2019 GMIC Board Officers & Trustees


Officers and Trustees begin 1 January 2019 and terminates 31 December 2019

Martin Goller, PhD – Corning Incorporated
Engineering Associate
Scott Cooper – O-I
Global Glass & Materials Science Discipline Leader R&D
Immediate Past President:
Keith Bagarus – RoviSys
Director Global Glass Automation
Andrew Richardson
Linde Technologist – Combustion
Robert Weisenburger Lipetz, MBA – Glass Manufacturing Industry Council
Executive Director


Terminating 31 December 2019

Aaron Huber, PhD – Johns Manville
Senior Manager, Furnace Research Group, Process Technology
Euan Evenson – Praxair, Inc.
Associate Director – Program Development
Dave Ulmer – SORG Services USA

Terminating 31 December 2020

Bruno Purnode, PhD – Owens Corning 
Global Leader Melting Controls & Modeling Technology, Sr. Research Associate
Ryan Bockbrader- Libbey, Inc.
Machine Design Technical Leader
Rajiv Tiwary, PhD – Vitro Architectural Glass 
Sr. Engineering Associate
Mark Powys – Gallo Glass Company
Projects Manager
Brian Naveken – TECO
Furnace Design Engineer

Terminating 31 December 2021

Ken Bratton – Emhart Glass
Manager Mechanical Engineering
Rob Hofman – RoMan Manufacturing
Vice President of Operations
Marie Kistler – Air Products
Marketing Manager North American Merchant Gases
Glenn Neff – Glass Service
Vice President
Rod Gravely – Tri-Mer Corporation
Technology Director, CCS Systems