Board Members

2023 SAE Detroit Section Operations Board

  • Chair – Amalia Batori, Robert Bosch LLC
  • Treasurer – David Andrea, Plante Moran
    • Assistant Treasurer Matt Meyer, General Motors
  • Executive Vice Chair Programs – Rob Cudini, General Motors
    • Assistant Vice Chair Technical Meetings – Bill Shelmon, Toyota Motor North America
    • Assistant Vice Chair Social Events – Jordan Syrowik, General Motors
  • Vice Chair Global Leadership Conference – Kevin Webber, Toyota Motor North America
  • Vice Chair Marketing – Niall Olling, Stellantis
  • Vice Chair Math & Science K-12 – Rishabh Bhandari, Stellantis
    • Assistant Vice Chair STEM/AWIM – Steve Rehak, General Motors
  • Vice Chair Membership – Radhu Nagarajan, Ford Motor Company
    • Assistant Vice Chair Younger MembersMatt Meyer, General Motors
    • Assistant Vice Chair Student MembersZahra'a Hussain, Aptiv
    • Assistant Vice Chair Company Ambassadors – Vazir Fatehi, Nomura Research Institute
  • Vice Chair - ToledoOPEN POSITION


  • Members-at-Large:
    Rosana Hull, General Motors
    Whitney Roberts, General Motors
    Brian Sangeorzan, Oakland University
    David Stout, Global Electronics
    Steve Woodard, Woodard Sales & Consulting LLC (Retired)
  • Finance Committee Chair – Terry Rhoades, Mechanical Simulation Corporation (Retired)
  • Strategic Planning Committee Chair – Joe Desormeaux, Celanese
  • Past Chair – Mark Zachos, DG Technologies


    Call for Nominations
    The SAE Detroit Section Nominating Committee invites SAE International members to submit names for consideration for the Operations Board listed above.

    Key qualifications of SAE Board members include: a demonstrated, strong commitment and knowledge of the SAE Vision and Ends; active membership and participation in the Society; and the time and talents to serve in a leadership role.

    Nominations may be submitted at any time for all positions via email

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