Board of Directors

Don Allam, Nucor

Dominic Allam

General Manager – Automotive Solutions
Nucor Corporation

Tom Buffetta, VP Production Engineering, TMNA

Tom Buffetta

Vice President, Production Engineering
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA)

Pascal Charest

Director Process R&D and Prototype
Cosma International – Group of Magna International Inc.

Han Eui Do, Posco America

Han Eui Do

POSCO America

Don Allam, Nucor

Michelle Filias

Director ME Body – Global Stamping Center
General Motors Company

Ganesh Iyer, Chief Technical Officer, Martinrea, International Inc.

Ganesh Iyer

Chief Technology Officer
Martinrea International Inc.

Bob Miller

Sr. Manager Die Engineering Center NA

Juan Pablo Pedraza, Ternium

Juan Pablo Pedraza

Global Director or Research and Development

Joint Policy Board (JPB) Members​

Christopher Michaels, Director of Product Development, General Motors Company

Faye Zaski, General Manager, Materials Engineering Department, Toyota Motor North America (TMNA)

Affiliate Member Representatives

Paul Belanger, R&D Director North America – Gestamp

Miguel Angel Quiñones Salinas, Advanced Materials Engineering Specialist, Metalsa Mexico

Joint Policy Council (JPC) Members​

Nathan Blandford, A/SP JPC Chairman, Senior Engineering Manager, Toyota Motor North America

Eric deNijs, Engineering Manager, Magna International

Jiwoong Ha, Principal Researcher & General Project Manager, POSCO America

Dean Kanelos, Market Development and Product Applications Manager – Automotive, Nucor Corporation

Bryan Macek, Senior Technical Specialist, Stellantis

Rafael Mercado, R&D Senior Manager, Ternium

Jamil Niazi, Senior Engineering Manager, Toyota Motor North America

Joseph Polewarczyk, Strategic Body Innovation Lead, General Motors Company

JP Singh, Technical, Integration Engineer – Steel, Advanced Manufacturing, General Motors Company

Pat Walsh, Vice President, R&D, Martinrea International USA Inc.

Auto/Steel Partnership Releases 2023-24 Annual Report: A Comprehensive Insight into Automotive Research Excellence

The Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) is pleased to announce the release of its 2023-24 Annual Report, now available for download. This report offers an overview of our mission, values, leadership, and key achievements in automotive research and development, as well as our commitment to education.

From innovative research initiatives to educational programs and university partnerships, the report provides insight into the diverse activities undertaken by A/SP. It underscores the organization’s collaborative approach, focus on sustainability, and commitment to excellence.

Members, prospective members, industry stakeholders, and the public are encouraged to explore the report and learn more about the impactful work being done by A/SP. Access the 2023-24 Annual Report and discover how the Auto/Steel Partnership is shaping the future of the automotive industry.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact Kate Hickey, A/SP Communications.