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FAME Committees

Dedicated leaders, creative initiatives


If you are interested in joining a FAME committee, contact the Chairs below. You can select specific tasks of interest that work with your schedule and desired time commitment.


Hiring & Training Committee

Focus: Improve collaboration with workforce educators and help advanced manufacturing companies recruit, hire and train skilled workers.


Contact Michele Stolberg via email at


Pipeline Committee

Focus: Build a pipeline of skilled qualified advanced manufacturing candidates by engaging K-12 youth in pursuing manufacturing careers.


Jeannie Brockmyre and Danielle Phillips, Co-chairs Pipeline Committee


Communications & Outreach Committees

Focus: Raise awareness about the importance of and opportunities in advanced manufacturing.


Tori Uthe, Chair Image Committee
Optimax Systems, Inc.



Executive Committee

Focus: Direct FAME’s vision and strategic partnerships efforts.

The Executive Committee includes all FAME Committee Chairs indicated above, in addition to the following:


Dave Phillips, Chair FAME Executive Committee
G.W. Lisk Co.


Lynn Freid, FLWIB Representative
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board



Membership Committee

Focus: Building FAME’s membership across its many stakeholder groups.

Contact Michele Stolberg via email at


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