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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. Aeropace/advanced manufacturing program faculty/staff are encouraged to attend.

For more information about meetings (agendas, parking information, accessibility, ect.) please contact Carolyn McKinnon at (360) 704-3903.

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.
  • John Turner, Boeing Company
  • Kelly Maloney, 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, Aerspace Joint Apprenticeship Program
  • Daria Willis, Everett Community College

Labor representatives

  • Chelsea Mason, 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
  • Mary Kaye Bredeson, 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
  • Nate Humphrey, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Becky Wood, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Committee Meeting

March 18, 2020
11:00am - 1:30pm
WA State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Cascade A/B. 4th floor
1300 Quince Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504

Past Meetings

November 6 Meeting Packet

For more information about meetings, contact Carolyn McKinnon

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