Get to Know Your Staff – Mary Pluta, Workforce Program Manager

Mary Pluta

Workforce Program Manager, National Fluid Power Association

Mary Pluta joined NFPA in September 2021 after a twenty-plus-year career in the Wisconsin State Legislature, where she worked as a staff aide.

A graduate of Ripon College, she also has a Master’s in Public Administration from UW-Milwaukee. She focuses on university-level programs at NFPA.

Mary serves on the board of directors for the Friends of Hoyt Park and Pool, a non-profit organization she helped found, and as an elder at her church.

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