Steering Committee

Consisting of C-suite executives from industry supporters, the Steering Committee is responsible for:

  • Establishing and maintaining the CCEFP strategic plan;
  • Ensuring that the research strategy of the CCEFP is aligned with the pre-competitive research needs of the fluid power industry, as determined and described in the NFPA Technology Roadmap; and
  • Working with the CCEFP Director to identify and pursue government grant opportunities that align with the CCEFP research strategy.

Steering Committee Members:

Kim Stelson, University of Minnesota

Former Executive Committee Members:
Eric Lanke, National Fluid Power Association
Gary Kassan, CNH Industrial

CCEFP Director Appointees:
Dan Hirleman, Purdue University
Theresa Maldonado, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
Lonnie Love, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
David Wormley, Pennsylvania State University

Pascal Society Gold Members:
Bill Gorski, Bimba Manufacturing
Jeff Herrin, Danfoss Power Solutions
Steve Zumbusch, Eaton Corporation
Ed Howe, Enfield Technologies
Jeff Stuart, Hydra-Power Systems
Michael Chung, Parker Hannifin (Automation)
Tony Vaughan, Parker Hannifin (Hydraulics)
Brent Archer, Proportion-Air