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Bison Gear CEO Appointed to National Science Board Commission

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April 7, 2006—Ron Bullock, chairman and CEO of Bison Gear and Engineering, has been appointed as a member of the Commission on 21st Century Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Testimony delivered before the National Science Board on K-16 STEM education led to an invitation to serve on this commission. The Commission makes recommendations to the nation, via the National Science Board, for a new national action plan to address weaknesses in the K-12 STEM education.

According to the company's press release, Bison has been recognized for their groundbreaking research to develop a high efficiency motor under a grant awarded by the National Science Foundation.

Bullock has held various positions with Bison since 1981 in R&D, engineering, marketing, operations and management. He has served on the Industry Advisory Council on Electronic Motors at Underwriter's Laboratories, was a past director of the American Gear Manufacturers' Association, led a research team for the Instrumented Factory for Gears at the Illinois Institute of Technology and served as president and trustee on AGMA's joint venture with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Gear Research Institute.