Automation/Electronics/Wireless Club

Skills USA - Club

This club is open to any student who has an interest in Automation/Electronics/Wireless as hobby or a career. As a member you have access to state and national SKILLS activities and contests in your major.  SKILLS USA is a great addition to anyone's resume.

Members typically engage in learning about new technologies and applying them to everyday life. Learning in this fashion fun and a little “geeky”.   Members often take tours of companies and attend trade shows and conventions to further their knowledge of the industries.

Being a member has its privileges.  Previous chapters have raised funds to travel to Las Vegas, NV to attend the CES & Wireless conventions.  These conventions are fun and very informative on new exciting happenings in the electronics industry.

Club Purpose

Promote Automation/Electronics/Wireless as promising career fields to prospective students, active students and the public.  Create an environment to learn about these careers by attending conferences and touring companies to gain professional knowledge.  Encourage friendships and cooperation among present and past Automation/Electronics/Wireless students. 


Ridgewater College SKILLS USA clubs shall be affiliated with the Minnesota Association of SKILLS USA.  The chapter shall operate in accordance with its charter granted by the State Executive Council of the Minnesota Association.


Membership in the chapter shall be open to students enrolled in a secondary preparatory course in trade, industrial, technical and health education at Ridgewater College.

Executive Council

There shall be an executive council for the chapter consisting of a: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.


Shall have several chapter meetings throughout the school year and follow parliamentary procedures by "Roberts Rules of Order".


The chapter is responsible for dues in correspondence with the number of members and is advised to conduct fund raisers for finances of the chapter.

Club Officers

  • President: Scott Peterson
  • Vice-President: Jon Rothstein
  • Treasurer: Dylan Ehalt
  • Secretary: Arnie Sunberg
  • Club Member at large: Joe Vanscoy​

Club Advisor