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The NFFS Staff

NFFS presently employs four association professionals out of our office located at:

Non-Ferrous Founders' Society (NFFS)
905 E. Chicago Road, Suite One
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

You can reach our staff during business hours by calling our offices at (847) 299-0950.

Jerrod A. Weaver
Executive Director

E-mail: jerrod@nffs.org
Phone: (847) 299-0950

Jerrod Weaver is the Executive Director of the Non-Ferrous Founders' Society. He has more than twenty years of professional experience in association management, first as a staff member with NFFS and then as Executive Director since January 2016. Mr. Weaver received a BS in Manufacturing Engineering (with a cast metals emphasis) from Western Michigan University in 1996. He earned the prestigious Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives in 2010, as well as certified quality auditor, quality manager and lead auditor credentials issued by the American Society for Quality in 1998. In his spare time, Mr. Weaver enjoys fishing and cooking with his spouse Kristie.

Kristie Matusek
Executive Meeting Planner

E-mail: kristie@nffs.org
Phone: (847) 299-0950

Kristie Matusek is the Executive Meeting Planner for the Non-Ferrous Founders' Society. She has several years of professional experience in meeting planning, first in the hospitality industry and now as an association staff member. Ms. Matusek enjoys baking, decorating, and cooking with her spouse Jerrod.

Sheila Rayburn
ICON Program Manager

E-mail: sheila@nffs.org
Phone: (847) 299-0950

Sheila Rayburn is the Program Manager for the Integrated Casting Order Network (ICON) program at NFFS. She comes to NFFS after a thirty-year career at Defense Logistics Information Service, an agency of DOD/DLA Federal Government. Following her Federal Government career, Ms. Rayburn established her role as Senior Consultant of her own business, Rogers Associates LLC, where she assisted many small businesses in how to obtain and manage IT government contracts. Ms. Rayburn also served as the DOD EMALL Program Manager (known now as FEDMALL) and as Division Chief and Business Operations Manager of the Systems Integrated (J6-BC) Data Services Office of DLA. Ms. Rayburn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from George Washington University with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management/Logistics and Procurement, as well as certifications in Program Management (PMP), Contracting, (DAU) and Diversity. She is an active volunteer with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief, Haven of Rest Mission, and the Men Women of Action Building/Construction Recovery Projects in and outside of the United States. In her spare time, she plays the violin and enjoys a ride in her ’68 GTO convertible.

Erin M. Russell
Director of Membership & Communications

E-mail: erin@nffs.org
Phone: (847) 299-0950

Erin Russell is the Director of Membership and Communications for the Non-Ferrous Founders' Society. She has a M.S. in nonprofit administration from DePaul University and a B.B.A. in marketing from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to joining the NFFS staff, Ms. Russell spent four years as the Operations Manager for the Casket and Funeral Supply Association of America. She has also served on the staff of nonprofit organizations including United Way, the YMCA, and Ravinia Festival. Outside of the office, Ms. Russell and her family are regular volunteers at Pet Refuge, an animal shelter in South Bend, Indiana. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, Bill, their two children, Will and Hera, and their many pets.