February 2013 Chairman’s Note

 

Dear Members and Section Friends,

I extend a warm greeting to you during these times of frigid temperatures. I hope you had an opportunity to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family while saving a bit of time to relax. As our activity resumes in February, we encourage you to reserve a few dates in the coming months to attend our Section meetings.

 

Dear Members and Section Friends,

I extend a warm greeting to you during these times of frigid temperatures. I hope you had an opportunity to enjoy the holiday season with friends and family while saving a bit of time to relax. As our activity resumes in February, we encourage you to reserve a few dates in the coming months to attend our Section meetings.

There is a lot of chatter in today’s mobility industry regarding the migration to electric drivetrains. As a member of the Milwaukee Section, you have the unique opportunity to learn about the forefront development activity in electric vehicles. We begin with vehicle battery technology in March, hosted by Johnson Controls. An automotive focus on the Chevy Volt in April, followed by an electric aircraft meeting with Sonex.

A new board member, Nerissa Hanson, was recently recruited to our Section to focus on transition of SAE students to professional members. We hope the initiative will grow our section membership and increase participation by younger members.

Thanks again for participating in our section. Together, our increased membership and meeting attendance is enabling us to leverage more resources and sponsorship, providing more value back to you. Please continue your active role.

Best regards,

Jim Ryan

Chairman – Milwaukee Section