Biographies of Piast Institute Staff, Directors and Fellows

Yvonne Merritt
Yvonne Merritt
Chemical Engineer
Dekaban Board

Mrs. Yvonne Merritt has been employed at Ford Motor Company since 1999 as a Materials Engineer. She is currently working in the Body Interior Department in the Product Development division where she strategizes polymer materials and develops test plans for usage throughout the vehicle interior.

Yvonne is currently finishing up a term a Chairperson of the Society of Plastics Engineers Automotive Division and has served as Treasurer, Vice-Chair and Chair Elect since 2009. She has served on the board of the American Polish Engineering Association since 2002 and has been a lifelong member of the Polish Scouting Organization. She has served on the Dekaban Board since 2007.

Mrs. Merritt received her Bachelor of Science degree in 1998 and a Master of Science in 1999, both in Chemical Engineering from Wayne State University.

She is married to Lee Merritt and have a son together.


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