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 
5S & TPM 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

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