Executive Board

Executive Board
Executive Board Wichita Manufacturers Association Kansas
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Leaders in Manufacturing

Since its inception, the Wichita Manufacturers Association (WMA) has been led by a volunteer board of leaders from manufacturers and regional support companies in the Wichita and South Central Kansas region. Just like past leadership, the executive board is committed to promoting the general welfare of the region’s manufacturing industry.

WMA Executive Board

  • Stacy Edmundson
    President
    Red Door Three LLC
  • Craig Duerksen
    First Vice President
    Commerce Bank
  • Brad Hewitt
    Second Vice President
    Kuhn Krause, Inc.
  • Dave Burger
    Treasurer
    K•Coe Isom
  • Evan Funk
    Executive Secretary
    Fidelity Bank
  • Ethan Eck
    Past President
    Eck Fabrication
  • Leo Helsel
    Audit Chair and Prize Chair
    (Retired) Murdock
  • Amanda Duncan
    Communication Chair
    Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas
  • Ron Weddle
    Education Chair
    Weddle Consulting
  • Jim Turner
    Legislative Chair
    Kelly Manufacturing
  • Jim Callaway
    Membership Chair
    Powder Tech (Retired)
  • John Trowbridge
    Scholarship Chair
    Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C.
  • Kelly Bielefeld
    Director
    Wichita Public Schools
  • Brandon Findley
    Director
    Greater Wichita Partnership
  • Vince Haines
    Director
    Gravity::Works Architecture
  • Scott Kailer
    Director
    JR Custom Metal Products
  • Scott Lucas
    Director
    WSU Tech
  • Steve Slack
    Director
    LS Industries
  • Miles Smith
    Director
    Conco Construction
  • Jan Baggett
    Executive Assistant
    Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce

Our Past Presidents

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    The 2020s
    • Ethan Eck, 2021
    • Kyle Blasdel, 2020
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    The 2010s
    • Scott Kailer, 2019
    • Mark Koch, 2018
    • Sean Weaver, 2017
    • Gary Winegar, 2016
    • Kris Wessel, 2015
    • Seth Albin, 2014
    • Jim Callaway, 2013
    • Gabe Schlickau, 2012
    • Ken Seaman, 2011
    • Donna Funk, 2010
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    The 2000s
    • Ellen Shofler, 2009
    • Terry Marx, 2008
    • Dave Burger, 2007
    • Ron Weddle, 2006
    • Mac Barnett, 2005
    • George Kreidler, 2004
    • Carl Kelly, 2003
    • Jim Stoffle, 2002
    • Kendall Wendt, 2001
    • Tony Hain, 2000
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    The 1990s
    • Lois Waln, 1999
    • Neil McGee, 1998
    • Mike James, 1997
    • Marc Childs, 1996
    • Mike Moriarty, 1995
    • Gary O’Neal, 1994
    • Richard Graham, 1993
    • Roger Bowles, 1992
    • Marc Wendt, 1991
    • Eddy Goodwin, 1990
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    The 1980s
    • Sam Jones, 1989
    • Kay Francis, 1988
    • Waldo Leisy, 1987
    • Cecil Miller, 1986
    • Fred Wendt, 1985
    • Herb Coin, 1984
    • Stan Smeltzer, 1983
    • Joe L. Childs, 1982
    • Floyd Piper, 1981
    • Charles F. Coburn, 1980
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    The 1970s
    • Erich Wendt, 1979
    • Leo J. Hendrich, 1978
    • Dale E. Greenlee, 1977
    • W.J. Easton, Jr. 1976
    • H.C. Menne, 1974-75
    • Warren Hembree, 1974
    • J. Pat Bowman, 1973
    • Harold L. Patterson, 1972
    • Paul H. Edwards, 1971
    • Albert H. Nelson, Jr., 1970
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    The 1960s
    • Otto C. Irby, 1969
    • Joseph W. Spriggs, 1968
    • A.M. Angulo, 1967
    • Bill Fouty, 1966
    • H.D. Martens, 1965
    • A.G. Richmond, 1964
    • C.R. Nibarger, 1963
    • Lynn W. Whiteside, 1962
    • Harold Fryar, 1961
    • George T. Harkin, 1960
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    The 1950s
    • George Weckel, 1959
    • Clyde W. Priddle, 1958
    • John P. Miller, 1957
    • J. Alden Trovillo, 1956
    • VirDen Mayo, 1955
    • Robert D. Love, 1954
    • Martin V. Lyle, 1953
    • Harold A. Major, Jr., 1952
    • W. Harold Mooney, 1951
    • H.W. Cardwell, Jr., 1950
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    The 1940s
    • Floyd D. Quinlisk, 1949
    • J.C. Wodin, 1948
    • Warren E. Blazier, 1947
    • Earl K. Duke, 1946
    • O.J. Eastman, 1945
    • H.N. Carver, 1944
    • P.T. Cantrell, 1943
    • F. Russell Jump, 1942
    • J.J. O’Connor, 1941
    • Walter L. Love, 1940
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    The 1930s
    • H.H. Minard, 1939
    • Harry R. Christopher, 1938
    • H.S. Mueller, 1937
    • C.H. Armstrong, 1936
    • Charles Riley, 1935
    • R.J. Miller, 1934
    • Harry R. Horner, 1933
    • George L. Wall, 1932
    • Brace Helfrich, 1931
    • A.R. Barnum, 1930
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    The 1920s
    • Leon Lambert, 1929
    • J.B. Bradford, 1928
    • H.W. Strong, 1927
    • Ben Sibbitt, 1926
    • L.E. Best, 1925
    • D.S. Jackman, 1924
    • Wilbur Loveland, 1923
    • George E. King, 1922
    • E.R. Trout, 1921
    • E.A. Watkins, 1919-20
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    The 1910s
    • J.F. Daniels, 1918
    • W.M. Knights, 1917