Meet the Board of
Directors, Resources
and Student Volunteers


Board of Directors

Meet the Board members dedicated to advancing science and industry

Steve Barnett


Ksenia Takhistova


Owen Jappen


Robert Nolan


Karin Bartels


"CME initiatives on STEM programs that encourage students to accelerate sustainable innovation are essential in solving the challenges facing humanity...”
Seifi Ghasemi, Air Products Chairman

Steve D’Incelli

SK Capital

Marios Hatzikyriakou

Jackson Oliver Capital

Brian Orkin

Arsenal Capital

Guy Penard



CME Resources and STEM Volunteers

Meet the CME resources and volunteers who propel STEM programs

George Rodriguez

CME STEM Programming

Barbra Lawson

Executive Assistant

Cicely Shillingford

Formulation Scientist

"Congratulations to CME on great leadership and fantastic work in organizing such a successful Leadership Awards event!"

Pamela Penawou

Student Volunteer

Paloma Beraldo

STEM Volunteer

Debra Rooker

STEM Volunteer

Anna Powers

STEM Volunteer

Anahit Stepanyan

Student Volunteer

Xiao Zhong

STEM Volunteer

David Ferber

STEM Volunteer


Past Board Chairs

2018 - 2019

Adam Closson

2015 - 2017

Charles Brumlik

2009 - 2015

George Rodriguez

2006 - 2009

Regis W. Schultis, Jr.

2000 - 2005

Joseph M. Marasco

1992 - 1999

Joseph Pilaro


Donald Spangler


Robert Vaughn


Les Cline

1987 - 1988

Robert Manley


Robert Titus


David Deutsch


Bill Copulsky

1954 - 1957

Carl Sears

Featured events

2021. 05. 06 11 am - 12 pm ET

Webinar Only

NASA: Rover Landing and the Search for Life On Mars

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James GreenNASA

2021. 06. 02 11 am - 12 pm ET

Webinar Only

Epsilyte: Advancing Bio-Degradability in Packaging

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Brad CrockerEpsilyte

2021. 08. 23-24 8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET

Fall National Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia

4th CME NASA Symposium

Resiliency of Science Propels Leadership in Space Exploration

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Ben FeringaUniversity of Groningen
Robert GrubbsCaltech
James GreenNASA
Tara RuttleyNASA

2021. 09. 23 11 am - 12 pm ET

Webinar Only

Hexion: Sharpening Innovation for Growth

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Craig RogersonHexion

2021. 12. 07 11 am - 2:30 pm ET

New York, Metropolitan Club

9th CME STEM Leadership Awards

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Seifi GhasemiAir Products
James GreenNASA
Bob PatelLyondellBasell
Roy VagelosRegeneron, Merck