Val Zanchuk is President of Graphicast, Inc., a Jaffrey based manufacturer of precision-machined zinc alloy castings. Val has been active in STEM education and workforce development issues for almost 20 years. Val is past chair of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire, chair of the Manufacturing Strategic Partnership Initiative, and chair of the Governor’s Pre-Engineering and Technology Advisory Council. He is also on the board of the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Manufacturing Leadership Council, the SEE Science Center, and serves on the State Workforce Innovation Board. Val received his BS and MEng degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from Lehigh University.