Business to Business
Chair: Tom Rice, Rulon International
Assistant Chair: Sandra Lies, FairchildHR
Meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 11:00AM. Responsible for all programs, community participation, networking events, annual employee recognition banquet and awards.
Sponsored Activities: General Meetings, Golf Tournament, Excellence Awards, Socials, Summit, Symposium
Environmental, Health & Safety
Joey Duncan, Pond & Company
Leesa Gerald, LG2 Environmental Solutions and Roland Hernandez, Jaxon Industrial Services
Meets on the third Thursday of the month at 12:00PM. Proactive in identifying environmental and safety issues, with emphasis on legislative and regulatory issues.
Sponsored Activities: Monthly Meetings and Workshops, Professional Progress Leadership Program
Jim Bush, Florida Power & Light
Rob Hooper, Atlantic Logistics and Larry Kates, Progressive Power Products
Meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 12:00PM. Promotes and monitors local and state legislative issues affecting manufacturers, maintains a continued dialogue with elected officials, active in cooperative efforts with other state and national organizations.
Sponsored Activities: Advocacy Trips, Endorsements, Meetings with local speakers
Chair: Kelly Wood, Nu-Trend Plastics
Wanda Fort, AFLAC
Meets on the third Monday of the month at 11:30AM. Responsible for the retention and recruitment of members, development of services, assimilation of members into the organization to maximize the benefits of membership
Sponsored Activities: Member to Member Business, Liaison Program Year Round, Annual Membership Drive, New Member Orientations
Chair: Roben Faircloth, CareerSource Northeast Florida
Meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 8:00AM. Focuses on Human Resources component of manufacturing and combating common issues. Conducts the annual wage and benefit survey. Responsible for developing educational programs and working with local institutions to improve the skill level of students to prepare them for manufacturing jobs.
Sponsored Activities: Career Fairs, Leadership Academy, Manufacturing Month, School Projects