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Board of Directors

SAE International is governed by a Board of Directors headed by the President who also serves as the Chair of the Board. The Board supports the Society's mission of serving a global network of mobility engineers by providing industry standards and life-long learning, networking and career-development opportunities.

The Board is responsible for redefining SAE's strategic direction, providing leadership that links SAE's members to the operating organization and ensuring organizational performance on a macro level. The Board's approach to governing SAE is based upon vision, empowerment and total quality principles. Its concise Governance Policy Manual captures SAE's overall direction and describes the roles of SAE's Board committees.

Resources:
Board of Directors - Photos and Bios
Annual Report
SAE Bylaws*
Executive Management Council
Governance Board Policy Manual*
Mission and Vision Statements
SAE Governance Structure (org chart)

BOARD COMMITTEES
Administrative Committee & TrusteesThe Trustees have the responsibility for administering the SAE Retirement Income Plan and the SAE Employee Beneficiary Association Trust.
Awards & Scholarship CommitteeThe Awards & Scholarship Committee ensures that SAE's awards program truly, and appropriately, honors and recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of individuals and organizations to mobility engineering and the Society.
Bylaws CommitteeThis Bylaws Committee, on a regular basis, reviews and report to the Board any questions, problems and/or recommendation arising with respect to the Bylaws.
Compensation CommitteeThe Committee evaluates the performance of the Chief Executive Officer and actively monitors the Chief Executive Officer and Staff Leadership progression and succession plan.
Executive Nominating CommitteeThe Executive Nominating Committee (ENC) maintains a current pool of qualified candidates and select nominees for President, Treasurer, Vice-Presidents (Automotive, Aerospace and Commercial Vehicle), and Directors.
The nomination process is open and nominations are due by January 15.
Presidential Nomination Form, Director Nomination Form and Treasurer and Vice-President
Fellows CommitteeThe Fellows Committee evaluates all nominations and makes recommendations to the Board for approval and election to Fellow Grade membership.
Finance CommitteeThe Finance Committee supervises the financial affairs of SAE, subject to the Financial Management Policy as approved by the Board.
Financial Audit CommitteeThe Financial Audit Committee selects the independent auditor to audit SAE's financial condition on an annual basis, reviews the audit report submitted to the Committee by the Auditor and communicates the Auditor's recommendations to both the Finance Committee and the Board.

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