SAE International Honors Five with Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 28, 2013 - SAE International honored five automotive engineering professionals with the SAE Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award during the SAE 2013 World Congress, held last month in Detroit.

Established in 1953, the Technical Standards Board Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals for outstanding service in the technical committee activities of SAE International. This includes valuable contributions to the work of SAE International technical committees, unusual leadership in the activities of an SAE International technical committee, significant contributions as a representative of SAE International to the accomplishments of technical committees of other organizations or of government agencies, and outstanding contributions to SAE International technical committee work in the form of research, test methods and procedures, and/or development of standards.

Those honored during the SAE World Congress include:


- Robert Brocx, Lab Manager, Red Dot Corporation


- Tim Duncan, Vice President, Link Engineering Company


- Thomas J. Poorman, General Manager, North American Lighting, Inc.


- Monique N. Richard, Principal Engineer, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing N.A. Inc.


- Gregory V. Gillham, Manager, Detroit Diesel Corp.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 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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