Manufacturing Council Members ~ Brian Loucks, Gretchen Hanchett, Joe W. Hart/Lufkin, John Mulryan/Lufkin, Jon Nickerson, Karen Comstock/DR-HR, Lisa Lee/LW, Mark Brophy/Alstom, Stephen Martinelli/AS, Michael Zakel/Alstom, Michele Lichy/WIB, Ralph Naples, Reita Sobeck-Lynch, Roger Mitchell/Friendship Dairies, David Scarr/WLS Dresser-Rand, Steve Sentz/Cuba Specialty, Thomas Hennessy/Alstom, Tom Shoup/Lufkin
Press Release: "...The Greater Allegany County Chamber of Commerce (GACCC) is pleased to announce; Christine “Libby” Jefferds has accepted the chair position of the Greater Allegany Co. Manufacturing Council. She will be replacing Joe Hart who chaired the GACCC Manufacturing council for 5 years...."
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Manufacturing Council Strategic Plan
Address challenges facing the local industrial and manufacturing community, which might include new legislation, business, job creation, safety issues and others. Address issues relating to improving competitiveness of industrial businesses, including workforce, supply chain and cost of doing business. Provide input to the educational institutions of the training needs for industry. Work with government agencies focused on introducing innovation to the marketplace via incentive programs.
Provide resources and developmental opportunities that meet the unique challenges of manufacturing. Enable council members to successfully manage and provide services for their customers.