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Board of Directors TSMA

TSMA is governed by a 12-member board; these volunteers are elected from the membership to serve staggered two-year terms.
Mark Petersen
President ITW Heartland
Mark joined the TSMA Board in 2016.  He was elected to his first term as Board President in 2018.  He serves as Co-Chair of the Program Committee a...
Alexandra Thorstad
Vice President Cosmos Enterprises, Inc.
Alexandra joined the TSMA Board in 2020.  She is employed at Cosmos Enterprises, Inc. in Elbow Lake as the Sales and Marketing Manager and holds a ...
Shawn Becker
Director Jim's Electric Company, Inc.
Shawn was elected to the TSMA Board in 2018, and serves as a co-chair on the membership committee.  He is employed as the Alexandria Branch Manager...
Tony Hanson
Director Alexandria Technical & Community College
Tony was elected to the board in 2018, bringing a valued connection to post-secondary education.  He co-chairs the Workforce Committee.  Tony is em...
Philip Johnson
Director PAYDAC PLASTICS, Inc.
Philip was elected to the TSMA Board in 2020.  Phil is the President of Paydac Plastics in Fergus Falls, and serves on both the Program and Workfor...
Tim Kindel
Director BlackHawk Industrial
Tim Kindel joined the TSMA board in 2021.  He works as an Account Manager for Blackhawk Industrial, resulting in a wide network of manufacturers in...
Nicole McDonald
Director Brunswick - New York Mills
Nicole joined the TSMA board in 2021.  Her position as Director of Operations at Brunswick-New York Mills provides valuable insight regarding issue...
Dan Moske
Director Vector Windows
Dan Moske joined the TSMA board in 2021.  His experience as Operations Manager at Vector Windows in Fergus Falls provides valuable insight regardin...
Melissa Olheiser
Director OECS - OSHA + Environmental Compliance Systems
Melissa Olheiser was elected to the TSMA board in 2021. As a Safety Consultant for OECS-Workplace Safety, and with past experience in customized tr...
Deb Waldvogel
Director Doherty Employment Experts
Deb joined the TSMA Board in 2020 and is employed at Doherty Staffing Solutions as a Business Development Manager for the Western Central MN area. ...
Sandy Kashmark
Executive Director Midwest Manufacturers Association - TSMA
Sandy Kashmark started her career with TSMA as Administrative Assistant in 1991, not long after receiving a business degree from Minnesota State Un...

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