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Bulgaria Signs MOU with ASTM International

The national standards body of Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Institute for Standardization (BDS), has signed a memorandum of understanding with ASTM International. The MOU with BDS is the latest in a series signed between ASTM and national standards bodies around the world. The purpose of the memorandums is to strengthen the relationship between ASTM and signatories in developing countries and allow ASTM to assist those countries’ national standards bodies in their standards development and adoption efforts. //

ASTM Nominating Committee Seeking Board Candidates

The ASTM Nominating Committee, appointed annually by the ASTM board of directors, welcomes suggestions from the ASTM membership for candidates for the following positions on the 2004 board of directors: chairman (one year term), vice chairman (two year term), and six directors (three year terms).

Complete biographical information including candidate’s name, title, business address, education, as well as candidate’s professional experience, affiliations, and honors and awards should be sent to: ASTM Nominating Committee, Attn: Maureen Houck, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959.

Nominations must be received by April 1. Contact Maureen Houck if you need further information (phone: 610/832-9594). //

In January, ASTM International, whose Headquarters is located in Conshohocken, Pa., donated the 2003 Annual Book of ASTM Standards on CD-ROM and ASTM Standards in Building Codes in print and CD-ROM, along with monetary support for the children’s section to the Conshohocken Free Library. Shown are Robert Meltzer, ASTM vice president of Publications and Marketing, Dolores Wood, president of the library’s board; and Marycatherine McGarvey, librarian.

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