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NACE Announces 2020-21 Board of Directors

Monday, July 27, 2020

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NACE International, The Corrosion Society, announced earlier this month its global Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year.

The Executive Committee will be led by Tim Bieri, of BP America Inc., who has been an active member of NACE for nearly three decades and has served in several leadership roles on the association’s board as well as several committees.

A Principal Corrosion Management Engineer with BP America’s Upstream Engineering Center, Bieri has more than 25 years of experience leading a range of engineering teams in the areas of mechanical engineering and integrity management in support of projects and operations.


NACE International, The Corrosion Society, announced earlier this month its global Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year.

In addition, he contributes to the health of the corrosion discipline, standards and practice, and integrated corrosion management, according to NACE. Bieri is a registered Professional Engineer, and a NACE-certified Internal Corrosion Specialist and Cathodic Protection Specialist.

"I am excited and honored to take on the role of NACE President and have the opportunity to work with such an impressive group of board members and staff during this momentous time in NACE's 76-year history," said Bieri. "As we embark on combining NACE with SSPC and continue to contend with the impact of the global pandemic, I am ready to position our organization and industry for the challenges of today and those still ahead of us."

The 2020-21 Board of Directors includes:

  • President - Tim Bieri, BP America Inc.;
  • Vice President - Cris Conner, Utility Service;
  • Treasurer (2019-22) - Russell Norris, The Sherwin-Williams Company;
  • Past President (2019-20) - Terry Greenfield, Consulex; and
  • Chief Executive Officer - Bob Chalker, NACE International.

Area Directors include:

  • Central Area (2020-23) - Cal Chapman, Chapman Engineering;
  • West Asia and Africa Area (2020-23) - Abduallah Aldossary, Saudi Aramco;
  • Eastern Area (2019-22) - Emer Flounders, Aegion/Corrpro;
  • Latin American Area (2019-22) - Leonardo Uller, Surplus;
  • East Asia and Pacific Area (2020-23) - Rolf Gubner, Consultant;
  • Northern Area (2019-22) - Doug Kellow, Brenntag Canada Inc.;
  • Western Area (2018-21) - Ryan Tinnea, Tinnea & Associates; and
  • European Area (2018-21) - Amir Eliezer, CTO-Trymer Ltd.

Activity Directors include:

  • Technical & Research Activities (2019-22) - Brian Saldanha, Chemours Company;
  • Education Activities Director (2017-21) - Michael S. O’Brien, Mark 10 Resource Group Inc.;
  • Conference and Expositions Activities Director (2020-23) - Kimberly-Joy Harris, Enbridge;
  • Publications Activities (2018-21) - Bernardo Duran, International Zinc Association; and
  • Standards Board Activities Director (2020-23) - Roy Fultineer, Roberts Corrosion Services, LLC.

The At-Large Director is Daniel P. Adley, KTA-Tator Inc. The Ex-Officio Directors are President, NACE Foundation, Matt Schimdt, Hoover Ferguson; and President, NACE International Institute, Kevin Garrity, Mears Groups.


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; Associations; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Good Technical Practice; Latin America; NACE; NACE; North America; Personnel; Z-Continents

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