Title: Vice President - Product Regulatory Affairs
Vice President - Product Regulatory Affairs
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Tom Stricker is vice president of Product Regulatory Affairs for Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Stricker oversees Toyota's vehicle related environmental and safety regulatory activities in the U.S., including tailpipe emissions, chemical management, fuel economy, greenhouse gas emissions, and zero-emission vehicle regulations, as well as federal motor vehicle safety standards, vehicle crash rating programs and emerging issues around connected and autonomous vehicles.
His teams in Michigan, California and Washington, DC cover the full spectrum of regulatory issues, including pre-regulatory research, regulation development, and regulatory compliance and audit, as well as provide technical support for Toyota's legislative affairs and media relations.
In October 2015, Stricker was appointed the first Chairman of the Board of Auto-ISAC, Inc. - a nonprofit established by the automotive industry to promote anonymous sharing of cyber-related threats and vulnerabilities within the vehicle ecosystem. In addition, Stricker currently serves on the Visiting Committee of the University of Maryland Mechanical Engineering Department, the Executive Committee of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the Health Effects Institute’s Special Committee on Emerging Technologies, and the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.
Stricker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park.