Alma Martinez Fallon, a professional senior management consultant with more than 30 years of experience in engineering management, manufacturing, supply chain management and corporate strategies, has been nominated for a member-at-large position on the Board of Governors of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Society announced. Nominees’ names will appear on the ballot in September 2023 and, if elected by the ASME membership, they will serve on the Board for a three-year term beginning June 2024. 

Fallon, an ASME Fellow who previously served on the Board of Governors from 2005 to 2008, retired from Huntington Ingalls Industries after thirty-three years of service. She started her professional career as an associate engineer in the SEAWOLF submarine engineering division. She progressed from engineering supervisor to managing steel fabrication and assembly planning for the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, VIRGINIA class submarines. As director of supply chain procurement, she led the division responsible for $1.5B annual procurement in support of all programs at Newport News Shipbuilding, a Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Fallon retired as corporate director of strategic planning at Huntington Ingalls Industries. 

Fallon currently serves ASME as a member-at-large on the executive committee of ASME's Volunteer Orientation and Leadership Training (VOLT) Academy and was vice chair of the committee from July 2019 through June 2023. She also is a senior life Fellow and past president of the Society of Women Engineers. Among other awards, Fallon received SWE Distinguished New Engineer award in 1997, the ASME Distinguished Service Award in 2002, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Junipero Award in 2004. 

Fallon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Old Dominion University and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from George Washington University.  

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