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Elise Owen Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

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Elise Owen, standards executive for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C., USA), will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. 

The EPA is a federal government agency whose mission is to protect human health and the environment.

Owen joined ASTM International in 2020. She has held her current position since 2015, having previously served as associate vice president of global strategy and analysis for AdvaMed and director of international development for the American National Standards Institute. Owen has also worked as an international trade specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce, specializing in standards and technical barriers to trade.

Owen holds a bachelor’s degree from Regent’s College (now Excelsior College), part of the State University of New York, and a master’s degree from the University of Hawaii. She is also certified by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center as a Chinese and Japanese linguist.

ASTM International’s board of directors is made up of 25 leaders from an array of companies, associations, and government bodies worldwide. Several members are based outside the United States. Learn more about ASTM’s board of directors at www.astm.org/ABOUT/GOV/BOD_GOV.html

Media Inquiries: Jaime Martorana, tel +1.610.832.9796; jmartorana@astm.org 

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