STLE Announces Leadership Succession PlanSeptember 21, 2023
The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), which serves individuals, companies and organizations that comprise the tribology and lubrication engineering business sector, has announced that executive director Edward P. Salek will retire on January 2, 2024, after serving the organization for the last 27 yr. Rebecca Lintow, STLE director of professional development, will succeed Salek, effective October 1, 2023.
Salek joined STLE in September 1996 and has been the organization’s executive director since May 1997. During his tenure, he directed the development and implementation of an evergreen strategic planning process that has sustained membership and provided the STLE community with new programs and services.
Lintow joined STLE in October 2021 as director of professional development. She obtained her B.S. in management from Benedictine University and has more than 15 yr. of experience working with nonprofit organizations in various management roles. She previously worked for the AED Foundation as director of sales and development and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Chicago as senior director of engagement.