The SCEDC brings together key individuals to plan a FreshTech stakeholder meeting during the summer of 2018 with the goals to:

  1. Identify program ideas that would make Sheboygan County better able to attract and retain talent
  2. Identify where, how and why good ideas die at firms and in the population
  3. Identify how can an innovation node bubble up community-wide innovation
  4. Develop a working list of programming and education needed by businesses to develop talent
  5. Identify FreshTech champions to help shape and drive programming

Volunteering to serve on the committee were:

Steve Proudman, Facilitator
Carrie Dassow, Plymouth Schools Administrator
Abagail Kiefer, Entrepreneur
Amanda Salazar, Sheboygan Squared
Ryan Kauth, UW-Green Bay Lecturer / SCORE Counselor
Karen Patterson, John Michael Kohler Art Center
Gary Miller, UW-Green Bay Chancellor
Markus Savaglio, Real Estate Agent & Sheboygan City Council
Cassandra Olivas, La Conquistadora
Claudia Krepsky, Kohler Co.
Marily Montemayor, Sheboygan Activity Center Commission on Aging