Susan Cischke was the Group Vice President of Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering at Ford Motor Co. from April 2008 through her retirement in February 2012. Ms. Cischke served as Senior Vice President of Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering of Ford Motor Co., from April 23, 2007 to April 2008 and also served as its Vice President of Environmental and Safety Engineering until April 23, 2007. Ms. Cischke has set environmental and safety standards for Ford worldwide and is responsible for working with global regulators on policy issues ranging from carbon dioxide emissions to pedestrian safety. She served as Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Passenger Operations of DaimerChrysler and also served as its Vice President of Vehicle Certification, Compliance and Safety Affairs and various engineering positions. She serves as a Director of Chicago Climate Exchange Inc. She served as a Corporate Director of Ballard Power Systems Inc. She serves as a Trustee of The New Detroit Science Center. Ms. Cischke holds Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master in Management both from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and completed the Tuck Executive Program at Dartmouth College.