Jacqueline El-Sayed is the vice president for academic affairs at Marygrove College. She is a professor of mechanical engineering, and served on the faculty at Kettering University for 18 years, eventually earning the position of associate provost. In addition to her work in academia, she has served in industry and government. She is a four-time gubernatorial appointee to the Michigan Truck Safety Commission and, as commissioner, served as chair for two terms. She also chaired the Driver’s Education Advisory Committee and the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee for the Michigan Department of State—work that resulted in new legislation for Michigan. Currently, El-Sayed serves as an officer on the Bloomfield Hills Board of Education and chairs several national committees.