CHURUBUSCO, Ind. (Feb. 5)—The Rubber Industry Buyers Alliance has named Don Patt, executive vice president of SAS Rubber, and Tim Kuhar, president of American Rubber Corp., to its board of directors. They join Chuck Chaffee, CEO and co-owner of BRC Rubber Group; Larry Way, president of Alco Industries; and Bette Walters, vice president and general counsel for Alco and general counsel for the consortium. The board ultimately can seat up to 15 members, said RIBA President Chip Chambers. ``There are plans to grow our board as quickly as we can,´´ he said.