Appointment of New Executive Director

Marybeth Miceli Assumes Role as New Executive Director of NDTMA,

With the recent retirement of George Moran after 28 years of dedicated service as Executive Director of NDTMA, it’s my pleasure to announce that Marybeth Miceli has been selected by the Board of Directors to succeed George as of July 1, 2020.

Marybeth brings a wealth of experience to the position and, I believe, will greatly benefit NDTMA and its members going forward.  Marybeth is the Co-Founder of the We-NDT Marketing Network, which publishes She is also the President of Miceli Infrastructure Consulting, a company she founded in 2010 to help owners and emerging SHM and NDT technology providers work together to solve some of the biggest challenges in civil infrastructure.

Miceli has over 25 years’ experience in NDT, SHM and testing of structures. She is a Chartered Engineer through the British Institute of NDT and a Materials Science Engineer by education with background in civil infrastructure, nondestructive evaluation, technology commercialization, failure analysis, quality assurance, SHM, and transportation engineering, working on projects from the George Washington Bridge to the NY Mets Stadium to the Empire State Building antenna to various bridges around the world. She has consulted for DHS, various transportation agencies and is on the FHWA NDT Research Working Group.

Miceli has served two 3-year terms on ASNT’s Board of Directors, as SOC Chair, Infrastructure Committee Chair, and currently as the Chair of the Women in NDT Committee.  She is the youngest member ever to be a fellow of ASNT.  Miceli also currently serves on the ASTM E07.10 committee and ISHMII. She also serves on the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s TRB Committee on Testing of Transportation Structures. She also served as the Secretary of the AATA Board of Directors.

Miceli obtained her M.S. from Virginia Tech developing inspection protocol for Infrared Thermography of FRP Bridge Decks and her B.S. from Johns Hopkins University where she worked on acoustic microscopy, eddy current, and microwave testing applications research. During her time at JHU, she interned at the FHWA’s NDE Validation Center.

Miceli has appeared on Modern Marvels, Fox News, Fox’s Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, WNBC,, CBS-KDKA, as well as in USA Today, CNN Money, and the Wall Street Journal, amongst others. Ms. Miceli is a social media pioneer in the NDT field and created and produced the social media-based NDT awareness campaign #whyiNDT on various platforms.

Marybeth enjoys spending time with her husband Damien and their two children Sammy (10) and Mary Leigh (7). They live in Los Angeles and all four of them have black belts in taekwondo.

Please join me in giving Marybeth a warm welcome as our new Executive Director of NDTMA.  I’m confident Marybeth will be a huge asset to our organization and successful in leading NDTMA into an even brighter future.

For further information contact:

Glenn Chonko, NDTMA President


Founded in 1967, the Nondestructive Testing Management Association (NDTMA) is a membership association providing a forum for the open exchange of managerial, professional and regulatory information critical to management while promoting interests of the NDT industry.

Jul 3, 2020 | Posted by in Front Page News, NDTMA News | 0 comments

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