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Chairman's Council

The Chairman’s Council was created to fulfill TIACA’s need for a sustaining body of influential leadership and experience and to provide agenda continuity in the pursuit of the Association’s plans and objectives.

The Chairman’s Council is composed of the current and past TIACA Chairmen. The immediate past Chairman will serve as the Council’s Chairman and the outgoing Council Chairman will serve as Deputy Chairman. Council membership is limitless in terms of number of members and length of membership.

Members

Steven Polmans
Current TIACA Chair

Sebastiaan Scholte
2017-2019

Sanjiv Edward
2015-2017

Oliver Evans
2013-2015

Michael Steen
2010-2013

Ulrich Ogiermann
2009-2010

Jack W. Boisen
2007-2008

Gary Bartek
2005-2006

Dora Kay
2003-2004

Larry Coyne 
2001-2002

W.R. Christopher Foyle
 1997-1998

Ram C. Menen
1995-1996

Bill F. Spohrer
1993-1994

Robert S. Arendal
1991-1992

James “Jim” H. Jackson
SAE Chairman
1981-1982
1973-1974

TIACA would like to honor the following gentlemen that have passed and served as Chairman to TIACA or the original founding organization Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Geoffrey Bridges
TIACA Chairman
1999-2000

Richard M. Jackson
SAE Chairman
1989-1990

Walter H. Johnson, Jr. 
SAE Chairman
1985-1988