Mr. Alstrum is the current Chair of the Board of Directors. He serves as a Paten Examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. James earned his Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005, and his Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School in 2012. He graduated cum laude with university honors from Illinois State University, where he double majored in Chemistry and Spanish. He enjoys being a member of AASuccess and helping our student members develop as leaders and achieve their dreams.