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.

  • Vivek Gupta
    Chairman
    Vivek Gupta
    Texas ProFab Corporation
  • Lyle Menke
    First Vice Chairman
    Lyle Menke
    Peddinghaus Corporation
  • William Jeffery
    Second Vice Chairman
    William Jeffery
    IRMCO
  • Gregg Simpson
    Secretary and Treasurer
    Gregg Simpson
    Ohio Laser LLC
  • Al Zelt
    Immediate Past Chair
    Al Zelt
    ASKO Inc
  • William Isaac
    FMAC Secretary and Treasurer
    William Isaac
    Mitsubishi Laser
  • 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
  • Philip Kooima
    Director
    Philip Kooima
    KOOIMA Co
  • Carlos Mendizabal
    Director
    Carlos Mendizabal
    Montacargas Ac Sa De Cv
  • Jay Phillips
    Director
    Jay Phillips
    Valley Iron Inc
  • James Rogowski
    Director
    James Rogowski
    TRUMPF Inc
  • Pam Swanson
    Director
    Pam Swanson
    Airgas North Central
  • Steve Zerio
    Director
    Steve Zerio
    Form Tech Concrete Forms
  • Ed Youdell
    President & CEO
    Ed Youdell
    FMA
  • Phil Meinczinger
    TPA Chair
    Phil Meinczinger
    Magnetic Analysis Corp
  • Warren Long
    NBT Chair
    Warren Long
    Briggs & Stratton Corp

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


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