Members

Our members represent business and industry, labor, economic development, education, employment services, rehabilitation services, community based organizations, and human services. Each of these individuals volunteers their time to help set the direction and policy for job training programs in South Central Minnesota.

Jim Abraham
Human Resources Specialists
Employment Related Services
LeSueur, MN
Employment Services

Bill Aufderheide
HR/Safety Manager
MR Paving and Excavating
New Ulm, MN
Construction

Deb Barnes*
Executive Director
Lakeview Health Services
Fairmont, MN
Long Term Health Care

Administrator
Oak Terrace
Mankato, MN
Long Term Health Care

Candace Fenske**
Administrator
Madelia Community Hospital
Madelia, MN
Hospitals/Health Care

William FitzSimmons
Owner
WTF Tax Service
Waseca, MN
Finance

Duane Lambrecht
CEO
Shelter Products, Inc.
New Ulm, MN

Amanda Mackie
Executive Director
Minnesota Valley Action Council
Mankato, MN 56001
Community Based Organizations

Shane Meier
Business Representative
IBEW Local 343
Mankato, MN
Organized Labor

Grant Moody
Owner
Express Employment Professionals
North Mankato, MN

Jon Nowak
Business Representative/Organizer
North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Mankato, MN
Organized Labor

Christine Olson
Area Manager
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Faribault, MN
Rehabilitation Services

Linsey Preuss
Economic Development Coordinator
City of Fairmont
Fairmont, MN
Economic Development

Dennis Siemer
CEO
V-Tek, Inc.
Mankato, MN
Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing

Dr. Susan Tarnowski
Vice President of Academic &Student Affairs
South Central College
North Mankato, MN
Post-Secondary Education

Joan Tesdahl
Social Services Director
Nicollet County Social Services
St. Peter, MN
Social Services

Larry Treptow
Human Resource Director
Wells Concrete
Wells, MN
Concrete Manufacturing

Tim Wenzel
President
Winegar, Inc.
Waseca, MN
Machining Manufacturing

Karen Wolters
ABE Coordinator
Mankato Area Adult Basic Education
Mankato, MN
Education

Reggie Worlds
Area Manager
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Job Service
Mankato, MN
Employment Services

*Chair
**Vice Chair