Volunteer Committees

If you are interested in participating in a volunteer committee, contact Emily E.A. Meyer at emily@mta.org.

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee reviews all MTA applications for full member status. This includes reviewing all documentation and examples of work. As well, the committee reviews the required 3 sponsor questionnaires and resolves any outstanding issues. Recommendations are then made to the Board of Directors for acceptance or rejection.

Committee Chair: Ruedi Göldi
Board Liaison: Scott Richter
Staff Liaison: Emily E.A. Meyer

Members:

  • Kabalan Farah
  • Li Zhao

Advocacy Committee

Responding to demand from many technicians and MTA members, the Board of Directors and staff have formed a committee to evaluate actionable ways to increase understanding, awareness and opportunity in the financial marketplace for technical analysis and its practitioners. The Advocacy Committee is seeking ways to address the following:

  1. Limitations of use of the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation by some employers;
  2. The popular press’ common misunderstandings about Technical Analysis (TA); and
  3. Communicating the value of TA to potential employers.

Committee Chair: David Lundgren
Board Liaison: Brett Villaume
Staff Liaison: Tyler Wood

Members:

  • Jeff deGraaf
  • Michael Sacchitello
  • Rusty Vanneman
  • Bill Kelleher
  • John Roque
  • David Aronson

Audit Committee

Committee Chair: William Guthrie
Board Liaison: Craig Johnson
Staff Liaison: Alvin Kressler

Members:

  • Henry G. Manifold
  • George Schade
  • Brett Villaume

Annual Awards Committee

Committee Chair: Phil Roth
Staff Liaison: Emily E.A. Meyer

Members:

  • Charles Kirkpatrick
  • Gail Dudack
  • Duke Jones
  • Fred Meissner
  • Ken Tower
  • Bruce Kamich

CMT Curriculum and Test Committee

The responsibility of the CMT Curriculum and Test Committee includes reviewing the development of the CMT curriculum and approving the content of the Level III exam.

Committee Chair: Mark Cremonie
Board Liaison: Craig W. Johnson
Staff Liaison: Gordon Scott

Members:

  • Stanley Dash
  • Will Geisdorf
  • Janine Guenthner
  • Marnie Owen
  • Ken Tower

Dow Award Committee

Committee Chair: Timothy W. Hayes
Board Liaison: J. Timothy Snavely
Staff Liaison: Emily Meyer

Members:

  • Michael Carr

Ethic & Standards Committee

The Ethics & Standards Committee investigates all ethical complaints filed in accordance with MTA constitution and by-laws. It considers revisions or modifications to the Code of Ethics before being presented to the membership for their approval. All complaints are held in the strictest of confidence and the committee works in close cooperation with the Rules Committee.

Committee Chair: Michael Carr
Board Liaison: Craig W. Johnson
Staff Liaison: Emily E.A. Meyer

Members:

  • Michael Bosman
  • John Copp
  • Stan Dash
  • Gustavo Gallardo
  • George Schade

Finance Committee

Committee Chair: Sid Mokhtari
Board Liaison: Craig W. Johnson
Staff Liaison: Alvin Kressler

Members:

  • Phil Breeding
  • Jeff Cheah
  • Richard Farkas
  • William Guthrie
  • Scott Richter

Global Development Committee

Committee Chair: Katie Stockton
Staff Liaison:  Tyler Wood
APAC Chair: James Brodie
EMEA Chair: Patrick Oberhaensli
LatAm: John Suvanto
North America Chair: Robert Dombrower

Journal of Technical Analysis Committee

The Journal Committee publishes an annual journal for the MTA membership containing in-depth research articles and papers on technical subjects, submitted by the membership and others in the academic and analytical community.

Committee Chair: Julie Dahlquist
Board Liaison: Carson Dahlberg
Staff Liaison: Emily E.A. Meyer

Members:

  • David Aronson
  • Richard Bauer
  • Stanley Dash
  • Jeremy du Plessis
  • Kristin Hetzer
  • Cynthia Kase
  • Fred Meissner
  • Sid Mokhtari

Leadership Development Committee

Committee Chair: Phil Roth
Board Liaison: Craig Johnson
Staff Liaison: Alvin Kressler

Long Range Planning Committee

Committee Chair: Scott Richter
Board Liaison: Brett Villaume
Staff Liaison: Alvin Kressler

Rules Committee

The Rules Committee conducts an annual review of the MTA Consitution as well as encouraging members to submit suggestions and proposals which are then reported to the Board of Directors. Only members in good standing are eligible to serve on this committee.

Committee Chair:
Board Liaison: Craig W. Johnson
Staff Liaison: Alvin Kressler

Members:

  • Michael Carr
  • Rob Dombrower
  • Craig Fullen
  • George Schade

Seminar Committee

The Seminar Committee puts together the MTA Annual Symposium held in New York in the spring. The symposium is devoted to exploring emerging techniques in the field of technical analysis as well as re-examining changing points of view on more classic styles.

Committee Chair: Bill Kelleher
Staff Liaison: Tyler Wood

Members:

  • Jamie Coutts
  • Annette Koberlein
  • John Kolovos