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Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing Pipeline Advisory Committee

A Call to Action

The Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing Pipeline Advisory Committee was established in statute in 2012 to study the skills gap in aerospace workers production.   

Responsibilities include:

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

Committee Meeting

Committee meetings are open to the public and college system. Aerospace/advanced manufacturing program faculty/staff are encouraged to attend.

For more information about meetings (agendas, accessibility, ect.) please contact Carolyn McKinnon.

Current Report

Aerospace Pipeline Report, November, 2020

Related laws

RCW 28B.50.903: Coordination and alignment of aerospace training programs — aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing pipeline advisory committee

Committee Members

Industry representatives

  • Ben Hempstead, Electoimpact
  • Emily Wittman, Aerospace Futures Alliance
  • Erin McCallum, FIRST Washington
  • Jackie Davis, AMI Metals Inc.
  • Justin McCaffree, The Boeing Company
  • Emily Wittman, Aerospace Futures Alliance
  • Rosemary Brester, Hobart Machined Products Inc.
  • Scott Kennedy, Alaska Airlines
  • Hilevy Koger, Blue Orgin, LLC

Education representatives

  • Larry Cluphf, Washington Aerospace training & Research Center
  • Lin Zhou, Bates Technical College
  • Lynn Strickland, Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Program
  • Daria Willis, Everett Community College

Labor representatives

  • Shana Peschek, IMA 751
  • SPEEA

Ex-officio members

  • Bill Keough, University of Washington
  • Jan Yoshiwara, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Marcia Garrett, Washington State University
  • Jill Thorton, Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Materials Manufacturing
  • Rebecca Wallace, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Robin Toth, Washington State Department of Commerce
  • Jan Yoshiwara, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Committee staff

  • Carolyn McKinnon, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Dave Wallace, Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
  • Marie Bruin, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Becky Wood, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
2:30pm - 4:00pm 

May 2021 Meeting Packet 
Industry Trends and Financial Indicators 
Enrollment Updates, Winter 2021

Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 898 1375 0388

Join by phone:
+1-253-215-8782; 89813750388# (US toll)
+1-253-215-8782 (United States Toll - Tacoma)

Join from a video system or application (SIP):
Dial 89813750388@zoomcrc.com 

Find your local number: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdMoguDjij

This meeting is open to the public. Please contact Carolyn McKinnon at 360-704-3909, should you require accommodations in order to participate.

Past Meetings

February 2021 Meeting Packet 
November 2020 Meeting Packet 
October 2020 Meeting agenda 
October 2020 Meeting Packet 
June 2020 Meeting agenda
March 2020 Meeting Packet

For more information about meetings, contact Carolyn McKinnon

Page Manager: kwheeler@sbctc.edu
Last Modified: 5/19/21, 12:10 PM

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