Board Members

Beyer, David
Everett Community College

Brown, Larry
IAM-751 Machinists

Burreson, Michelle
The Boeing Company

Dahl, Carl
AIM Aerospace

Ducamp, Brie
Institute of Flight

Garlow, Lt Col Russell, CAP
Assistant Director of Aerospace Education Commander, NW Group


Hannigan, Mick
Hexcel Burlington

Hodgman, Robert
WA State Dept. of Transportation

Kidd, Steve
Cimtech, Inc.

Larsen, Marci
Mukilteo School District

Lasater, Liz
Red Arrow Logistics

Lefcourt, Kathleen
Workforce Snohomish

McAleer, Colleen
Washington Business Alliance (WaBA)

Murphy, Meghan
Puget Sound Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition

Nichols, Frank (Co-Chair)
Silicon Forest Electronics

Oremus, Donneta
Marysville School District

Orvella, Chelsea
Society of Prof. Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA)

Pierce, Kairie
Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Schanche, Mike
Congressman Rick Larsen

Schmidt, Jay (Co-Chair)
Silicon Forest Electronics

Strickland, Lynn
Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee (AJAC)

Tate, Monica
Consulate General of Canada

Thomas, Penny
Washington State Dept. of Commerce

Timmermans, Toon
Timmermans Corp.

Uptagrafft, Bob
Global Aero Ventures

Urbanchock, Walter
Aerojet Rockedyne

Weaver, Matthew
Fiberglass Supply

Werner, Michael
Granite Falls High School

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.

AMCAT Announcement

Next AMCAT (Advanced Manufacturing Curriculum Alignment Team) meeting will be Monday, January 8th 10am-noon at Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center, 9001 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204.

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.

Contact with questions: Kelsey Sanderson, 425-388-9454