Board of Directors
Our Board of Directors is compromised of our Executive Committee, Rubber Group Area Directors and select Committee Chairs.
James D. Eddy
Chair-elect, ChemSpec, Ltd.
Treasurer, R.D. Abbott, Co., Inc.
Assistant Treasurer, Greene Tweed
Secretary, Lion Elastomers
Director of Bylaws & Procedures
Directors' Representative, Eutsler Technical Products, Inc.
Directors' Representative-elect, YIGlobal
John M. Long
Councilor, JMLong Rubber Consultants, LLC
Jeffrey (Chenchy) Lin
Alternate Councilor, Goodyear
Past Chair, Rainbow Master Mixing, LLC
Executive Director & CEO, Rubber Division, ACS
*Indicates an Affiliated Technical Organization
Blue Ridge Rubber Group – Richard Spontak, North Carolina University
Bourbon Trail Elastomer Group - Scott Legleu, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Brazil Rubber Group - ABTB* – Andre Mautone, Microjuntas
Canadian Society for Chemistry* – Richard Pazur, National Defence, Government of Canada
Chicago Rubber Group – Rick Webb, SKF Sealing Solutions NA
Detroit Rubber Group – David Clark, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Solutions
Energy Polymer Group – Sean Djuricic, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Fort Wayne Rubber Group – Daryl D. Meyer, ARLANXEO USA LLC
Indian Rubber Institute* – Mehul Patel, Attuned Polymers Laboratories
Los Angeles Rubber Group – Renee Horvatich, Akrochem Corporation
Mexico Rubber Group – Jose Gazano, Consultant
Michigan Rubber Group – Tim Dickerson, ChemRep
MidAtlantic Rubber Group – Joe Martin, Solvay Specialty Polymers
New England Rubber Group – Tara Castine, Garware Fulflex USA Inc.
Ohio Rubber Group – Mike McDonnell, Zeon Chemicals
Ontario Rubber Group – Andrew Biska, Azelis Canada, Inc.
Quebec Rubber Group – Philippe Julien, Azelis Canada, Inc.
Southern Rubber Group – Travis Wesley, PHT International, Inc.
Twin Cities Rubber Group – Janice Jones, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Education – Erick Sharp, ACE Laboratories
Exhibits – Robert Carroll III, R.E. Carroll, Inc.
Marketing – Scott Legleu, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Membership – Russ Vogelsong, Lion Elastomers
Program Planning – Lewis Tunnicliffe, Birla Carbon
Young Professionals – Kylie Knipp, Akron Rubber Development Laboratory (ARDL)