Leadership and Governance
All leadership positions in AIST require membership in AIST and active employment in the iron and steel industry. Refer to the Bylaws for term duration and other requirements.
The Board consists of 29 Directors including: ten officers, the President of the AIST Foundation, representatives from the Association's nine Technology Divisions, and commensurate representation from nine of the Association's Member Chapters.
Each Chapter shall have, at a minimum, the following officers: (i) Chair, (ii) Vice Chair and (iii) Secretary. Many Chapters also utilize additional officers such as Membership Chair, Scholarship Chair, etc.
Each Technology Committee shall have, at a minimum, the following officers: (i) Chair and (ii) Vice Chair. Many Committees also utilize additional officers such as Membership Chair, Papers Chair, etc.
Attendance is by invitation only to all AIST Technology Committee officers, Member Chapter officers and board members. This year, the conference will be held 19–21 November 2014 in New Orleans, La., USA
The primary objective of this annual conference is to enhance industry value through participation in AIST activities, and to help you grow as a leader in our association and in the steel industry. We will tackle strategic initiatives such as globalization, training, communication and recruiting challenges. In addition, we will develop personal skills with topics such as conflict management and finding opportunities during a crisis.