James A. Tann, director of technical services for the Belden Brick Co. in Canton, Ohio, has been elected to the ASTM International Board of Directors for a three-year term.
Tann has been an ASTM member since 1988, and is an ASTM fellow and Award of Merit Recipient. He works on Committees C12 on Mortars and Grouts for Unit Masonry, and on C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units, serving as member at large on the executive subcommittees of both groups. His work has been recognised by the committees with awards like the C15 Alan H. Yorkdale Memorial Award and the C12 Honorary Membership Award.
In addition to ASTM, Tann is a member of the American Institute of Architects – Ohio, the Brick Industry Association and the Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in architectural engineering from Pennsylvania State University.