Board Members

2024 SAE Detroit Section Operations Board

  • Chair – Rob Cudini, General Motors
  • Treasurer – Andy Jeffers, General Motors (retired)
    • Assistant Treasurer Matt Meyer, General Motors
  • Executive Vice Chair Programs – Radhu Nagarajan, Ford Motor Company
    • Assistant Vice Chair Technical Meetings – Bill Shelmon, Toyota Motor North America
    • Assistant Vice Chair Social EventsOPEN POSITION
  • Vice Chair Global Leadership Conference – Kevin Webber, Toyota Motor North America
  • Vice Chair MarketingOPEN POSITION
  • Vice Chair Math & Science K-12 Matt Meyer, General Motors
    • Assistant Vice Chair STEM/AWIMAlison Bayzat, General Motors
  • Vice Chair Membership – Vazir Fatehi, Nomura Research Institute
    • Assistant Vice Chair Younger MembersOPEN POSITION
    • Assistant Vice Chair Student Members – Vismita Sonagra, Bosch
    • Assistant Vice Chair Company AmbassadorsOPEN POSITION
  • Vice Chair - ToledoOPEN POSITION


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

    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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