About SAE International

We are the leader in connecting and educating engineers while promoting, developing and advancing aerospace, commercial vehicle and automotive engineering.

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.

Board of Directors

Dave Andrea

2024-2025 Treasurer
Plante Moran

Carla Bailo

2024 President
ECOS Consulting LLC

Gregory L. Bradley, Esq.

Chief Legal Officer,
General Counsel and Secretary

Audley Brown

2023 – 2025 Vice President, Commercial Vehicle

Judy Curran

2022-25 Director

Mary Lee Gambone

2023 – 2026 Director
Rolls-Royce North America

Robert L. Ireland

2025 President
Airlines for America

Dan Nicholson

2022-24 Vice President Automotive
General Motors

Christopher Payne

2024-2026 Vice President Aerospace

Joan Wills

2021-24 Director
Cummins Electronics at Cummins Inc.

Susan Ying

2024 Director
Aerospace Ampaire Inc.

Todd Zarfos

2023 SAE President (Retired)
Boeing Commercial Airplanes