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Dupage IL NWS Tornado Warning

Tornado Warning issued February 27 at 7:19PM CST until February 27 at 7:45PM CST by NWS Chicago IL

Dupage IL NWS Tornado Warning

Tornado Warning issued February 27 at 7:32PM CST until February 27 at 8:30PM CST by NWS Chicago IL

Ingham MI NWS Tornado Warning

Tornado Warning issued February 28 at 12:46AM EST until February 28 at 1:30AM EST by NWS Grand Rapids MI

Genesee MI NWS Tornado Warning

Tornado Warning issued February 28 at 1:13AM EST until February 28 at 2:00AM EST by NWS Detroit/Pontiac MI

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Barb Samardzich

January 1, 2019

2006 – Dearborn, Michigan

Barb Samardzich is Vice President, Powertrain Operations of the Ford Motor Company. She is respon-sible for engine and transmission engineering worldwide and for powertrain manufacturing in North America. Barb previously was Executive Director, Small Front Wheel Drive and Rear Wheel Drive Vehicles, where she was responsible for the design, engineering and development of nine key Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicles, including the 2005 Model Year Mustang. She has held a variety of positions in Powertrain Engineering, including chief engineer for Ford’s Automatic Transmission Operations. She has also served as chief engineer for the F-Series Super Duty Commercial Trucks, and as quality director for Ford Brand products in Ford of Europe. Before joining Ford in 1990, Barb worked as a thermal design engineer in Westinghouse Electric’s Nuclear Fuels Division. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Florida, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and a master’s degree in engineering management from Wayne State University. Named by Automotive News as a 2005 “Leading Woman in the North American Automotive Industry” and awarded the Design News “Women in Engineering Top Achievement Award” in 2004, Barb sits on the boards of sev-eral universities and non-profit organizations.