Board of Directors
The governance of Rubber Division, ACS is the responsibility of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is made up of members of the Executive Committee along with the Area Directors and select Committee Chairs and Affiliated Partners as non-voting members.
Chair, ChemSpec, Ltd.
R.D. Abbott, Co., Inc.
Assistant Treasurer, Lion Elastomers
Secretary, ACE Laboratories
Director of Bylaws & Procedures
Directors' Representative-elect, National Defence - Government of Canada
John M. Long
Councilor, JMLong Rubber Consultants, LLC
Jeffrey (Chenchy) Lin
Alternate Councilor, Goodyear
Past Chair, KimLink, LLC
Lakisha Barclay, CAE
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 – Dilip De, Greene Tweed
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
Partnership - Kim Dempsey-Miller, KimLink, LLC
Program Planning – Critt Ohlemacher, Smithers
Young Professionals – Kylie Knipp, ACE Laboratories