Sherwin-Williams announced the election of Brian Skerry, Ph.D., global technical director, protective and marine coatings, to a four-year term on the board of governors of the SSPC: The Society of Protective Coatings. The SSPC is a leading nonprofit, member-based trade organization that issues industry standards and provides resources, certifications and training for protective coatings professionals. Skerry has published 41 technical papers and received two Sherwin-Williams awards and six coatings industry technical publication awards as well as the National Association of Corrosion Engineers’ A.B. Campbell award. He has made more than 50 technical presentations in the U.S., Europe, South America and Australasia. In addition, he has published 38 scientific papers in publications that include Journal of Coatings Technology, Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings, and Progress in Organic Coatings, among others.