ILMA Committees

Get engaged with ILMA! There is an opportunity to get more involved with ILMA and to have your voice heard through the various ILMA committees. Interested in joining a committee community? Contact us today!


Engine & Transmission Lubricants Committee:  The Engine & Transmission Lubricants Committee follows issues involving engine and transmission lubricants, including specification updates and regulatory impacts.


Ethics Committee: The Ethics Committee ensures the correct interpretation and enforcement of ILMA's Code of Ethics.
Chair: Greg T. Julian, Advanced Lubrication Specialties

Innovative Business Council: 
The Innovative Business Council provides a forum where members can discuss making a difference in the lubricant industry through new business trends and innovations.
Chair: Jarrett Flegel, Boss Lubricants – Vice Chair: John Dunne, American Oil & Supply International – Secretary: Wayne DeBlock, United Color Manufacturing

Global Affairs & Trade Committee: The Global Affairs & Trade Committee focuses on adding value to the ILMA membership by enabling the growth of international business opportunities. The committee will promote the exchange of information globally through collaboration on topics and issues pertaining to regulatory, logistics, legal, tax, and the general business environment. 
Chair: Ron Powell, Moroil Technologies – Vice Chair: John Campbell, Radco Industries – Secretary: Genie Butler, Qualichem

MWF (Metalworking Fluids) Committee: The Metalworking Fluids Committee follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers for the metalworking lubricants sector.
Chair: Julie Thomas, Master Fluid Solutions – Vice Chair: Rex Curtis, Troy Corp. – Secretary: Meredith Perkins, Sasol Performance Chemicals

MWFPSG (Metalworking Fluids Product Stewardship Group®): MWFPSG is a self-funded cooperative research and advocacy group promoting product stewardship for manufacturers of metalworking fluids.
Chair: Ike Tripp, Jr., Etna Products, Inc.

Presidents Forum: The Presidents Forum is dedicated to improving member relations within the industry and promoting lubricants throughout the community.
Chair: Cathy Novak, Palmer Holland Inc.

Supplier Member Committee: The Supplier Member Committee provides a resource for Supplier Members to voice concerns and opinions about industry trends and Association activities.
Chair: Trey Lominack, Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc. – Vice Chair: Tony Gutierrez, Univar Solutions – Secretary: Tom Bishop, Letica Corp.

SHERA (Safety, Health, Environmental & Regulatory Affairs) Committee: The SHERA Committee provides guidance regarding existing and emerging safety, health, environmental and regulatory issues related to the lubricants industry and their impact on ILMA members and end users.

Chair: Ria Scheuren, Houghton International, Inc. – Vice Chair: Michelle Rioux, Lonza – Secretary: Matthew Moore, Primrose Oil Company