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Tri-State Manufacturers' Association names 2009 board of directors

Two incumbent nominees were recently elected to serve another two-year term on the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association board of directors, along with first-time nominee Linda Hammer.

The owner/employee of any Tri-State Manufacturers' Association member company is eligible to serve on the board of directors.

Linda Hammer is employed by Productive Alternatives, a company providing on-site labor contracting needs, including assembly, packaging, bulk mailings, silk screening, woodworking, and machine work.

Elected to a second term on the board was Rick Rosenfield, manager of Douglas Alexandria Finishing, a division of Douglas Machine. Douglas Alexandria Finishing specializes in fast, affordable metal finishing solutions. Rosenfield has been active on the Trade Show Committee during his first term on the board.

Elroy Vesta is a long-standing member of the Tri-State Manufacturers' Association Board of Directors, having served seven terms to date. He is the owner of EJ Enterprises, a Fergus Falls company that provides printing services, including design, production and distribution. Vesta is the current volunteer president of Tri-State Manufacturers' Association.

Tri-State Manufacturers' Association is a membership-based organization serving manufacturers and related industries in west central Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota. TSMA members benefit from peer networking, low cost training, plant tours, benefit programs, promotional opportunities, and more.

For more information about TSMA, call 1-800-654-5773 or e-mail