Many upcoming events this fall have me thinking about safety. ASTM International’s Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco, the fall standards development meetings in New Orleans and Orlando,…

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Although I am always “ASTM proud,” the past few months have given me an elevated sense of appreciation for all things ASTM International.

A successful board of directors meeting in April…

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The past few years have shown us that almost nothing can stop the great work of our members around the world. Even with the lack of in-person standards-development meetings over the past two years…

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Over the years, I’ve learned that standards can mean many different things to many different people. Standards can mean increased efficiency on an assembly line to one person. They can mean a…

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It seems like just yesterday that I was welcoming in the outgoing ASTM International Chair John Logar, and now I find myself thanking him for a dedicated and productive year of service to our…

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I have always been proud of ASTM International’s ever-growing footprint as an international standards organization and the elements of our membership and mission that make ASTM and the ASTM…

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There are many factors that make ASTM International a trusted and valued global standards organization, not the least of which is our rich and storied history. What began with standards supporting…

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In my time at ASTM International, I’ve been impressed with the breadth and diversity of ASTM’s global outreach efforts, especially in recent years. The ability of our organization to connect with…

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It is an exciting time at ASTM International. We are quickly approaching our 125th Anniversary in 2023 and the planning is underway. This has allowed me the opportunity to look back at the…

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At times, many of us have struggled to explain the societal impact of ASTM International to someone unfamiliar with our work or mission. I know it has taken me a few years to perfect that elevator…

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