The TMS Board of Directors is made up of minerals, metals, and materials scientists and engineers who are respected in their professions and elected by their peers to serve the Society. Meet the current TMS Board members who are helping the Society fulfill its mission and setting the course for future endeavors.

W. Jud Ready
TMS President
Principal Research Engineer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/23/2023
Ellen Cerreta
TMS Past President
Division Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/23/2023
Brad Boyce
TMS Vice President
Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/23/2023
Charles Ward
TMS Financial Planning Officer
Retired, US Air Force Research Laboratory
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023
James Robinson
TMS Secretary/Executive Director
Executive Director, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Term: 05/29/2012 - 03/31/9999
Christina Meskers
TMS Director/Chair, Extraction & Processing Division
Senior Researcher, SINTEF
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023
Paul Ohodnicki
TMS Director/Chair, Functional Materials Division
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023
David Bourell
TMS Director, Professional Development
Temple Foundation Professor, University of Texas
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023
Judy Schneider
TMS Director/Chair, Content
Professor, University of Alabama at Huntsville
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023
Paul Mason
TMS Director/Chair, Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division
President, Thermo-Calc Software Inc.
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/27/2025
Viola Acoff
TMS Director/Chair, Membership & Student Development
Associate Dean, University of Alabama
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/27/2025
Suveen Mathaudhu
TMS Director/Chair, Structural Materials Division
Professor, Colorado School of Mines
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/27/2025
Timothy Rupert
TMS Director/Chair, Program
Professor, University of California, Irvine
Term: 03/19/2021 - 03/31/2024
Edward Williams
TMS Director/Chair, Light Metals Division
Director of Manufacturing Technology, Arconic
Term: 03/03/2022 - 03/27/2025
Eric Brown
TMS Director/Chair, Public & Governmental Affairs
Executive Advisor, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Term: 02/28/2020 - 03/31/2023

Past TMS Presidents

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