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Posted By ASC, Friday, October 18, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, May 12, 2015



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Officers, Executive Committee and Board Members Begin Terms January 1, 2014

October 24, 2013 – Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces volunteer leadership for 2014, including a new executive committee member and two new board members.

ASC’s leadership beginning January 1, 2014 includes:

ASC Officers for 2014

Chair:             Rusty Thompson, President and CEO, Evans Adhesive Corporation

Treasurer:    Andy Johnston, Vice President, Adhesives, Ashland Performance Materials

President:     Matt Croson, ASC

New Executive Committee Member for 2014

Supplier Seat:  Christine Bryant, Senior Vice President, Bayer MaterialScience

New Board Members for 2014

Christian MacIver, Vice President, MWV

Matt Devine, President, DHM Adhesives

Mark Siebert, Vice President, Kraton (renewed term)

Larry Owen, Senior Vice President, Franklin International (renewed term)

Chris Urheim, Director, Dow (renewed term)

“ASC’s volunteer leadership team is a solid mix of formulators, raw materials manufacturers and equipment suppliers who all have the same goal: add value to the ASC membership,” reports Matt Croson, President of ASC.  “I look forward to working closely with our current board and our new members as we move the Council forward in new and different ways.”

ASC officers serve a two year term; this is the second year of the current officers’ two year terms.  The Executive Committee Supplier Seat is a two year term.  All Board positions are three year terms.  All volunteer positions start on January 1, 2014. 

Board members are voted into office by the ASC membership.  The vote occurred August 2013.  Executive Committee Members and Officers are voted into office by the Board of Directors.  The results of the elections were announced at the October 23, 2013 Membership Luncheon as part of the ASC Fall Convention and EXPO held in Minneapolis, MN.  

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 129 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit



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