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The Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing Pipeline Advisory Committee was established in statute in 2012 by 2SHB 2156.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide current information on training programs
  • Provide current information about grants
    and partnership opportunities
  • Coordinate professional development for faculty
  • Evaluate programs (completion/job placement)

Committee Members

Industry representatives

  • Frank Nichols, CEO, Silicon Forest Electronics
  • Eric Hahn, VP Organizational Development, General Plastics
  • Scott Richards, The Boeing Company
  • John Theisen, President and CEO, ORION
  • Jackie Davis, Regional Sales Manager, AMI Metals Inc
  • Bahman Hadi, Cascade Engineering Services
  • John Hunter , Director, Government and Community Affairs Regulatory Compliance, Janicki Industries
  • Ben Hempstead, Engineer-Mechanical Lead, Electroimpact
  • Linda Lanham, Director, Aerospace Future Alliance
  • Tim Morgan, CEO, TTF Aerospace,LLC

Education representatives

  • David Beyer, President, Everett Community College
  • Larry Cluphf, Director, Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center
  • Ron Langrell, President, Bates Technical College
  • Lynn Strickland, Executive Director, Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Program

Labor representatives

  • Chelsea Orvella, Legislative Director, SPEEA, IFPTE 2001
  • Ron Harrell, Staff Assistant, IAM&AW District Lodge 160

Ex-officio members

  • Alex Pietsch, Director, Governor's Office of Aerospace
  • Mary Kaye Bredeson, Director, Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Materials Manufacturing
  • Betty Klattenhoff, Career and Technical Education Director, Office of the Superintendant of Public Instruction
  • Marty Brown, Executive Director, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Marcia Garrett, Director of Regional Relations, Washington State University

Committee staff

  • Nancy Dick, Director, Workforce Education, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Kendra Hodgson, Policy Associate, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Tina Bloomer, Policy Research Associate, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Dave Wallace , Research Investigator, Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board

Committee Business

2013 Meeting Minutes

2012 Meeting Minutes

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