DSS Board

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Board Members

Board Members Biography

Thomas Lozser, President

Born in Chur, GR, grew up in Mels, SG, 

After Education and travelling arrived in USA in June 1988 for the first time.  Met my wife Jill in 1989 and got married in 1990.  We have two children, Alex 29 and Marissa 25.  Living in Novi since 1999.  Hobbies: Skiing, tennis and boating, travelling, nice restaurants, and watching sports.   For the last 10 years working as independent management consultant and board member in several companies in US and CH.  Still traveling to Switzerland several times every year.  Member of DSS since around 1990.

Ausbildung: Kantonsschule Sargans 1980, ETH Zürich Mechanical Engineer 1986, MBA UoM 1996

Work experience: Until 2010 CEO of coating division at Swiss publicly traded company.  Before that for 5 years as co-owner and sales director at US subsidiary of Swiss electronic device company.  Before that 12 years at MPI and Kautex, part of it as plant manager, most of the 12 years reporting to Karl Pfister.

Shelly Burnside, Correspondence

Sylvia LaPratt, Membership

Bo Prudil, Treasurer

Urs Boeckli, Member at Large

Event Coordinator – VACANT

Webmaster – VACANT


Carl Waljen

Debbie Rutz Piette

One VACANT position