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Cover Story: Connecting Young Women to Role Models Page 4 TMA News Bulletin is published regularly by the Technology & Manufacturing Association 1651 Wilkening Road | Schaumburg, IL 60173 www.tmaillinois.org table of contents tma news bulletin Chairman Rich Hoster Smith & Richardson, Inc. Vice Chairman Tom Hacker C&L Supreme Treasurer Ben Barnett Principal Manufacturing Corp. President Steve Rauschenberger TMA Directors Teresa Beach-Shelow Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. Todd Beauchamp ASK Power George Gatto, Jr. Gatto Industrial Platers, Inc. Jess Giudici. Optimas OE Tom Hilaris Sieber Tool Engineering L.P. Wade Keats Keats Manufacturing Co. Dave Polito Quality Machine Tool Services Paul Prikos, Jr. Oberg Medical - XL Division Tom Simeone Manor Tool & Manufacturing Co. Nicole Wolter HM Manufacturing, Inc. Managing Editor Dennis LaComb Editor Fran Eaton Contributors Steve Rauschenberger Founded in 1925, the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) represents and supports manufacturers in the Chicago metropolitan area and surrounding counties in northern Illinois, northern Indiana, and southern Wisconsin. TMA has almost 1,000 members representing over 32,000 employees and nearly 26 million square feet of manufacturing plant. TMA is governed by a Board of Directors, com- posed of executives from member firms. A full- time professional staff works closely with the Board, its committees and trusts. technology & manufacturing association TMA Supports USMCA Page 6 Seven Women Awarded WTMA Grants Pages 8 Bonita Richter: Women Who Make Page 10 44th Annual TMA Prayer Breakfast Page 12 TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION 2 WTMA Annual Fall Luncheon Page 13 tma | 2019 partners gold partners silver partner LEADINGTHE INDUSTRY IN RECYCLINGSOLUTIONS. We wish to thank the 2019 TMA PARTNERS who generously invest in the organization in order to further the services provided members. Growing Interest in STEM But Women Left Behind Page 11