FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ypsilanti, Mich. January 10, 2022 – The American Center for Mobility (ACM) announces new Board of Director appointment to Glenn Stevens, Executive Director of MICHauto and Detroit Regional Chamber’s vice president of automotive and mobility initiatives.
“Glenn’s contribution to the ACM Board of Directors is critically aligned with the importance of driving a recognizable impact in maintaining the State of Michigan’s position as the epicenter of the automotive and growing technology-driven mobility industries.”, says Don Remboski, Chair of the ACM Board of Directors. “With over 25 years of experience in the Michigan automotive industry, the Board is confident that Glenn’s insights will help inform the organization and ensure we continue to build on our early successes in keeping ACM on track with its mission to support and accelerate the mobility industry in the areas of technology, standards development and education.”
Stevens joins a lineup of state, industry and academic leaders aimed at keeping the ACM organization focused on delivering value and results. This brings the number of board members to nine. ACM’s current Board community includes Don Remboski (Chair) Co-Founder Aware Mobility, Quentin Messer – CEO of the MEDC, Trevor Pawl – Chief Mobility Officer of the State of Michigan’s Office of Future Mobility & Electrification, Patricia Readinger – Director of Federal Affairs for the State of Michigan Office of the Governor, Paul Krutko (Treasurer) – CEO at Ann Arbor SPARK, Dr. Rebecca Cunningham – Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan, John Verboncoeur – Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies at Michigan State University, and Huei Peng – Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan and Director of MCity.
Stevens has been involved with ACM from the early days of conception and has continued to be a leading advocate for the important role ACM plays in the industry and in Michigan, “Joining the ACM Board of Directors is a strategic step to ensure inter-industry alignment as the automotive industry evolves in coordination with our key mobility sectors such as communications, technology development, data management and cybersecurity.” Stevens adds, “I believe that I will be able to help support the board as we steer the organization and the state to continued success and am grateful and honored to be accepted as a member.”
In his role with MICHauto, Stevens provides strategic direction and leadership to the MICHauto program in its efforts to promote, grow and retain Michigan’s automotive and next-generation mobility industries. MICHauto is a statewide industry association focused on developing the state’s automotive and mobility industry in the key areas of talent and education, advocacy, industry awareness, mobility, and the startup ecosystem.
About American Center for Mobility
American Center for Mobility is a not-for-profit collaborative effort comprised of government, industry and academic organizations focused on accelerating the mobility industry through advanced and scientific research, testing, standards, and educational programs. The American Center for Mobility offers a smart mobility test center and an innovation & technology campus, together they provide a safe platform for the integration of emerging mobility technologies in intentionally challenging environments and a growing ecosystem of leading CAEV mobility companies. Located in Southeast Michigan in Ypsilanti Township on over 500-acres at the historic Willow Run site, ACM is building on a legacy of innovation in Washtenaw County’s New Mobility Opportunity Zone. For more information, visit acmwillowrun.org.
MICHauto is a statewide economic development initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, dedicated to promoting, retaining, and growing the automotive industry in Michigan. Dedicated to championing Michigan as the global epicenter of the automotive and mobility industry, MICHauto provides a platform for collaboration on advocacy, business attraction and retention, and talent attraction and development. Serving as the unified voice of Michigan’s automotive cluster, MICHauto works closely with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Original Equipment Suppliers Association, Center for Automotive Research, and other Michigan and national organizations. To learn more, visit MICHauto.org. For more information CONTACT: Dawn Thompson – Director of Marketing & Communication, Email: [email protected] | Phone: (248) 918-9555
About the Detroit Regional Chamber
Serving the business community for more than 100 years, the Detroit Regional Chamber is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected chambers of commerce in the country. As the voice for business in the 11-county Southeast Michigan region, the Chamber’s mission is carried out by creating a business-friendly climate and providing value for members. The Chamber leads the most comprehensive education and talent strategy in the state. The Chamber also executes the statewide automotive and mobility cluster association, MICHauto, and hosts the nationally recognized Mackinac Policy Conference. For more information, please visit detroitchamber.com.