The TechHelp Advisory Board is a group of seasoned manufacturing, business, and economic development professionals whose experience, diversity, education, vision, and know-how provide guidance to TechHelp. The Board helps TechHelp stay on track and meet the ever-changing needs of Idaho Manufacturers. TechHelp Board meetings provide a forum where representatives from Idaho Universities, the private sector, and the public sector can come together to discuss needs and issues. In selecting members, the Board strives for geographic and sector balance to solicit a wide range of views and interests.

Manufacturers/Private Sector

Dave Player
Senior Vice President
Zions Bank

Jim Bean
President/CEO
Preco, Inc.

Jerry Whitehead
President & CEO
Western Trailer

Sid Sullivan
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations
AceCo Precision Manufacturing

Rebecca Kuta
Senior Manager of Diversity & Inclusion
Micron Technology, Inc

Sean Brown
President
Rekluse Motor Sports

Kaz Lawler
Lead Innovation Technologist
Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions

Public Sector and Services

Doug Covey
State Director
Idaho SBDC, Boise State University

(Non- voting)

Ryan Gray
President
SGW Designworks

University
(Non- voting)

Jeff Street
Director of CEED
Idaho State University College of Business

Michael Parrella
Dean
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho

John Crepeau
Professor
University of Idaho College of Engineering

JoAnn Lighty
Dean
Boise State University College of Engineering

Dr. Pat Shannon
COBE Emeritus Professor
(COBE Dean 2008-2014)
Boise State University College of Business & Economics 

Dr. Tom Gattiker
Professor/Dept Chair, Information Technology & Supply Chain Management
Boise State University College of Business & Economics