The NACE International Institute has appointed Helena M. Seelinger as its new executive director. Seelinger has been a staff member of NACE International since 1986, where she has served in multiple leadership roles within the organization, including service as interim executive director of NACE in 2005; director of education during the organization’s initial international expansion and global training partnerships; and currently serves as senior director of membership and government relations.
Seelinger will be a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Institute’s board of directors, responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the Institute’s day-to-day operations, and will maintain oversight of NACE International’s technical activities, membership, public relations and public affairs activities.
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