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Stephanie Scaccianoce

Workforce Development Program Manager

Lynn Beyer

NFPA Director of Workforce Development Programs
Experience: 8 years experience in association management and 4 years experience in various workforce development programs for middle and high schools, technical schools and universities.

Ernie Parker headshotErnie Parker

Technical Liaison
Experience: Nearly 45 years in the fluid power industry as an engineer, purchasing agent, draftsman, electronic tech, and hydraulic tech. Most recently, retired after 42 years of educating students at Hennepin Technical and Community College in Eden Prairie, MN.

Eric Lanke

NFPA President/CEO
Program Sponsor
Experience: 23 years experience in association management including both professional societies and trade associations, stand-alone associations and those managed by association management companies.

Mobile Device App

NFPA launched an app to help teams stay informed about program updates, schedules and to provide open communication between students and industry supporters. Upon completion of the initial registration, participants will be provided a username and password using their non-university email address. Download the ConferenceBeat Event App using either the App Store or Google Play. To find NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge:


  • Click Current Events
  • Search for NFPA Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge
  • To open the event, click the Go to Event button at the bottom
  • To access it on a desktop, click here