NACE Board Meeting Update and Upcoming Member Vote – SSPC
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NACE Board Meeting Update and Upcoming Member Vote

March 20, 2020

On Saturday, March 14, NACE International’s Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of the resolution to approve the proposed combination of NACE and SSPC. Following the board’s vote, the next step toward combining the organizations is a member vote by the full memberships of both NACE and SSPC, which will be held online from April 3-17, 2020.

NACE will hold two virtual town hall meetings next week to provide members with information about the proposed combination, solicit feedback and answer questions. NACE International Vice President, Tim Bieri will present an overview of the proposed combination with Terry Greenfield, NACE CEO Bob Chalker, SSPC Executive Director Bill Worms. Other members of the NACE-SSPC Task Group will be present to answer questions and provide additional perspective.

Participation in town halls is free and open to all NACE and SSPC members. The Town Hall meeting schedule is as follows. Please click the link to register for the session of your choice:

Content of the Town Hall meetings will primarily focus on what impact a combined organization will have on NACE, however, SSPC members are also welcome participate pose any questions or share any comments they may have.

Following is a timeline of upcoming discussion-related milestones.

  • March 26 – NACE Online Town Hall #3 – 9:00 p.m. CST
  • March 27 – NACE Online Town Hall #4 – 8:00 a.m. CST
  • April 3 – 17 – Proposed SSPC and NACE member votes

In addition, SSPC and NACE will continue to update the Member FAQs with questions that are submitted to the staff and task group.  You can always check the latest FAQs here

The member vote will be open to current members only, so please make sure that your membership is active and your contact information is up-to-date so you receive the ballot. If you have any questions please contact or submit comments using the SSPC-NACE Feedback form.

Please check your inbox next Friday, March 27 for Update #12 -FAQs Continued.