Public Policy Committee

Chairman: T.R. Herzog

Committee Mission

To oversee the activities of the WMMA® Legislative Counsel in representing the Association's position on legislative and regulatory matters affecting the industry, as well as keeping members informed of developments that will impact their businesses.

The Public Policy Committee conducts an annual Public Policy Fly-In where members meet with their representatives in Washington, D.C., and partners with other groups, such as the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC) and the National Association of Manufacturers' Council of Manufacturing Associations, to advocate for a strong and competitive U.S. manufacturing base.

2016 Advocacy Briefs

Committee Members

  • Steve Carter - Williams & Hussey
  • Mark Chappell - Alexander Dodds Company
  • Brian Donahue - Safety Speed Manufacturing
  • Karl Forth - FDM Magazine/CabinetMaker Magazine
  • Todd Herzog - Accu-Router
  • Jim Laster - Newman Machine Company, Inc.
  • Tony McGrew - MultiCam, Inc.
  • Tom Onsrud - C. R. Onsrud, Inc.
  • Alex Robertson - Woodshop News
  • John Schultz - Super Thin Saws, Inc.
  • Jamie Scott - Air Handling Systems
  • Dave Strom – Super Thin Saws, Inc.
  • Tony Sutton - Mereen Johnson
  • Whitney Wiggin - Hendrick Manufacturing

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