The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) has nominated Charlie Fischer to the Gear Research Institute's Board of Trustees. Charlie Fischer is Vice President of AGMA’s Technical Division. He joined AGMA in 1994 after a nineteen-year career with a major gear manufacturer, where he worked in engineering, field service, and assembly/test departments. He is currently responsible for oversight of all AGMA Technical Committees. In addition, he serves as Secretary of ISO TC60, the Technical Committee responsible for all international gear related standards. He holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University and Master of Administrative Science degree from Johns Hopkins University.