Clarence M. Ditlow - Board of Directors
is the Executive Director of the Center for Auto Safety
, founded by Consumers Union
and Ralph Nader, and he
is one of the country's leading public interest advocates.
He holds a degree in chemical engineering, a masters in law from Harvard Law School, and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
He directs the Center for Auto Safety in improving auto safety, reliability and efficiency, his organization has played a major role in initiating numerous recalls of defective automobiles and parts over the years.
also led efforts to have "lemon laws" enacted in all 50 states to afford consumers effective redress for defective cars.
He has testified over 50 times before Congressional Committees on a variety of issues, including auto safety and warranties, air pollution, consumer protection, fuel economy, energy conservation, patents and inventions, and he was the leading consumer advocate involved in the passage of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and the fuel economy provisions of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act.
is the author of numerous publications on consumers, auto safety, air pollution and transportation, and is frequently quoted in the press on these and other related subjects.
Mr. Ditlow is also on the Boards of Directors for Friends of the Earth, and Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety.