Steve has been an active member of AIChE since 1971. A graduate of Bucknell University with a BS in Chemical Engineering, Steve has over the past 40+ years held a variety of technical and supervisory positions associated primarily with the manufacture of ethylene. He currently holds the position of Senior Advisor within LyondellBasell Industries.
Steve’s involvement with the Fuels and Petrochemicals division began in 1994, when he represented Equistar on F&PD’s Ethylene Producers’ Committee (EPC). During his 13 years on the EPC, he served as a subcommittee chair, session organizer, presenter, conference chair, committee vice chair and committee chair. Steve continues to serve as a member of the EPC’s feedstock subcommittee and the NOx subgroup of the safety subcommittee. In 2004 Steve was elected a director of the Fuels and Petrochemicals Division. Following his 3 year term, he was elected secretary (2007-9) and has most recently served as the division’s treasurer (2010 – present).
In his spare time, Steve enjoys reading, bowling and travel.