Mr. Lundy was appointed to our Board of Directors on April 16, 2010. Prior to joining Atomic Energy, Mr. Lundy was the Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Power where he also served on the board of directors and the audit and compensation committees. Mr. Lundy’s prior experience includes seven years as an executive officer of Hydrogenics Corporation where he served as President-Power and Generation from 2004 through 2007 and as Vice President-Corporate Development and General Counsel from 2000 through 2004. Mr. Lundy also previously worked as a corporate and securities lawyer at each of Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP and Heenan Blaikie LLP in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Lundy received a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario.
Mr. Sheffer has has served as one of our directors since March 2005. Mr. Sheffer is President of Sheffer Enterprises, LLC, a consulting organization focused on the automotive industry, and has over 35 years of experience in the automotive industry. Prior to forming Sheffer Enterprises, Mr. Sheffer was Vice President, OEM Relations, for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (“SEMA”). During his 8 1/2 years with SEMA, Mr. Sheffer was responsible for all of the association’s interactions with the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including trade show participation, technology transfer programs, new vehicle measuring sessions and various dealer relations initiatives. Between 1972 and 1999, Mr. Sheffer held a variety of roles in human resources management, manufacturing, public relations and public policy for General Motors Corporation. Mr. Sheffer received a B.S. in business administration from Central Michigan University and a Master’s degree from Oakland University.
Dr. Samuelsen has served as one of our directors since July 2002. Since 1970, Dr. Samuelsen has been a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, where he serves as the director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center and as the director of the Advanced Power and Energy Program. He also leads the Pacific Rim Consortium on Energy, Combustion, and the Environment and serves as co-Chair of the California Stationary Fuel Cell Collaborative. Dr. Samuelsen holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Mr. Grutzner has served as one of our directors since July 2005. Mr. Grutzner founded ClearPoint Financial, an independent pension consulting firm in 2002, and currently serves as the Managing Partner thereof. Prior to founding ClearPoint Financial, Mr. Grutzner held positions consulting on retirement plans with RBC Dain Rauscher and CIBC Oppenheimer. He received a B.S. in Agricultural Economics and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.