Board of Directors
2017-2018 AFS Officers
Patricio Gil, Chief Executive Officer, Blackhawk de Mexico
Jean Bye, President and CEO, Dotson Iron Castings
2nd Vice President
Peter C. Reich, Director, Laempe Reich
Immediate Past President
Jeff Cook, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Eagle Alloy, Inc.
Directors Class 2013-2017
Michael S. Didion, President & CEO, Didion International Inc.
Gary Gigante, Retired CEO, Waupaca Foundry, Inc
Sandy Salisbury-Linton, CFO/Co-Owner, Tonkawa Foundry, Inc.
Patrick T. Scullion, Technical Sales Representative, Refcotec
Directors Class 2014-2018
Edward S. Boyd, Sr., Vice President Operations, Goldens’ Foundry and Machine Co.
James L. (JB) Brown, President, Bremen Castings, Inc.
Michael L. Lenahan, Vice President-Sales, Industrial and Recreational Products, Fairmount Santrol
Randolph Sandstrom, Regional Director Technical Service – Americas, ASK Chemicals
Directors Class 2015-2019
Sandra M. Calabrese, Chief Metallurgist, General Motors Company
Jim Frost, Director Quality Systems & Compliance, AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company
John L. Grahek, Assistant Plant Manager, Metalcasting Facility, Clow Valve / McWane
Christof Heisser, President, Magma Foundry Technologies
Directors Class 2016-2020
Greg Loving, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Rochester Metal Products Corporation
Jason McGowan, President, D&L Foundry, Inc.
Russell Rosmait, University Professor, Pittsburg State University
Scott Strobl, Executive Vice President, Simpson Technologies Corp.