Our Mission:

TechForce Foundation encourages and supports students to and through their technical education, and into careers in the AUTOMOTIVE, DIESEL, COLLISION REPAIR, MOTORCYCLE, MARINE, NASCAR and other transportation industries through SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, CAREER DEVELOPMENT and other special programs.

2016 Annual Report

View 2016 Annual Report


Our link to high school students and S.T.E.M. education.


Nurture a societal perception that celebrates, respects and encourages the gifted skills of those wishing to pursue a technical career in the transportation industry.

Learn More


Ways to GIVE and GET support.


Provide funding, in-kind resources and other forms of support to help students pursue and successfully achieve a technical education and career.

Learn More


Connect with a community passionate about our cause.


Serve as a connector, providing a community and dialogue around which technicians, students, alumni, employers, donors and corporate sponsors can champion the cause for future generations.

Learn More

Our Team:

JENNIFER MAHERCEO | Executive Director
Jennifer has enjoyed a 25+ year career in the nonprofit industry. As executive director, Jennifer manages board relations, operations and fiscal responsibilities, marketing, strategic corporate alliances and fund/resource development.

Email Jennifer

LISA MATTKEDirector of Operations
Lisa has been with the Foundation for 9 years, and currently serves as the Director of Operations, spearheading the Foundation’s scholarships & grants, accounting/finance, IT systems and Care2Share.

Email Lisa

LYNDA SIMMONSCorporate Relations
Lynda manages the Campus Pantry & On-the-Spot Emergency grant program, the Community Partnership Project, and provides support services for the online scholarship and grant application system, among a bazillion other duties.

Email Lynda

GREG SETTLEDirector, National Initiatives
Send Greg an email.

Call Greg @ 845-987-4203

TODD ARMSTRONGVice President, National Partnerships
Send Todd an email.

Call Todd @ 704-507-3006

TRAVIS LEYBECKDirector, Strategic Alliances & Impact Measurement
Send Travis an email.

Call Travis @ 623-241-8814

MARIA RUSSELLMarketing Coordinator-Intern

Driving tomorrow’s  workforce of transportation technicians.