STLE Volunteer Opportunities

Each year STLE recognizes the time, talent and contributions made by volunteers who serve on our committees, industry councils and local section leaders. They are what allow STLE to grow and nurture our industry, foster new talent, and grow the organization as a whole.


Available Volunteer Openings

The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers is currently seeking volunteers from the STLE community, with the expertise and skills, to help the Society continue to improve upon its professional and technical resources to those in the lubrication field.

STLE is looking for individuals interested in the following volunteer opportunities.
Please note, you must be a current STLE member to serve on any STLE committee.

Committee Member – STLE Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) Committee
Time Commitment: One Term (3 years)
(Must be CLS Certified and a STLE member)

The CLS committee is currently looking for individuals, who are CLS certified, to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) and create questions, based on their expertise, in these technical areas:
 

  • Fluid Power
  • Gears
  • Lubricant Manufacturing
  • Metalworking
  • Seals
  • Solvents and Cleaners
  • Transportation Lubricants

     
    Committee Member – STLE Certified Oil Monitoring Analyst (OMA) Committee
    Time Commitment: One Term (3 years)
    (Must be OMA Certified and a STLE member)

    The OMA committee is currently looking for individuals, who are OMA certified, to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) and create questions, based on their expertise, in these technical areas: 

  • Fundamentals
  • Sampling
  • Analysis Tests
  • Interpretation
  • Troubleshooting

     
    Committee Member – STLE Scholarship Committee (New)
    Time Commitment: One Term (3 years)
    (Must be a STLE member)

    In order to serve our mission and purpose, STLE’s Board of Directors has recently approved the creation of an STLE Scholarship Committee. This committee’s charter includes management of STLE’s Scholarship Program, scholarship fund and all fundraising initiatives for the Society, as well as make recommendations to help meet the organization’s goals as they relate to the scholarship programs. 

    Content Contributor – STLE 365 Mobile App
    Time Commitment: Short-Term (Few hours)
    (For members or non-members)

    STLE is looking for individuals (members or non-members) to create tribology and lubrication-related questions that will be utilized in the STLE Challenge through the 365 app. The questions will be in multiple-choice format (4 options) and will test players on their tribology and lubrication knowledge. Prizes are awarded to winners with the top scores each month who participate in the STLE Challenge.

    Webinar Presenter – STLE Education
    Time Commitment: Short-Term (Few hours)
    (For members or non-members)

    STLE Education is looking for individuals (members or non-members) who would be interested in presenting a self-created, one-hour technical subject-based Webinar. STLE welcomes any topic submissions or suggestions for webinars, however, subject areas that are most in demand by STLE are these topics: 

  • Electric Motor Lubrication
  • Pneumatics
  • Natural Gas Engines
  • Fuels and their Impact on Lubrication

  • If any of the above opportunities interest you, please complete the
    STLE Volunteer Interest Form.  

    Should you have any questions or require additional information, please contact STLE Headquarters at (847) 825-5536, or email
    volunteer@stle.org.

    Benefits of Volunteering

    Become a Volunteer
    Membership in STLE opens up a host of diverse volunteer opportunities to you. Each administrative and technical committee, local section and task force plays an integral part in advancing the profession and the organization. You must be a current member of STLE to serve on a committee or task force. Appointees are selected from a pool of candidates when openings are available. Local section leaders and committee member terms run from June 1 through May 31 of the following year.
    Make a Difference For Your Profession:
    Help shape the future of your profession. Increase the influence of the profession in the technical and scientific community. Help spread awareness for the profession and the STLE certification credentials.

    For Your Career:
    Enrich your resume with your volunteer activities. Build your professional network by working with colleagues. Receive complimentary leadership training. Enhance your leadership, team-building and communication skills.

    Talk to a Leader!
    Find out more about volunteering on the local and national level. Email a local section leader. Ask STLE Headquarters to help you connect with a volunteer working on a specific team in your area of interest.

    For more information about STLE volunteer opportunities, email Stefan Carrera at volunteer@stle.org or call (847) 825-5536.