The President of Atlantic Thread and Supply Co. in Baltimore, Mr. Diaz is a 2002 recipient of the ASTM International Committee E02 Frank Reinhart Award for his outstanding and ususual contribution to ASTM in the area of terminology standardization. He has almost thirty years experience in the thread and yarn industries, producing geotextiles, and aircraft composite components. Committee E02 works with the development and maintenance of standards for terminology, the management and use of terminology, and the promotion of the knowledge and the use of principles and theories of terminology.