Making It Right Here.

Board of Directors - FY2010

NIMA has an active Board of Directors are required to be heads of small manufacturing firms in the counties served. There are currently ten NIMA board members elected to terms of one and two years. Meetings of the membership are held annually in April.

Representing First Name Last Name Address City State Zip Phone
Gem Chain Bar Rick Peterson P.O. Box 608 Grangeville ID 83530 208-983-0203
Hillco Technologies Lenny Hill 107 1st. St. Nezperce ID 83543 208-937-2461
Hydraulic Warehouse Ed Endebrock 121 9th St. Lewiston ID 83501 208-743-7058
Idaho Forest Group Adam Miller 171 N. Highway 95 Grangeville ID 83530 208-983-4790
Idaho Sewing for Sports Gunther William 7 Poplar Dr. Grangeville ID 53530


Idaho Timber Byron Cannon P.O. Box 399 Troy ID 83871 208-835-2161
Renaissance Marine Bruce Larson 1061 16th Ave. Clarkston WA 99403 509-758-9831
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. James Kesler 2350 N.E. Hopkins Court Pullman WA 99163 509-332-1890
Seaport Machine, Inc. Kim Geist Jr. P.O. Box 757 Clarkston WA 99403 509-758-2605


President Kim Geist, Jr.
Vice President Gunther Williams
Secretary/Treasurer Bruce Larson


NIMA has four active committees, each of which has its own list serve. Contact the committee chair for more information or if you are interested in joining a committee or list serve.

  • Workforce Development, Chair                  . Develops tasks needed to accomplish the goals laid out under the guidelines of the Economic Development Association (EDA) and the Idaho Gem Community Implementation Grants. The purpose of these grants is to develop a process to encourage potential employees to look at manufacturing jobs as a career choice.

  • Communications Committee, Chair Bruce Larson. Develops the website, list serve and other methods of communications that will benefit local manufacturers.

  • Finance Committee, Chair Ed Endebrock. Formerly the Sustainability Committee, is committed to making NIMA a financially solvent organization that is not dependent on grants for its existence.

  • Benefits Committee, Chair Kim Geist Jr. Reviews and recommends to the members options in health insurance, retirement programs, product liability, etc.

NIMA is registered as a 501(c)(6) (nonprofit) organization — a business league category that includes trade associations, chambers of commerce, real estate boards, boards of trade and football leagues.

Board of Director Meeting Minutes

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