th​esynergist


Volume 26 Number 5

EDITOR IN CHIEF
Ed Rutkowski

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Kay Bechtold

DESIGNER
Janelle Welch, 2 Hounds Productions

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Jim Myers

ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVE
Network Media Partners
Meredith Schwartz

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Peter J. O'Neil, CAE


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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOAR​D MEMBERS Jeff Behar, California Institute of Technology Patricia Crawford, Consultant M. Cathy Fehrenbacher, U.S. EPA Don Garvey, 3M Co. Stephen Hemperly, Hitachi GST John Mazur, MACTEC Inc. Hank Muranko, Muranko & Associates Doris Reid, Goodrich Corporation John Rekus, John F. Rekus & Associates Ltd.