Meet the Board of Directors,
NASA Liaison with CME, STEM Program
Resources, Event Co-Chairs, Volunteers

01.

Board of Directors

Meet the Board members dedicated to advancing science and industry

Steve Barnett

CME Co-Chair

Connell Foley LLP

Ksenia Takhistova

CME Co-Chair

Technology and IP Attorney

Owen Jappen

CME Secretary

American Chemistry Council

Robert Nolan

CME Treasurer

CUNY Doctoral Faculty

Karin Bartels

CME Board Member

IPinTech

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

Steve D’Incelli

CME Board Member

SK Capital

Marios Hatzikyriakou

CME Board Member

Alkylon

Brian Orkin

CME Board Member

Arsenal Capital

Austin Evans

CME Board Member

Columbia University

02.

NASA Liaison & Other STEM Program Resources

Tara Ruttley

NASA Assoc. Chief Scientist

NASA Liaison with CME

Michael Meador

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

Former Director of NNCO

George Rodriguez

ACS Fellow

CME STEM Program

Barbra Lawson

CME

Administrative Assistant

03.

Partial List of CME Signature Event Co-Chairs

Visionary STEM leaders who support diverse STEM professionals

Peter Coors

Molson Coors

Board Chair

Seifi Ghasemi

Air Products

Chairman, President and CEO

Bob Patel

LyondellBasell

CEO

Jim Fitterling

Dow

Chairman and CEO

Mathai Mammen

Johnson & Johnson

Global Head of Janssen R&D

"Thank you for supporting CME and all of the good work that it does to support STEM education. The future of our industry really depends on these rising stars that you see around you ...”
Jim Fitterling, Dow Chairman & CEO

04.

STEM Volunteers

Meet the present and past volunteers who propel STEM programs

Cicely Shillingford

Formulation Scientist

Pamela Penawou

Student Volunteer

Paloma Beraldo

STEM Volunteer

"Congratulations to CME on great leadership and fantastic work in organizing such a successful Leadership Awards event!" Paloma N. Beraldo, VP at EY-Parthenon, former CME student volunteer.

Debra Rooker

STEM Volunteer

Anna Powers

STEM Volunteer

Anahit Stepanyan

Student Volunteer

Xiao Zhong

STEM Volunteer

David Ferber

STEM Volunteer

05.

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

1991

Donald Spangler

1990

Robert Vaughn

1989

Les Cline

1987 - 1988

Robert Manley

1986

Robert Titus

1985

David Deutsch

1984

Bill Kopulsky

1954 - 1957

Carl Sears

Featured events

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

New York, Metropolitan Club

9th CME STEM Leadership Awards

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Daniel D’AnielloThe Carlyle Group
Ken FrazierMerck & Co.
James GreenNASA
Peter CoorsMolson Coors
Mathai MammenJohnson & Johnson

2022. 01. 13 11 am - 12 pm ET

Webinar Only

2022 Economic Outlook

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Martha Gilchrist MooreAmerican Chemistry Council