Board of Trustees

The board of trustees is the elected constituent for the membership and the profession. Voting members include the president, president-elect, past president and elected senior vice presidents. Non-voting members include the treasurer, board secretary and executive director. Other non-voting members may be added by approval of the board of trustees as needed.

Jamie Rogers                       
Jamie Rogers
Professor & Regents' Outstanding Teacher 
University of Texas-Arlington 
Arlington, Texas

Senior VP - Academics
Janis Terpenny
Janis Terpenny
Wayne T. Davis Chair and Dean
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

David Poirier


Chief Executive Officer
The Poirier Group Ltd.
Etobicoke, Ontario

Senior VP - International

Gul Kremer

Gul Kremer

Professor & Chair
Iowa State University 
Ames, Iowa

Past President
Tim McGlothlin  
Tim McGlothlin  
Executive Director  
The Ergonomics Center  
Raleigh, North Carolina

Senior VP - Continuing Education
J. Cole Smith                        
Cole Smith Dean of the the College of Engineering
and Computer Science                      
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Senior VP - Publications
Candace Yano
Candace Arai Yano Kalbach Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Operations & Information Technology Management
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California    

VP of Student Development
Dawn Strickland
(non-voting member)
Dawn Strickland Director of Student Services and Instructor
H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Georgia Tech

Senior VP - Industry
Carl Kirpes

Crude Oil Strategy & Analysis
Marathon Petroleum Company

Chief Executive Officer
Don H. Greene 
(non-voting member)
Don H. Greene Chief Executive Officer
Norcross, Georgia

Senior VP - North American Operations
Kevin Taaffe
Kevin Taaffe Associate Professor                      
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina

Joseph Wilck
(non-voting member)
Joe Wilck Clinical Associate Professor
College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia

Senior VP - Technical Operations
Amanda Mewborn
Amanda Mewborn Executive Director, Project Management Office
Piedmont Healthcare
Atlanta, Georgia

Industry Advisory Board Representative
Bob Pudlo
Vice President
FedEx Ground
Moon Township, Pennsylvania