• Board of Directors TSMA

    TSMA is governed by a 10-member board; these volunteers are elected from the membership to serve staggered two-year terms.
    Mark Petersen
    ITW Heartland
    Mark joined the TSMA board in 2016.  He was elected to his first term as Board President in 2018.  He also serves as Co-Chair of the Program Committee.
    Amy Johnson
    Vice President
    Chuck Gaffaney
    Massman Automation Designs, LLC
    Chuck was elected to the TSMA board in 2016.  He co-chairs the Program Committee and is an active member of the region's Dream It. Do It. Steering Committee.
    Nicole Klimek
    Lowry Manufacturing Company
    Nicole is serving her first term on the TSMA board, having been elected in 2017.  She is active on the Marketing Committee.
    Liz Diedrich
    Diedrich RPM
    Liz joined the TSMA Board in 2017, jumping right in as facilitator of the board retreat that year.  As Chair of the newly revived Marketing Committee, Liz has spearheaded countless strategies to improve TSMA's brand and promotional efforts.
    Tony Hanson
    Alexandria Technical & Community College
    Tony was elected to the board in 2018, bringing a valued connection to post-secondary education.  He serves on the Workforce Committee.
    Philip Johnson
    Marilyne Morisette
    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 University Moorhead.  She has served as Executive Director since 1995.  The office changed to a new business model when Midwest Manufacturers Association was launched in 1991.  MMA, the "central office," now serves AMFA, CMMA and TSMA, with Kashmark at the helm.