• NACE equips society to protect people, assets and
    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.

Board Bios

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Seated (left to right): Bob Chalker, Sandy Williamson, Samir Degan, Jeff Didas, and Mike AmesStanding (left to right): Lindsay Enloe, Tom Ladwein, Darby Howard, Mohammed Subaie, Rick Eckert, Toyoji Takeuchi, Eric Langelund, Chris Fowler, Debra Boisvert, Drew Haiko, Keith Perkins, Cris Conner, and Mike O’Brien


  • Samir Degan
    Samir Degan

    Osnar Paints & Contracts

    Mumbai, India


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  • Jeff-Didas
    Jeffrey L. Didas

    Matcor Inc.

    Tucson, AZ

    Vice President

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  • Michael Ames
    Michael Ames

    Chapman Engineering

    Boerne, TX


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  • A. I. Sandy Williamson
    A. I. Sandy Williamson

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Past President

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  • Bob Chalker
    Bob Chalker

    NACE International

    Chief Executive Officer

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Area Directors

  • Eric Langelund
    Eric Langelund

    Piping & Corrosion Specialties, Inc.

    Millersville, MD

    Central Area

    2016 - 2019

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  • Mohammed Alsubaie
    Mohammed Al-Subaie

    Saudi Aramco

    Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

    West Asia and Africa Area

    2016 - 2019

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  • Andrew Haiko
    Andrew Haiko

    LTK Engineering Services

    Ambler, PA

    Eastern Area

    2016 - 2019

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  • Jorge Canto
    Jorge Canto

    Corrosion y Proteccion

    Hidalgo, Mexico

    Latin American Area

    2016 - 2019

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  • Toyoji Takeuchi
    Toyoji Takeuchi

    Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine Engineering Co. Ltd

    Yokosuka, JAPAN

    East Asia and Pacific Area


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  • Debra Boisvert 2015
    Debra Boisvert

    Target Products Ltd.

    Burnaby, British Columbia

    Northern Area


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  • Darby Howard 2015
    J. Darby Howard

    JDH Corrosion Consultants Inc.

    Concord, California

    Western Area


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  • Thomas Ladwein 2015
    Thomas Ladwein

    University of Aalen

    Augsberg, Germany

    European Area


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Activity Directors

  • Cris Conner
    Cris Conner

    Utility Service & Maintenance, Inc.

    St. Louis, Missouri

    Technical & Research Activities

    2015 - 2019

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  • Michael S. O’Brien
    Michael S. O’Brien

    MARK 10 Resource Group Inc.

    Richmond, VA

    Education Activities Director


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  • C. Lindsay Enloe
    C. Lindsay Enloe

    Utility Safety & Design

    Swansea, IL

    Conference and Expositions Activities Director


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  • Richard Eckert 2015
    Richard Eckert


    Dublin, Ohio

    Publications Activities


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Ex Officio Directors

  • Keith Perkins
    Keith Perkins

    President, NACE Foundation

    Williams Companies

    Houston, Texas

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  • Chris Fowler 2015
    Chris M. Fowler

    President, NACE International Institute


    West Midlands, United Kingdom

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