Industry Advisory Members

Cathleen Krier
President – Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science and Technology Societies (MFESTS)

Dawn Lubahn
Youth Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) – CareerForce, Winona

Fletcher McNair 
Productive Maintenance Coordinator – Coldspring USA

John Froehlich
Director of Process & Technology – EI Microcircuits, Inc.

Kurt Korkowski 
Senior Systems Engineering Manager – Seagate Technology

Kwaku Ofei-Budu, Jr.
Senior Supervisor Warehousing & Inventory – Abbott

Les Engel
President – Engel Metallurgical Ltd.

Nathaniel Smith
Process Control Engineer – Cambria

Steve Kalina 
MPMA Executive Director – Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association

Tom Jamar
Retired President – Jasper Engineering & Equipment


Academia Advisory Members

Aaron Budge, Acting Dean, College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Cary Komoto, Dean, Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Education Division, Normandale Community College

Debbie Belfry, CTE – Director of Career and Technical Education, Bloomington Public Schools
Elaina Bleifield, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Anoka Technical College
Joan Carter P.E., Engineering Faculty, Department Chair of Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Technology, Inver Hillls Community College

Matthew Feuerborn, Dean of Instruction – Technical Programs, Ridgewater College
Molly Schaefer, Director of Polytech Operations, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Michael Compton, State 4-H STEM Director, Center for Youth Development. University of Minnesota