Mr. Stearns had a 30-year career with Dow Chemical in marketing, sales management, as District Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, Zone Vice President, and finally as Corporate Chlorine Issue Manager.
At present he is consulting for Chlorine Chemistry Council International Affairs, including representing industry in multiple UNEP treaty negotiations.
His board experience over the years has been with the Sam Houston Council of Boy Scouts of America, the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association, Executive Committee & Treasurer, the Eagle Valley Humane Society, Treasurer of the Homeowners Association, President. He received his BS in Chemistry, Wichita State University in 1967, and his MS in Chemistry, Wichita State University in 1968, and an MBA from University of Houston in 1973. Mr. Stearns was appointed to the Board in 2003.