NACE Foundation Board of Directors

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Matt Schmidt

Matt Schmidt is currently based in Houston, TX as Vice President Human Resources for Hoover Ferguson. Previously, he spent 18 years with Nalco Champion, serving as Product Line Manager for Asset Integrity, Director of Training and Development, and General Manager of Business Functions.  He holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from Texas A&M University.

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Norm Byrne

Norm Byrne is Sr. R&D Director in the Industrial Intermediates & Infrastructure Division and serves as Texas Operations R&D Site Leader in Freeport, TX. He has over 27 years of experience in the development of specialty chemicals & engineering solutions as well as provision of service for the oil & gas industry. Current responsibilities include […]

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Russell Norris

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Skip Damschroder

Skip is currently the Manager of the North American Key Account Management Team for International Paint.  His primary focus is on strategic accounts and multinational projects; account identification and allocation; long term strategy planning and implementation; and talent recruitment and performance management. Mr. Damschroder has 29 years of coatings industry experience in various positions including manufacturing, […]

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Bryan Louque

Program Manager with 25-years of experience in the pipeline industry where he has been involved with the design, construction, operations and maintenance of pipeline systems with specific emphasis on corrosion control, pipeline integrity and regulatory compliance programs on hazardous liquids (Part 195) and natural gas (Part 192) pipeline systems. He has held corrosion control, pipeline […]

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Gordon Carson

Gordon Carson is the Integrity Supervisor at Plains All American Pipeline.  After serving in the United States Navy for ten years on board nuclear submarines and as Recruiter-in-Charge of US Navy Recruiting Station, he began his career as a corrosion technician. He has been involved in the management of large ECDA projects, CP design and […]

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Melissa Molitor

Melissa Molitor is currently the Vice President of Marketing for Carboline, a major global industrial coating supplier. She has been with Carboline for 8 years, serving as Marketing Communications Manager, Director of Global Communications and Vice President of Global Communications prior to her current position. Melissa has a B.F.A with an emphasis in graphic design […]

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Sean Browning

Mr. Browning has been involved in the paint and coatings industry for 27 years, including extensive hands on experience. By reason of Mr. Browning’s industry background, experience, technical certification, and professional training acquired over the years, he is highly qualified to perform technical services associated with the application, specifying, consulting, training and failure analysis of […]

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Lawrence Rearick

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Samir Degan

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Kim Ray

Kim Ray, Executive Director of the NACE Foundation and Senior Manager of University Programs for NACE International leads the University Student Design and Applied Solutions Competition. Ray brings an array of project management skills honed through 16 years of experience in marketing and communications, education, certification and credentialing. A NACE employee for seven years, Ray […]

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Bob Chalker

20Bob Chalker is the Chief Executive Officer of NACE International, a professional technical association for leaders in corrosion control technology. For the past year and half, Chalker served as Managing Director & CEO of ASQ Global, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Society for Quality. Prior to being named Managing Director at ASQ Global in […]

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