Director

Joshua de Monbrun

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Brian McKenna

ASNT Membership

Member since 2015

Certifications

  • ASNT: NDT Level III – ET, MT, PT, RT, UT, VT
  • American Welding Society: CWI
  • Chartered Engineer – Engineering Council
  • API 570 – Pipeline Inspector 
  • DCBC Surface Supplied Supervisor  
  • DCBC Air Diver  
  • NACE Coating Inspector
  • EMI ICS-200 / NIMS 700

Military Experience

  • US Air Force - NDI SRA  
  • US Army - Aviator W01

As a seasoned engineer with over two decades of experience in the field of nondestructive testing, I am deeply committed to advancing the mission of ASNT and its Strategic Plan. Throughout my career, I've witnessed firsthand the transformative power of incorporating new technologies into traditional sectors. With the rapid evolution of digitalization, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, ASNT must embrace innovation to stay at the forefront of the industry. My passion lies in bridging the gap between traditional methodologies and cutting-edge technologies.

By serving on ASNT's Board of Directors, I aim to advocate for the integration of these advancements into our practices and standards. Furthermore, I believe that the inclusion of younger, technologically savvy professionals on the Board is crucial for fostering a dynamic and forward-thinking approach. In addition, it's essential that we actively work to attract the newer generation into this career field. By showcasing the exciting opportunities for innovation and problem-solving within NDT, we can inspire the next wave of talent to join our ranks and contribute to the advancement of the industry. Together, we can ensure that ASNT remains a vibrant and inclusive community, driving progress and excellence in nondestructive testing for years to come. 

Education

University of Northampton

Bachelor of Science, Engineering (Nondestructive Testing)
2017-2018

Work Experience

MISTRAS Group, Inc. - 10 years

  • Technical Authority: May 2021 - Present
  • Project Manager - NDT Level III: Feb. 2019 - May 2021
  • Subsea Operations Manager - NDT Level III:  July 2014 - Feb. 2019
  • Commercial Diver - Underwater Welding/Inspection: Feb. 2019 - July 2014
  • Military Service: Apr. 2001 - Feb. 2009

ASNT Involvement

  • Chair – ASNT Underwater NDT Committee
  • Technical Editor – ASNT UT Handbook
  • Member – ASNT Technical & Education Council
  • Member – ASNT Engineering Council
  • Member – ASNT Certification Management Council

Other Engagement

  • Member – AWS B2, D3.6 Committees  
  • Member – ASME BPV Code Working Group