Board Members

Allen, Wes
Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center

Burreson, Michelle
The Boeing Company

Feller, Ted
SW Washington STEM Learning Network

Fitzpatrick, Krystal
Edge Factor

Gallagher, Mike
Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center

Griffiths, Robert (Bob)
AeroTEC, Inc.

Hannigan, Mick
Hexcel Burlington

Hodgman, Robert
WA State Dept. of Transportation

Kidd, Steve
Aerospacevendors

Kinman, Jessica
Dassault Systèmes

Mason, Chelsea
Aerospace Machinists District 751

Newby, Dan

Nierescher, Dave
Impact Washington

Nichols, Frank (Co-Chair)
Silicon Forest Electronics

Pierce, Kairie
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Ryser, Denise
Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC)

Schmidt, Jay (Co-Chair)
Silicon Forest Electronics

Strickland, Lynn
Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC)

Timmermans, Toon
Timmermans Corp.

Toth, Robin
Washington State Department of Commerce

Uptagrafft, Bob
Global Aero Ventures

Urbanchock, Walter
Aerojet Rockedyne

Weaver, Matthew
Fiberglass Supply

Winter, Steve
Impact Washington

people at board meeting

Roles & Responsibilities of Advisory Members

Working toward common goals such as maintaining and growing a highly skilled and technically proficient aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing labor force.

Sharing ideas about education and training related to aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing issues.

Knowledge, skills and expertise regarding the industry.

Guidance, advice, time and leadership allowing the work of the Center of Excellence to move forward.

Energy and leadership ensuring that the activities of the Center of Excellence will reflect industry needs and concerns at a regional and state level.

Industry and educational partners in Washington state

This Advisory Board may be an opportunity for you. If you are interested in learning more about what we do, you may wish to join us at an upcoming meeting.

Questions? Call Kelsey Sanderson 425-388-9454

AMCAT is open to all who want to attend, with stakeholders that include SBCTC/Colleges, Industry, Workforce and Secondary (CTE) and is designed to share best practices, insights, forecasting and resources to all interested parties.