Technology Committees

Maintenance & Reliability Technology Committee Meeting

8 May 2023Huntington Place, Room 112AB • Detroit, MI, USA

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1. Chair’s opening remarks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items

  • Present Technology Committee awards

    • Carol Yates Award

  • Review Mission Statement

    • MISSION: To support the iron and steel industry by fostering the identification and continuous improvement of reliability and maintenance business processes through the development of maintenance and reliability leadership and the enhancement of craft skills; to partner production and maintenance for business success; to provide professional development and problem-solving opportunities; to pursue and recognize best practices and methodologies; and to promote the application of predictive maintenance technologies.

  • Nominations for Board of Director Level Awards—Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations

  • Develop committee objectives for next year

    • Meeting Locations

    • Technical Topic to be discussed and possible presenters

    • Conferences/Webinars

  • Elect New Officers

    • Chair, John Accurso, Quaker Houghton

    • Vice Chair, Rachel Schmidt, Hydro

    • Specialty Conference Chair, Terry Adams, Cleveland Cliffs

    • Papers Chair- Brian Wilson, Hastec; Bijay Prakash, Evraz, open for nominations

    • Young Professional Chair, Landon Woody, Nucor-Yamato Steel

    • Decarb Liaison, open

    • Digitalization Liaison, Eric Almquist, Star Tool & Die

  • Present Chair Plaques


Discussion items

  • <meeting topic and presentation to be filled in by Committee Chair>


Next meeting


Chair conclusion

1:30 p.m.