Meet the 2024 NFFS Board of Directors

Posted By: Erin Russell NFFS,

professionals sitting around a round white table, from aboveThe Non-Ferrous Founders' Society (NFFS) is proud to announce its 2024 Board of Directors. The 2024 slate of officers and directors was unanimously approved by the NFFS membership at the Society's annual meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, held as part of the 2024 NFFS Industry Executive Conference in Duck Key, Florida.

The NFFS board members represent a diverse range of foundry types, areas of expertise, locations, and perspectives, ensuring a well-rounded approach to the challenges and opportunities facing the non-ferrous metalcasting industry.

The newly elected Board of Directors for 2024 is as follows:

  • President: John Mellone, Beck Aluminum*
  • Vice President: George Mugford, Bunting Bearings LLC*
  • Treasurer: Cathy Dolan, Calumet Brass Foundry*
  • Immediate Past President: Rolf Gretschmann, Standard Manufacturers Services*

  • Jay Armstrong, Trialco Aluminum LLC*
  • Stan Bass, Fort Worth Aluminum Foundry
  • Brent Bowles, Lee Brass
  • Gerry Byrne, TPi Arcade - Division of Ligon Industries LLC
  • Chris Greenfield, The Federal Metal Company
  • Daniel Jay Horvath, Brost Foundry Company
  • Andrew Iannettoni, Ford Meter Box Company Inc.
  • Iain Jenkins, Jenkins Foundry
  • Cory Knight, Erie Bronze & Aluminum
  • Paul F. Leitelt, Leitelt Brothers Inc.
  • Allen Meskan, Meskan Foundry
  • Jason Mugford, Bunting Bearings LLC
  • Tad Olson, Olson Aluminum Castings
  • Lala Romero, Sipi Metals Corporation
  • Jason Seeley, Advance Bronze Inc.
  • Karen Strelitz, California Metal-X*
  • Len Weber, Batesville Products Inc.*
  • Daniel Westhoff, Midland Manufacturing Company
  • Ian Wiese, Metcovery II, LLC
  • Reg Zeller, CaneKast

To view more information about the 2024 board members, visit the NFFS Board of Directors webpage.

The Non-Ferrous Founders' Society extends its sincere gratitude to its members for their participation and support during the 2024 annual meeting. With the guidance of the newly elected Board of Directors, NFFS looks forward to advancing the interests of the non-ferrous foundry industry and charting a course for continued success in the years ahead.