Wade was elected to the AMFA Board in 2017, and serves as Board President. Wade is Chair of the Education Committee, and also serves on the Finance, Marketing/Membership, FabTech, and ET Grant Review committees. Wade is the President of Cast & Color LLC/Zakobe LLC located in Bovey, MN.
Blake was elected to the AMFA Board in 2018, and currently serves as Vice President as well as active with the Programs and ET Beer Social Committees. Blake is the Marketing Director at GPM, Inc. located in Duluth, MN.
Jim was elected to the AMFA Board in 2015, serving as AMFA President in 2018 and 2019. He is Chair of the ET Beer Social Committee. Jim also serves on the Finance, Marketing/Membership, Programs, FabTech, and ET Grant Review Committees. Jim works in Industrial Business Development for Northern Engineering located in Superior, MN.
Mary Brandt has served as an AMFA or AMFA ET Board member since 2008, providing an important link to post-secondary education. More importantly, Mary's active involvement serves as a bedrock for numerous AMFA programs and activities. Mary serves as AMFA Treasurer and as Chair of the Program Committee. She also serves on the Education, ET Golf Social and ET Legacy Fund committees.
Rally joined the AMFA board in 2022. As Owner and President of Hibbing Fabricators, Inc., Rally brings another valued manufacturing voice to the board. Hibbing Fabricators specializes in the production of precision metal components and assemblies.
Todd was elected to the AMFA Board in 2012. Todd is Chair of the ET Golf Social Committee and serves on the Programs Committee. He also serves as Vice President of AMFA Educational Trust. Todd is employed at Productivity, Inc., working in Sales, Tooling & Accessories from an office in Two Harbors, MN.
Dustin Thibodeau started machining in 2004 and has been doing it ever since. As a former business owner in Oregon - manufacturing awards, trophies and personalized gifts - he is now an estimator and shift supervisor at Northland Machine, located in Grand Rapids, MN. Dustin joined the board in 2021.
Jeff joined the AMFA board in 2022. He is the owner and president of Hibbing-based Range Steel Fabricators, a manufacturer with a 100-year history in industrial steel and aluminum fabrication. Jeff is a member of the AMFA Finance Committee.
Ian was elected to the AMFA Board in 2014, and serves as Board Vice President. Ian also serves on the Marketing/Membership, Government Affairs, FabTech, and ET Beer Social committees. Ian works in Business Development for APEX located in Duluth, MN.