ASME Board of Governors (BOG)

ASME's affairs, large and small, are managed by a Board of Governors (BOG) chosen from its membership. This board has full control of the activities of the Society, subject to the limitations of the Constitution and By-Laws and Society Policies. The voting members of the Board of Governors consist of the President, the most recent available past President, nine members-at-large and the President elect (if not currently a member-at-large).

“Aim for the highest”


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J. Robert Sims


Immediate Past President
Madiha Kotb

President Nominee/Elect
Julio Guerrero

Executive Director
Thomas G. Loughlin

Stacey Swisher Harnetty
Term 2013 - 2016

John Goossen
Term 2014 - 2017

John Elter
Term 2012 – 2015

Urmila Ghia
Term 2014 - 2017

Bernard Hrubala
Term 2012 – 2015

Richard Laudenat
Term 2012 – 2015

William Worek
Term 2013 - 2016

Andrew C. Taylor
Term 2013 - 2016

Jack Tuohy
Term 2014 - 2017

Society Officers

Warren DeVries

Assistant Secretary
John Delli Venneri

Second Assistant Treasurer
June Ling

Assistant Treasurer
William Garofalo




David Soukup
Managing Director, Governance
Tel: 212.591.7397

Additional Information

Board of Governors' Committee Pages