Nebraska MEP Advisory Board

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The Advisory Board of the Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership is comprised of business and industry leaders from across the state.


2023 Executive Committee members:

Dan Harnley

President: Dan Harnly  

Jim Hellbusch

Vice President: Doug Huffaker  

Suzanne Weeder Einspahr
Secretary: Suzanne Weeder Einspahr

Courtney Wittstruck

Courtney Wittstruck
Executive Director
Nebraska Community College Association
Congressional District: 1



Jake Aulick

Jake Aulick**
President 
Aulick Industries
Congressional District: 3

Juan Breucop

Juan Breucop**
President 
InExhaust-Innovative Exhaust Systems
Congressional District: 1

Dan Curran

Dan Curran
Deputy Director
Nebraska Department of Economic Development
Congressional District: 1

Dan Harnly
Dan Harnly**
President
Tuttle Inc.  
Congressional District: 3



Jim Hellbusch
Jim Hellbusch**
President/CEO
Duo Lift Manufacturing Company Inc.
Congressional District: 1

Doug Huffaker

Doug Huffaker **
General Manager
Wilson Case 
Congressional District: 3



Courtney Lawyer

Courtney Lawyer**
Vice-President 
Pure and Secure, LLC
Congressional District: 1

Luke Prussa

Luke Prussa**
President
Mapes Industries Inc.
Congressional District: 1

Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson
COO and Executive Vice President
Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Congressional District: 1 



Ward Jorgensen
Ward Jorgensen**
VP, Global Production
Orthman
Congressional District: 3 

Bob Wilhelm
Bob Wilhelm
Vice-Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Congressional District: 1


**Denotes a representative of the manufacturing community.