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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.
  • Michelle Burreson, 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

  • 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
  • Marie Bruin, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
  • Becky Wood, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm 

Aerospace Pipeline Agenda (October) 

Webex meeting
Meeting number (access code): 145 859 3538
Meeting password: Yn4J2GVgtm3

Join by phone:
+1-415-655-0002 (US toll)
+1-206-207-1700 (United States Toll - Seattle)

Join from a video system or application:
Dial 1458593538@sbctc.webex.com   
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Join using Microsoft Lync or Microsoft Skype for Business:
Dial 1458593538.sbctc@lync.webex.com

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

October Meeting Packet
November 6 Meeting Packet 
March 18 Meeting Packet
June Meeting agenda

For more information about meetings, contact Carolyn McKinnon

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Last Modified: 1/25/21, 2:18 PM

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