIMCOOL Industrial Products LLC
Secretary: Julie Thomas, Master Chemical Corporation


Packaging: Follow trends in the packaging sector of the industry and how they impact manufacturers and suppliers.
Chair: Lenny Kochuba, Berry Industrial Group, Inc.
Vice Chair: Mark Egle
, Specialty Lubricants Corporation
Secretary: Kevin Muir, 
Sprayway, Inc.

Safety, Health, Environmental & Regulatory Affairs (SHERA): Provides guidance regarding existing and emerging safety, health, environmental and regulatory issues related to the lubricants industry and their impact on ILMA members and end users.
Chair: John Burke, Houghton International Inc.
Vice Chair: Mike Ogburn, August Mack Environmental, Inc.
Secretary: Rita Scheuren, Houghton International, Inc. 

THE ILMA FOUNDATION

The mission of the Foundation is to meet the educational and leadership needs of independent lubricant manufacturers; to promote high ethical standards and conduct in the lubricants industry; to advance the leadership and management excellence of the lubricants industry; to administer a scholarship program; and, to engage in other conduct permitted by an organization exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law).

The ILMA Foundation Board of Governors:

An important focus of the Foundation is to select candidates and final winners of scholarships from a robust pool of college students studying for a career in the lubricants industry.

Chair : Frank H. Hamilton III, South Atlantic Services, Inc.

Board of Governors
Barbara Bellanti, Battenfeld Grease & Oil Corporation of N.Y.
Lon Fanning, DuBois Chemicals

Jarrett Flegel, Boss Lubricants

Ron Powell, MorOil Technologies

COMMITTEE MEETING PHOTOS