FMA Board of Directors

The FMA Board of Directors defines the association’s educational services to the metal forming and fabricating industry covering current and evolving technology.

Looking to make a difference in the metal forming and fabricating industry? FMA and TPA seek volunteers for their boards of directors. These boards bring together leaders to explore the many facets of the industry and help move the association forward. Find out how to become an FMA Board member.

  • Al Zelt
    Chairman
    Al Zelt
    ASKO Inc
  • Vivek Gupta
    Vice Chairman
    Vivek Gupta
    Texas ProFab Corporation
  • Lyle Menke
    Second Vice Chairman
    Lyle Menke
    Peddinghaus Corporation
  • William Jeffery
    Secretary and Treasurer
    William Jeffery
    IRMCO
  • Edwin Stanley
    Immediate Past Chair
    Edwin Stanley
    GH Metal Solutions
  • Gregg Simpson
    FMAC Secretary and Treasurer
    Gregg Simpson
    Ohio Laser LLC
  • Rick J Hargrove
    Director
    Rick J Hargrove
    Steel & Pipe Supply Co Inc
  • Brian Havlovic
    Director
    Brian Havlovic
    Kawasaki Motors Mfg Corp USA
  • Jason Hillenbrand
    Director
    Jason Hillenbrand
    Amada America Inc
  • William Isaac
    Director
    William Isaac
    Mitsubishi Laser
  • James Rogowski
    Director
    James Rogowski
    TRUMPF Inc
  • Teresa Beach - Shelow
    Director
    Teresa Beach - Shelow
    Superior Joining Technologies Inc
  • Pam Swanson
    Director
    Pam Swanson
    Airgas North Central
  • Steve Zerio
    Director
    Steve Zerio
  • Ed Youdell
    President & CEO
    Ed Youdell
    FMA
  • Phil Meinczinger
    TPA Chair
    Phil Meinczinger
    Magnetic Analysis Corp
  • David Brown
    NBT Chair
    David Brown
    Affiliations Unlimited Inc
  • Mary Ellen Mika
    SMN Chair
    Mary Ellen Mika
    Steelcase Inc

Serve on the Board of Directors


Board candidates may be recommended by current members or be self-nominated. Directors are selected for their competence, professionalism, and leadership qualities.

To serve, potential board members should:

  • Be an FMA or TPA member in good standing.
  • Have interest in the area of service.
  • Be able to make a time commitment and pay for your travel and meeting expenses.
  • Agree to comply with FMA’s committee member guidelines.
  • Have access by e-mail to facilitate communication.
  • Agree to comply with FMA policies related to Committee service.

Terms of service begin each year in October with the FMA Annual Membership Meeting. The annual nomination deadline is June 30.

FMA Nomination Application

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to serve on the FMA Board of Directors


Call for Nominations Info