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About Midwest Chapter

About LRIG Midwest Chapter

Midwest LRIG supports the regional laboratory automation community through our free meetings as well as online discussions. You can meet many of our 1000+ members at our technical presentation and networking events.

Please visit the Global LRIG website for additional resources. 

LRIG Midwest Leadership

The executive board of the Midwest Chapter of the LRIG is comprised entirely of volunteers. The president, vice president, secretary and committee members are appointed by the board. Volunteers are always welcome and anyone interested in working on the annual meeting or member communications should feel free to contact us!

Midwest LRIG Board of Directors and Committee Chairs




Brooke Johnson

Vice President

Tom Strader



Steve Bequette


Sheryl Kliebenstein

Events Director

Jodi Hoeser

Member at large

Bob Cline

Member at large

Pete Nelson

LabSource Science and Safety

Member at large

Billy May

Member at large

Christie Munn

Program Director

Dan Bradford

Membership Committee Chair

Felix Osorio

Thank you to:

Former Board of Directors Members: Patty Ahrweiler, Dave McCabe, Maureen Stone

Founding members, annual sponsors, board of directors, current officers, and past officers for keeping this organization going. 

Midwest Laboratory Robotics Interest Group, Inc. (Midwest LRIG, Inc.) is exempt from Federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. As such, contributions to Midwest LRIG, Inc. are tax deductible under section 170 of the code. In addition, donations in the form of bequests, devices, transfers and gifts are deductible under sections 2055, 2106 and 2522 of the code. Should you have any further questions, please contact the Treasurer listed on the Leadership page.