Group Leadership

Treasurer & Committee Chair
Todd H. Stucke
Kubota Tractor Corporation

Vice Chair
Grant Godbersen
GOMACO Corporation

AEM Staff Contact

Renee Peters
Chief Financial Officer | 414-298-4120

Wanda Sova
Executive Assistant | 414-298-4168


  • Provide oversight of the organization's financial resources by reporting accurate and reliable information to the AEM Board of Directors.
  • Monitor, manage and protect the assets of the organization by providing an adequate system of financial controls.
  • Recommend AEM budget to the Board and oversee the budget throughout the year.


Chaired by the AEM Treasurer. Serves a one-year term. Elected by the AEM Board of Directors each November. In practice, Treasurer serves two consecutive one-year terms.


  • 15-18 members. A cross-section of individuals is selected based on financial, AEM trade show and member services background.
  • The committee aims to have a 70-30 split between Directors and non-Directors with the goal of achieving a 50-50 split over time.
  • Terms of two years with approximately 50% of the committee turning over each year.


Review and recommend to the AEM Board of Directors for approval:

  • The annual budget.
  • The investment policies and guidelines of the organization.
  • External auditor selection and the annual audit.
  • A long-range program to assure the financial viability of the organization.
  • Any other finance related tasks as directed by the AEM Board of Directors.

2020 Committee Objectives

  • Monitor AEM 2020 actual financial results versus budget.
  • Monitor AEM cash flows and financial viability of individual trade shows, programs and services.
  • Continue to assess 6-year financial projections for AEM with an emphasis on 2021 and 2022.

Projected 2020 Meetings

  • February - 2019 Audit Report and Year-end Review
  • June - 2020 Budget Progress and Six-year Projections
  • October - Proposed 2021 Budget Review