Today we Recognize Our WiMI Committees Including Our Newest Addition, MCA of Cleveland

March 8, 2023

MCAA would like to recognize the many people that make our Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative possible. They work hard to enable women in the mechanical industry to further enrich their careers through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities takes help from women on both a national and local levels. We are so thrilled to have the support of so many!   

National WiMI Committee 

Stacy Johnson, Auburn Mechanical, WiMI Chair 

Wendy Glauber, John W. Danforth Company, WiMI Vice Chair 

Kori L. Gormley-Huppert, Gormley Plumbing + Mechanical, WiMI Past Chair 

Renee Fiorelli, Peterson Service Company, Inc.  

Charlotte Flesher,  F.E. Moran, Inc.  

Ellen Geiling, JPG Plumbing & Mechanical Services, Inc.  

Kelly Goldovich, Trane  

Elisabeth Howard, Postler & Jaeckle Corporation  

Kelsey Johnson, MCA of Omaha, Inc.  

Kathryn Kline-Smith, Binsky & Snyder  

Laura Loziuk, Tyler Pipe & Coupling  

Clare Shropshire, Total Facility Solutions, Inc.  

Michelle Thrailkill, Denali Construction Services, LP 

Kristy Willis, Bradley University 

Local WiMI Committees

MCA of Chicago  

MCA of Cleveland  

MCA of Kansas City  

MCA Metro Washington  

MCA of New England  

MCA of New Jersey  

MCA of Northern California  

PMCA Oregon 

MCA of Omaha

If you have a local WiMI Committee not listed here, please reach out to Michaela Mueller at so we can add you to our family! 

Welcome to our newest local WiMI Committee, MCA of Cleveland!

MCA of Cleveland’s local WiMI Committee hosted their first meeting last week with 16 women in attendance. Their group included women from Local 55, Welders, Accounting, Project Management and Service Management. Sommer Mann, MAPIC Cleveland lead the group’s discussion about WiMI and how it could benefit us on a local level. One of the committees’ goals is to focus on getting more women involved in the mechanical industry and how they can reach out to younger generations to show them there is a place for women in this industry. They will be hosting their next meeting at the end of April. 

We are so excited to have MCA of Cleveland’s local WiMI Committee on board!  

MCAMW Local WiMI Committee Continues to Grow

The Women in the Mechanical Industry (WiMI) Washington, DC Committee started in 2018 with 8 members and has grown to 63 members in 2023. Guided by Chair Ellen Geiling, and with support from committee member Ashey Hayes of Southland Industries, they hope to continue to increase their membership by the end of the year. MCAMW WiMI has hosted several events over the past year. Last year they hosted their first annual Leadership Summit. With over 30 attendees, the summit provided an amazing opportunity for women to meet and support their industry peers. With much appreciated assistance from Nichelle Lenhardt and Danielle Duffy with the MCA of Metropolitan Washington, they plan to host the second Leadership Summit at the Turf Valley Resort this May. 

Celebrating WIC Week Across MCAA! 

MCA Kansas City 
March 9, Ask Outrageously! The Secret to Getting What You Really Want

MCA Metro Washington 
March 9, Networking Event at Chi’bal Restaurant, 4-7 p.m. 

PMCA Oregon and UA290 
March 8th, Top Golf , 4 – 7 p.m.  

Be sure to join us in Nasville June 12–14, 2023 at the 3rd annual Women in the Mechanical Industry Conference. Register today! 

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