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Past Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Events

Members of AWMI attended the joint meeting with the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter on 22 February 2024 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA (left to right): chapter scholarship chair Jaime Hart, Sabrina Schiefelbein, Cassie Marich and Christine Kish.

Meeting — February 2024
On Thursday, 22 February 2024, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted their Young Engineers’ Night at the Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. The meeting was held jointly with the Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI). Presenting companies included Materion, Rockwell Automation, Metallus Inc., and The Rudolph Libbe Group.
The meeting provided local engineering students with an insight into what the industry offers in terms of career paths for graduating engineers. Students from Youngstown State University and Akron University were in attendance along with over 90 members and guests.
Abby Heldt presented her experiences with onboarding and working for Materion as a strip processing engineer, and her focus on cold rolling operations.
Andrew Quick discussed his experiences working at Metallus Inc. in a number of positions in IT, and in the Manufacturing Excellence group, making business improvements and working on efficiency initiatives.
Kristen Kosatka, Rockwell Automation, detailed her multiple experiences of the training she received as a new hire, and subsequently her role of onboarding new hires as well as what to look for when changing roles within a company.
Nick Horton wrapped up the presentations by reviewing the projects he has worked on at the Rudolph Libbe Group and encouraged student engineers to explore co-ops with different companies to gain a better perspective on the opportunities that are available. He also noted the importance of “learning all you can” from engineering courses.

The chapter officers presented gifts to the Young Professionals during their meeting on 22 February 2024 (left to right): vice chair Larry Marks, Abby Heldt, Kristen Kosatka, Nick Horton, Andrew Quick and chair Steve Murphy.

Annual Fall Dinner Meeting — October 2023
On Wednesday, 11 October 2023, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted AIST Foundation president-elect Terry Fedor II, executive vice president, Operations East, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., at the Holiday Inn Cleveland South in Independence, Ohio, USA, for their annual fall dinner meeting. There were 209 guests in attendance at the successful event.

Members of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s executive committee thanked Terry Fedor II for his presentation at the 11 October meeting (left to right): Pete Rebuelta, chair; Steve Murphy; Fedor; Steve Asseff, vice chair; Larry Marks, secretary; Jaime Hart, scholarship chair; and Ron Ashburn, AIST executive director. 

Golf Outing — August 2023
On Monday, 28 August 2023, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland section held its second golf outing of the year at Shale Creek Golf Course in Medina, Ohio, USA. This year, 124 members, guests, and sponsors attended the outing and dinner. Proceeds from the event, as well as the chapter’s Canton section golf outing, fund the five scholarships that are awarded every year by the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter.

Golf Outing — July 2023
On Monday, 24 July 2023, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Canton section hosted its 63rd annual Joe Szasz Memorial Golf Outing at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA, with 140 people in attendance. Proceeds from the outing help to fund the four scholarships that are awarded by the chapter each year.

On Wednesday, 2 August 2023, the chapter held its annual scholarship awards dinner at Ken Stewart’s Grille in Akron, Ohio, USA. Members of the chapter’s executive committee hosted the recipients and their parents to celebrate the achievements of the students. The chapter awarded a total of US$14,000 for the 2023–2024 academic year.

Attendees enjoyed the day at the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter 63rd annual Joe Szasz Memorial Golf Outing and dinner on 24 July 2023.

Social Event — June 2023
Chapter members and guests of the Northeastern Ohio Chapter gathered for a social event at the at The Terrace Club inside Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to watch the Cleveland Guardians play on Saturday, 10 June 2023. More than 60 attendees enjoyed a beautiful day at the ballpark.

Keynote Address — March 2023
On Thursday, 16 March 2023, 2022–2023 AIST president Keith J. Howell, chief operating officer, ArcelorMittal North America, presented to 125 attendees at the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s dinner meeting at the Sheraton Suites Akron Cuyahoga Falls in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA.
AIST executive director Ron Ashburn opened the meeting and presented an update on AIST and upcoming events, along with the message for the need for continued involvement in the organization to continue the mission of sustaining a strong global steel industry.
In his keynote address, Howell detailed ArcelorMittal North America’s long-range plans and upcoming investments slated to cut their CO2 emissions and make their operations more sustainable for the future.

Members of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter executive committee welcomed keynote speaker Keith Howell to the meeting on 16 March 2023 (left to right): chapter scholarship chair Jaime Hart; Lincoln Braden; chapter secretary Larry Marks; 2015–2016 AIST president George Koenig; 2022–2023 AIST president Keith Howell; chapter chair Steve Murphy; Pete Rebuelta; chapter vice chair Steve Asseff; and AIST executive director Ron Ashburn.

Golf Outing — July 2022
On Monday, 25 July 2022, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 62nd annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA. There were 118 golfers in attendance.
On Monday, 12 September 2022, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter held its second golf outing of the year at Shale Creek Golf Course in Median, Ohio, USA. This year, 120 members, guests and sponsors attended the outing and dinner. Proceeds from the event, as well as the Chapter’s Canton Section golf outing, fund the five scholarships that are awarded every year by the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter. Two of these scholarships (Glossbrenner and Klush scholarships) are both four years in duration. Members who have a college-age child or grandchild are reminded to apply for one of these scholarships if their student is pursuing a degree in engineering. Details can be found at AIST.org.

Networking Event — April 2022
Members and friends of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter gathered at the Hooley House Montrose in Copley, Ohio, USA, on Thursday, 23 June 2022, for a networking event. There were 15 in attendance at the informal get-together. The chapter also hosted a day at the ballpark to watch the Cleveland Guardians play against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, 25 June 2022, at The Terrace Club inside Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. More than 75 attendees gathered for a picnic-style lunch and enjoyed the chapter camaraderie.

Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair Steve Murphy (right) presented the AIST Member Chapter Outstanding Service Award to past chair John Bondy (left) at the chapter’s dinner meeting in Independence, Ohio, USA, on 28 April 2022.

Spring Dinner Meeting — April 2022
On 28 April 2022, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. chairman, president and chief executive officer Lourenco Goncalves at the Rockside Road Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio, USA, for their annual spring dinner meeting. There were more than 300 guests in attendance for the dinner, making this one of the largest Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter functions in the last several years.
Goncalves’ keynote address focused on Cleveland-Cliffs’ recent acquisitions resulting in it becoming the largest flat-rolled steel company and the largest iron ore pellet producer in the U.S. and North America. Goncalves detailed his early years in the industry and how those experiences shaped his drive and perseverance. He also detailed for the audience how his company’s use of direct reduced iron has already reduced their carbon emissions by 50% over competitors worldwide. 
As part of the meeting, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair Steve Murphy, TimkenSteel Corp., recognized past chair John Bondy, Cleveland-Cliffs Cleveland Works LLC, for his contributions over the past several years with an AIST Member Chapter Outstanding Service Award.
AIST executive director Ron Ashburn was also in attendance and presented an update on AIST and upcoming events. He stressed the importance of strong membership involvement to continue AIST’s mission of sustaining and advancing the steel industry.

Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair Steve Murphy (right) presented the AIST Member Chapter Outstanding Service Award to past chair John Bondy (left) at the chapter’s dinner meeting in Independence, Ohio, USA, on 28 April 2022.
Members of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter executive committee welcomed keynote speaker Lourenco Goncalves to the meeting (left to right): Terry Fedor; Lincoln Braden; chapter secretary Larry Marks; Goncalves; chapter chair Steve Murphy; chapter vice chair Steven Asseff; Pete Rebuelta; chapter scholarship chair Jaime Hart; and AIST executive director Ron Ashburn.

Social Hour — March 2022
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a social hour on Tuesday, 15 March 2022, at the Winking Lizard Tavern in Independence, Ohio, USA. The event provided fellowship and networking opportunities for the 50 attendees.

Golf Outing — September 2021
On Monday, 27 September 2021, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section held a golf outing at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. A great turnout of 101 golfers enjoyed a day on the course and at the dinner that followed. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s scholarship fund.

Golf Outing — July 2021
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 60th annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing on Monday, 19 July 2021, at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA, for 75 golfers.

Day out at the ballpark — June 2021
The Northeastern The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 60th annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing on Monday, 19 July 2021, at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA, for 75 golfers.
Ohio Member Chapter hosted a day out at the ballpark to watch the Cleveland Indians play on Saturday, 12 June 2021, at The Terrace Club inside Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. More than 90 attendees gathered for a picnic-style lunch and enjoyed the camaraderie.

Golf Outing — August 2019
On Monday, 26 August 2019, 116 members of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter gathered for their golf outing at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. Golfers came out and enjoyed a day on the course and a dinner that followed. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Scholarship fund.

Golf Outing — July 2019
On Monday, 22 July 2019, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 60th annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA. The rain held off and 95 golfers enjoyed a great day on the course, followed by a networking dinner.

Baseball Game — May 2019
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a day out at the ballpark to watch the Cleveland Indians play on Saturday, 18 May 2019, at The Terrace Club inside Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. More than 100 attendees gathered for a picnic-style lunch and enjoyed the camaraderie.

Young Engineer's Night — April 2019
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Young Engineer’s Night on 9 April 2019 at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. Four young engineers presented to the group of 125 professionals and students in attendance. The presenting engineers included: Nicholas Thomas, ArcelorMittal Cleveland; Farres Sarrouh, Middough Inc.; Bill Katko, NLMK Pennsylvania; and Don Dixon, TimkenSteel Corp.
Plaques were presented to Larry Marks, TimkenSteel Corp., and Pete Rebuelta, MINTEQ International, in appreciation of their service to the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter as past chairs.
The Chapter also held a networking social hour on Wednesday, 20 March 2019, at Club Impulse at the Holiday Inn Rockside in Independence, Ohio, USA, which 40 professionals attended.

Golf Outing — August 2018
On Monday, 27 August 2018, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section hosted a golf outing at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. A great turnout of 116 golfers enjoyed a day on the course and at the dinner that followed. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Scholarship fund.

Golf Outing — July 2018
On Monday, 23 July 2018, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 59th annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing at The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA.  This was the chapter’s second outing on the course and 140 golfers enjoyed a great day of networking.

Ballpark Outing — July 2018
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a day out at the ballpark to watch the Cleveland Indians play on Saturday, 16 July 2018, at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. More than 90 attendees gathered for a picnic-style lunch at The Corner Bar inside the stadium and enjoyed the camaraderie.

Young Engineers' Night — April 2018
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Young Engineers’ Night on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. Four young engineers presented to the group of professionals and students in attendance. The young engineers represented ArcelorMittal Cleveland, Middough Inc., The Rudolph Libbe Group and TimkenSteel Corp.

Larry Marks talked with a student attendee at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center in Brecksville, Ohio, USA, on 3 February 2018.

2018 Career Showcase — February 2018
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter participated in the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) 2018 Career Showcase on Saturday, 3 February 2018, in Brecksville, Ohio, USA. Approximately 400 students in grades 7 through 12, along with their parents, attended the event. 
Larry Marks, AIST Board of Directors representative and past Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair, TimkenSteel Corp., along with scholarship chair Jaime Hart, Rudolph Libbe Group, provided information and answered questions about engineering careers in the metals industry as well as encouraged parents and students to apply for AIST scholarships. It was a great opportunity for kids to learn about STEM career fields and why the steel industry seeks STEM knowledge and skills.

Golf Outing — August 2017
On Monday, 28 August 2017, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section golf outing was held at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. A great turnout of 144 golfers enjoyed a day on the course and continued networking at the dinner that followed. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s scholarship fund.

Golf Outing — July 2017
On Monday, 17 July 2017, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 58th annual Joe Szasz Memorial Golf Outing. The annual fundraising event was held at a new course this year, The Quarry Golf Club in Canton, Ohio, USA. The weather cooperated and 132 golfers enjoyed a wonderful day followed by dinner, networking, awards and prizes.
The event is one of two golf outings the Northeastern Member Chapter hosts each year in its efforts to raise scholarship money to fund the chapter’s four scholarships: The Alfred B. Glossbrenner scholarship, the John Klusch Scholarship, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Akron University Scholarship and the Northeastern Ohio Youngstown State Scholarship. In total, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter awards US$14,000 annually in scholarships.

1. Jaime Hart, Rudolph Libbe Group and Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter scholarship chair, presented awards and prizes at the golf outing on 17 July 2017 in Canton, Ohio, USA. 2. Three of the recipients of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s 2017 scholarship were presented with certificates (left to right): Patrick LaRoy, Indiana University of Purdue; Alexis Yerkey, University of Akron; and Mark Mulhollen, University of Akron.
 

Dinner Meeting — April 2017
On 27 April 2017, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a dinner meeting at the Sheraton Suites in Akron, Ohio, USA, that highlighted the emerging technology of drones. Matthew Roberts, survey manager, DLZ Services, presented, “Unmanned Aerial Surveying and Inspection.”
Roberts provided an in-depth perspective on the requirements of and benefits associated with the many types of aerial surveying and inspections made possible through drone technology. He discussed how the technology is applied and how it has enhanced his company’s ability to improve topographical mapping and speed modeling efforts by calculating volumetric quantities for industrial, mining and power companies.
Roberts also illustrated how this technology can improve inspections of structures, bridges, dams, wind turbines, cell towers, etc. He noted how the use of infrared camera technology can also be applied to provide more technical data on systems being studied. Roberts pointed out the future advances will incorporate the use of light detection and ranging technology as equipment becomes lighter.
Larry Marks, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair, TimkenSteel Corp., concluded the evening by presenting Roberts with a commemorative clock and thanking him for presenting to the 52 attendees.

Student Engineers Night — March 2017
On Thursday, 16 March 2017, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Student Engineers Night at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. The event provided a good networking event for both student and young professional engineers present. The dinner meeting focused on providing local engineering students an insight into what the steel industry offers in terms of career paths for graduating engineers. Students from Youngstown State University, Akron University, Cleveland State University and The Ohio State University were in attendance, along with more than 60 guests and members. Members were also encouraged to BYOYE (Bring Your Own Young Engineer), which provided the student engineers firsthand information about the opportunities available in steel through talking with engineers early in their own careers.
The evening’s events included four recent graduates who presented their experiences on entering the workforce, and tips for the student engineers to help them better meet company’s expectations for entering the industry as a graduating engineer.
Cory Gravesmill, steel processing engineer, TimkenSteel Corp., presented on his experiences within company, and the Steel Business Associate program in which he works in multiple areas of the steel manufacturing process. Gravesmill provided insight to the students regarding the many career opportunities available to engineers who work in the steel industry.
Jon Muszik, mechanical engineer, Globex Corp., detailed the uses and benefits of 3D and finite element analysis modeling. Muszik noted how he built upon his college experience to develop his skills in the different modeling processes, and how valuable modeling is to today’s engineers.
Ryan O’Hearn, structural engineer, R.E. Warner & Associates, next presented on the benefits of co-oping and his involvement with organizations such as AIST and the American Society of Civil Engineers. O’Hearn detailed how important networking is for student engineers, and the “doors” networking can open for students upon graduation.
Mike Zottola, engineer, ArcelorMittal Cleveland, concluded the presentations detailing his experiences with ArcelorMittal, illustrating the varied responsibilities an engineer is exposed to within the industry and the many opportunities available.
The chapter presented the speakers with gifts of appreciation and thanked the students and facility members for participating in the annual event.

Dinner Meeting — October 2016
On Wednesday, 12 October 2016, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a dinner meeting at the Holiday Inn Cleveland South–Independence in Independence, Ohio, USA.
The evening was highlighted by Wendell Carter, ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, with his inaugural presentation to a Member Chapter as AIST president for 2016–2017.
Carter’s presentation focused on ArcelorMittal’s presence in the world steel markets, in particular the Americas, as well as AIST’s presence throughout the world.
Carter noted the impact imports have had on all U.S. flat-roll producers in recent years, and the current trade case duties levied on the countries found to be “dumping” their products in the United States. Carter also detailed how these duties will help correct some of the imbalance caused from these dumping activities here. He explained the benefits and impact AIST has on the steel-producing community throughout the world, and the ongoing efforts in sustaining the global steel industry.
Carter surveyed the room as part of his discussion to see how many present were under 30 years of age. Of the 85 attendees at the meeting, only six stood as members of that age group. Carter declared that this is our challenge — to engage and keep young engineers in the organization and in the steel industry.
Carter detailed the many activities and benefits of AIST; especially those geared toward young engineers. He encouraged those in the audience age 30 and under to take advantage of the free membership and to attend local Member Chapter meetings and AISTech to see firsthand the training and networking opportunities AIST offers.

1. Larry Marks (right), Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair, presented a plaque of appreciation to AIST president Wendell Carter (left) for his keynote presentation at the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter dinner meeting. 2. Members of the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s executive committee were in attendance at the chapter’s dinner meeting on 12 October 2016.
 

Golf Outing — August 2016
On Monday, 29 August 2016, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section golf outing was held at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. The 115 golfers utilized all 27 of the course’s holes. Following golf, the attendees enjoyed a networking and fellowship dinner. Proceeds from the event benefited the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s scholarship fund.

The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Canton section golf outing on 25 July 2016 drew 128 golfers.

Golf Outing — July 2016
On Monday, 25 July 2016, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its 57th annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing. The 128 golfers who attended the annual fundraising event at Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio, USA, enjoyed a wonderful day of golf and networking.
The 18-hole scramble was followed by dinner, awards and prizes in the Shady Hollows reception room.
The event is one of two golf outings the Northeastern Member Chapter sponsors each year in its efforts to raise money to fund the chapter’s four scholarships: the Alfred B. Glossbrenner Scholarship, the John Klusch Scholarship, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Akron University Scholarship and the Northeastern Ohio Youngstown State Scholarship. In total, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter awards US$16,000 annually in scholarships.
At the dinner, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair Larry Marks of TimkenSteel Corp. detailed the scholarship efforts that the chapter has been engaged in since 1988, when the Glossbrenner scholarship was founded, and recounted the number of student engineers who have been helped through these scholarship efforts over the past 28 years. The names of this year’s scholarship recipients were also announced (see page 44).

Student Engineers Night — March 2016
On Thursday, 3 March 2016, the AIST Northern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Student Engineers Night at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. The evening provided a good networking opportunity for both student and young professional engineers. The dinner meeting focused on giving local engineering students insight into what the steel industry offers in terms of career paths for graduating engineers. Students from Youngstown State University and Akron University were in attendance, along with 60 guests and members.
The evening was a BYOYE (Bring Your Own Young Engineer) event, designed to provide student engineers with more firsthand information about the opportunities available in steel through interaction with engineers new to steel.
The evening’s agenda included presentations from three recent graduates who discussed their experiences entering the workforce and tips for the student engineers to help them better meet company’s expectations upon entering the industry. 

  • Matt Benovic, senior project manager, R.E. Warner & Associates, kicked off the night by reviewing his work experiences on a number of steel-related projects.

  • Amanda Cox, steel business associate, TimkenSteel Corp., discussed her experiences with TimkenSteel and their “Steel Business Associate” program, in which she has worked in a multiple areas of the steel manufacturing process. Cox provided insight about the variety of career paths available to engineers pursuing careers in steel.

  • Erik Schwandt, shift manager, mechanical maintenance at ArcelorMittal Cleveland, concluded the presentations by detailing his experiences with ArcelorMittal both as a co-op and engineer shift manager and by illustrating the varied responsibilities an engineer is exposed to within the steel industry.

Engineering students from Akron University and Youngstown State University attend the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Student Engineers Night on 3 March 16. 
The Northeastern Ohio’s Member Chapter’s Student Engineers Night featured three keynote presentations (left to right): Erik Schwandt, ArcelorMittal Cleveland; Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair Larry Marks, Timken Steel Corp.; Amanda Cox, TimkenSteel Corp.; and Matthew Benovic, R.E. Warner & Associates.

Dinner Meeting — September 2015
On Tuesday, 29 September 2015, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a dinner meeting at the Holiday Inn Cleveland South–Independence in Independence, Ohio, USA. The dinner was held in conjunction with AIST’s Pipe and Tube — A Practical Training Seminar. The event featured a networking reception and dinner with a keynote presentation by Carolee Vanicek, director of tube manufacturing for TimkenSteel Corp. There were 110 attendees at the dinner, which included chapter members, guests and attendees from the conference.

1. Larry Marks (left), Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter chair, TimkenSteel Corp., presented a plaque of appreciation to Carolee Vanicek (right) of TimkenSteel Corp. for serving as keynote speaker at the chapter’s dinner meeting. 2. The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s dinner meeting was held on 29 September 2015 (left to right): John Bondy, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter committee member, ArcelorMittal Cleveland; Larry Marks; Steve Shapasian, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter committee member, Middough Inc.; Pete Rebeulta, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter vice chair, Minteq International Inc.; Gregg Bond, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter committee member, TimkenSteel Corp.; Carolee Vanicek; Yvonne VanCamp, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter treasurer, Globex Corp.; and Don Salsbury, Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter secretary, R.E. Warner & Associates Inc.

Cleveland Section Golf Outing — August 2015
On Monday, 24 August 2015, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section held a golf outing at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. The event was sold out with 150 golfers. Afterward, the attendees enjoyed dinner, which was open to non-golfers to participate in the networking and fellowship. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s scholarship fund.

Canton Section Golf Outing  July 2015
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Canton Section hosted its annual Joe Szasz Memorial golf outing on 20 July 2015 at the Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio, USA. The event format was a scramble and featured the Jack Friedman Memorial Shootout competition following the regular play. The shootout included longest drive, longest putt and closest to the pin challenges. There were 114 participants in the outing. The winning team at the Northwest Member Chapter golf tournament included (left to right): Brent Hilden, Steve Vincent, Darrell Wheeler and Darrell Johnson, all from Nucor Steel Seattle Inc.

Dinner Dance  March 2015
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Mardi Gras party and dinner dance on Saturday, 28 March 2015 at the Marriott Cleveland at Key Center in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. There were 81 attendees at this year’s event, which featured a networking reception, dinner, photo booth and dancing to music by Rudy and the Professionals.

Dinner Meeting — October 2014
The AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a dinner meeting on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Independence, Ohio, USA. The event was held in conjunction with the AIST Specialty Alloy & Foundry Technology Committee meeting. Terry G. Fedor II, executive vice president of U.S. Iron Ore Operations for Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and the AIST 2013–2014 president, served as keynote speaker. There were 105 attendees at the dinner. 

Cleveland Section Golf Outing — August 2014
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section golf outing was held on Monday, 25 August 2014 at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio, USA. There were 154 golfers and 160 dinner attendees at the event. Both the Canton and Cleveland section golf outings are held to raise money to support the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Scholarship Fund, which awarded more than US$12,000 to students in 2013.

Canton Section Golf Outing — July 2014
On Monday, 21 July 2014, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s 55th annual Canton Section golf outing was held at the Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio, USA. There were 138 attendees at the outing. 

Award Presentation  June 2014 
On Tuesday, 3 June, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter held an executive committee planning meeting in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA. At the meeting, Bryan Mikula and John Wilson were honored as the recipients of the 2013 Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Outstanding Service Award.

Cleveland Section Golf Outing — August 2013
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its annual Cleveland Section golf outing on Monday, 26 August 2013 at the Medina Country Club in Medina, Ohio. There were 160 participants this year.

Canton Section Golf Outing — July 2013
On 22 July 2013, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its annual Canton Section golf outing at the Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio. There were 111 participants in this year’s outing.

Youngstown Section Golf Outing — June 2013
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Youngstown Section Golf Outing was held on Monday, 10 June 2013 at the Trumbull Country Club in Warren, Ohio. Forty-eight participants enjoyed a day of networking on the golf course.

Valentine’s Social and Dinner Dance — February 2013
On Saturday, 16 February 2013, the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted its annual Valentine’s social and dinner dance at the Marriott Cleveland at Key Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Attendees enjoyed a reception and dinner, followed by musical entertainment by Rudy and the Professionals.

Cleveland Section Golf Outing — August 2012
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s Cleveland Section golf outing was held on Monday, 27 August 2012 at the Media Country Club in Medina, Ohio. The event, which helps to fund the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter scholarship program, had 160 attendees.

Canton Section Golf Outing — July 2012
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s annual Canton Section Golf Outing was held on Monday, 23 July 2012 at the Shady Hollow Country Club in Massillon, Ohio. There were 120 participants in the outing, which will benefit the AIST Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter Scholarship fund.

Youngstown Section Golf Outing — June 2012
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s annual Youngstown Section Golf Outing was held on Monday, 11 June 2012 at Trumbull Country Club in Warren, Ohio. This year, 58 golfers participated in the event. Proceeds will benefit the Northeastern Ohio Chapter Scholarship fund.

Dinner Meeting — April 2012
The Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter’s annual “Past Chair and Plant Managers Night” dinner meeting was held on Tuesday, 24 April at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The keynote presentation was given by Thomas D. Moline, vice president of steel manufacturing, The Timken Co. There were 96 attendees at the dinner meeting, including past chairs of the Northeastern Member Ohio Chapter and local plant managers.

Valentine’s Social and Dinner Dance — February 2012
On Saturday, 11 February, the Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter hosted a Valentine’s Day social dinner dance at the Cleveland Marriott at Key Center. Approximately 130 attendees braved the cold and snowy Cleveland weather to attend the event. Entertainment was provided by Jimmy and the Soul Blazers. This was the first Northeastern Ohio Member Chapter dinner dance since 2009. The chapter would like to thank the table sponsors, reception sponsors and attendees.