President's Column



President's Message

Valuing Every Voice

As many of you know, nearly a year ago we assembled an internal team (of which I am a member) whose role it is to review our culture, create...more


President's Message

The Business of Standards

At times during the past few months, it has felt as though our entire world was coming to a screeching halt. But in that time, I’ve learned that the...more


President's Message

Working Together in Uncertain Times

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the...more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety


President's Message

Let’s Celebrate Construction Standards

Building a house or doing a big renovation project might be one of your New Year’s resolutions. If you or a friend has ever undertaken something like...more
Industry Sectors: 
Construction


President's Message

A Year of Global Growth

18 years ago, we put a flag in the ground and changed our name from “ASTM” to “ASTM International” because our standards development process supports...more


President's Message

Women's Voices at the Table

As more women complete education and/or training in technical fields, organizations like ASTM International are growing stronger due to their...more


President's Message

Consumer Voices Make a Difference

I remember shopping one afternoon with my son James, who was a year old at the time. He quickly tired of walking and insisted on riding “in the big...more
Industry Sectors: 
Safety


President's Message

Updating Our Global Headquarters

When you walk into the home of one of the world’s leading standards organizations, what should you see? How should it feel? What resources should be...more
Industry Sectors: 
Quality


President's Message

Environmental Stewardship

In the Northern Hemisphere, we are approaching spring, which is one of my favorite seasons. Nature is reborn. Weather improves. We spend more time...more


President's Message

Global Leadership, Global Organization

I’m thrilled that ASTM International is kicking off 2019 with the first European board chairman in our 120-year history. In addition to being a...more

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