April Meeting


April Meeting

The April meeting for the Coating Society of the Houston Area will take place on 04/05/2018 at the Bass Pro Shop at 288 and the Beltway.

Board Meeting – 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Social Hour – 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Speaker – 7:00pm – 8:30pm


1000 Basspro Dr, Pearland, TX 77047


Presentation title: Growing Our Support of the Coatings Industry
Bob Chalker, Chief Executive Officer, NACE International
Bob Chalker is the Chief Executive Officer of NACE International, a professional technical association for leaders in corrosion control technology. Previously, Chalker served as Managing Director & CEO of ASQ Global, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Society for Quality.
Prior to being named Managing Director at ASQ Global in 2009, Chalker served as Director, Global Development and Strategic Planning, at SAE International for five years where he was responsible for the Society’s $57 million in revenues, and setting the sales and marketing direction for the global, 115,000 member organization. Additionally, he led the organization’s customer service team, membership and section activities, pre-professional educational initiatives and the SAE Foundation. From 1981-2003, Bob worked for Delphi Corporation where his most recent assignment was as Sales Director and Global Customer Manager. During his twenty two-year career with Delphi, he held positions in sales, engineering and manufacturing.
Bob earned his MBA at Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan) and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering.