CHICAGO Aluminum Association president Heidi Brock has
been elected to the board of directors of the Council of
Manufacturing Associations, a division of the National
Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
Brock will serve a three-year term on the board, whose members
also include Ed Youdell, president and chief executive officer
of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association
International, and Stephen Gold, president and chief executive
officer of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and
Innovation, the Arlington, Va.-based Aluminum Association said
Manufacturing is vital to the national economy, and
aluminum is a key part of that industrial base, Brock
said in a statement.
Brock was named president of the Aluminum Association in
October 2011. She previously served as vice president of
federal and international affairs at Federal Way, Wash.-based
forest products company Weyerhaeuser Co. Prior to working at
Weyerhaeuser, Brock was a legislative assistant to former U.S.
Senators Daniel J. Evans and Slade Gorton, and was responsible
for natural resources issues (
amm.com, Sept. 7, 2011