Richard W. Bonds, research and technical director for the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association in Birmingham, AL, has become the new chairman of ASTM International Committee A04 on Iron Castings. Bonds, an ASTM International member since 1991, also serves on ASTM Committees D11 on Rubber, D20 on Plastics, F36 on Technology and Underground Utilities, and G01 on Corrosion of Metals.