What We Do

The IAOB is an International Automotive Task Force (IATF) oversight office. The IAOB is a Michigan Corporation; members include FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG).

The International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) was established to:

  • Implement and manage the┬áIATF 16949 registration scheme oversight activities on behalf of the IATF.
  • Coordinate with the IATF European Oversight Offices to ensure global consistency of the IATF 16949 registration scheme.
  • Support the IATF in the pursuit of global harmonization with other automotive manufacturers.
  • Develop and maintain a central IATF database of strategic information to assist in the management of the registration scheme.


James Bruin

IAOB Executive Director, IATF Strategic Development

+1 248 358-9797

Cherie Reiche

Managing Director

+1 248 358-9793

Michelle Maxwell

Program Manager - Audits

+1 248 358-9798

Devin Gage

Program Manager - IATF ADP & Special Projects

+1 248 663-1515

Kelly Gayeski

Coordinator - Audit Scheduling & Database

+1 248 358-9776

Stephanie Civic

Office & Finance Administrator

+1 248 358-9784

Liz Spudic

Lead Witness Auditor

+1 248-663-1517

Kathy Karlis

Translation Manager

+1 248 663-1519

Melanie Logsdon

Data Analytics Manager

+1 248 663-1516