Educating, connecting and growing the evolving elastomer community

Executive Committee

Steering Committee

Kim Dempsey-Miller

Chair, RecycleDelphia
Jerry McCall

James D. Eddy


Anthony Mariniello

Treasurer, ChemSpec, Ltd.

Krista Toutant

Assistant Treasurer, R.D. Abbott, Co., Inc.

Ron Campbell

Secretary, Greene Tweed
David O'Brien

David R. O’Brien

Director of Bylaws & Procedures, AirBoss Rubber Compounding

Kathy Lambrinos

Directors' Representative, Starlim

Andy Anderson

Directors' Representative-elect, Eutsler Technical Products, Inc.
John M. Long

John M. Long

Councilor, JMLong Rubber Consultants, LLC
Leonard Thomas

Leonard Thomas

Alternate Councilor, Consultant
Mark Pertas

Mark Petras

Member-at-Large, ChemRep, Inc.

Terry DeLapa

Past Chair, Alpha Technologies

William Stahl

Past Chair, Rainbow Master Mixing, LLC

Jerry McCall

Past Chair, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.

Lakisha Miller-Barclay

Executive Director & CEO, Rubber Division, ACS

Area Directors

*Indicates an Affiliated Technical Organization

Blue Ridge Rubber Group – Wade Denton, Sovereign Chemical
Bourbon Trail Elastomer Group - Krista Toutant, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Brazil Rubber Group - ABTB* – Andre Mautone, Microjuntas
Canadian Society for Chemistry* – Richard Pazur, National Defense of Canada
Chicago Rubber Group – Rick Webb, SKF Sealing Solutions NA
Detroit Rubber Group – David Clark, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Solutions
Energy Polymer Group – Andy Anderson, Eutsler Technical Products
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 – John Mohl II, Maplan GmbH
MidAtlantic Rubber Group – Joe Martin, Solvay Specialty Polymers
New England Rubber Group – Anthony Mariniello, ChemSpec Ltd.
Ohio Rubber Group – Mike McDonnell, HEXPOL Compounding
Ontario Rubber Group – Kathy Lambrinos, Starlim
Quebec Rubber Group – Philippe Julien, Azelis Canada, Inc.
Southern Rubber Group – Jerry McCall, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Twin Cities Rubber Group – Tim Reski, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics

Committee Chairs

Strategic Education – Joel Karczewski II, Alpha Technologies & John M. Long, JMLong Rubber Consultants, LLC
Exhibits & Future Sites – Jerry McCall, R.D. Abbott Co., Inc.
Marketing – Anthony Mariniello, ChemSpec, Ltd.
Membership – Russ Vogelsong, Lion Elastomers
Program Planning – Lewis Tunnicliffe, Birla Carbon