Your Chapter 44 Volunteers

These are your neighbors, friends, coworkers, and tireless volunteers who dedicate much time and talent to educate, enrich, and grow our chapter. Since there is strength in numbers, why not join in on the fun?
Please see our Chapter Officer and Advisory task decriptions. We're always accepting help!

Our Team


Dave Sulli CMfgE, 2022 CHAIR, Web master/Bulletin EditorDave 

Dave has been an SME member for more than 30 years and has served Chapter 44 as Chair and Chair Elect, multiple times within the last 10 years. He is a former Senior Mfg Engineer and continues to run his small company. (Conceptual Polymer)

Michele Nash-Hoff, AdvisorMichele


Alan Douglas, 2022 CHAIR ELECT

Alan has been an SME member for 16 years, a Chapter 44 officer for multiple years, and is now retired from his Engineering Manager position at Collins Aerospace to enjoy the good life.

Monica Rosas, 2022 treasurer

Monica works as an Professional Development Coordinator for Imperial Community Colleges Regional Consortium.

  2022 Student Liaison chair

This position is now open.

Michele is the Founder and President of Electrofab Sales and MM Bernard Publications. She is also the writer of three books related to Manufacturing.


  • This Month's Tip:

    Updated: 01.20.16

    Becoming a chapter officer provides many benefits, the result of which allows:
     Including your SME chapter title in your resume and LinkedIn profile to tell the world that you are willing to go the extra mile to not only keep up to date with the latest in manufacturing engineering technologies, but also to help your fellow SME members and coworkers benefit from events that are developed and promoted by this chapter.

Our Vision

Our core vision is to exponentially enhance our members' skills and productivity through participation in local manufacturing-related events such as seminars, webinars, presentations, and technology-based shows.

Our Mission

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers and Chapter 44 is dedicated to bringing people and information together to advance manufacturing knowledge.
We are internationally recognized by manufacturing practitioners, companies, and other organizations as their source for information, education and networking.

Our Projects

The Chapter 44 team is dedicated to serving SME members in the San Diego area. Our current roster is listed above and includes the following super-valuable advisor:

  Michele Nash-Hoff