Several Notable SAE International Members Receive Prestigious TSB Outstanding Achievement Award

Jun 09, 2010, 16:16 ET from SAE International

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen top industry professionals received SAE International's Technical Standards Board (TSB) Outstanding Achievement Awards. The group received the awards at the Award Ceremony during the SAE 2010 World Congress. Recipients include:

  • Kenneth Boyd, Vehicle Dynamics Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company
  • Rhonda L. Brender, Senior FMEA Coordinator and Subject Matter Expert, Nexteer Automotive
  • Mark H. Costin, Senior System Safety Engineer, Global Vehicle Systems & Integration, General Motors
  • Christian M. Fernholz, NVH technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company
  • Jay W. Joseph, Senior Manager, Product Regulatory Office, American Honda Motor Company, LLC
  • Gery J. Kissel, Engineering Specialist, General Motors Corporation
  • Robert J. Krouse, Trailering Engineer, Product Development, General Motors, LLC
  • James M. Lawlis, Technical Specialist, Multiplex and Diagnostic Protocols, Product Development – Electronics, Ford Motor Company
  • Jerome L. Pfeifer, retired Principal Engineer, Friction Materials Division, Honeywell International
  • Richard A. Scholer, HEV E/E Systems Engineer, Ford Motor Company
  • Bart P. Terburg, Automotive Regulations Manager, Automotive Lighting, OSRAM-SYLVANIA
  • Joel A. Walter, Senior Engineer, Technology Group, Jacobs
  • Mark P. Zachos, President & CEO, DG Technologies

The Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award was established in 1953 and is administered by the SAE Technical Standards Board (TSB). The award recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of the Society. This includes valuable contributions to the work of SAE technical committees, unusual leadership in the activities of an SAE technical committee, significant contributions as a representative of the Society to the accomplishments of technical committees of other organizations or of government agencies, and outstanding contributions to SAE technical committee work in the form of research, test methods and procedures, and/or development of standards. In 2003, the TSB renamed the award title, which was Certificate of Appreciation, to the new title "Outstanding Contribution Award."

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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