Stephen Tibbitts

Stephen Tibbitts is the Managing Director of FabLab. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Washington State University. At FabLab, Stephen assists artists, students, engineers, designers andentrepreneurs with their projects. Occasionally, he has time to develop some of his own art and design projects, holding a few patents and disclosures of his own. Stephen is motivated to foster design, engineering and art related businesses in the Puget Sound region because he sees the importance of elegance in engineering design and seeks to bring more high level design jobs into the community. 

William Davis

William Davis is a co-owner of Fablab Tacoma, and serves as Marketing Director. He has a diverse background in retail management, volunteer coordination, fundraising and consulting. He can often be found amidst many projects, parts and plans around the lab. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Marketing from Pacific Lutheran University.  Billy teaches classes at the lab that include 2D design, 123DMake and other curriculum that center on laser and 3D printing. He also focuses on the retail and production services side of Fablab Tacoma, including Etsy, 3D hubs and other client-facing services. 

Dani Pavlić

Dani Pavlić is an interdisciplinary artist, educator, curator, and designer.  She earned a Master Fine Arts degree at the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana. At FabLab, Dani coordinates events, manages the day to day, develops adult and youth classes, consults on MakerSpace developments, and designs curriculum.

Don McLane

Don McClane is a Professor of Computer Science at University of Washington Tacoma.  Don’s Modern Fabrication 279 TCES course, taught at the FabLab facility, is designed with the objective of teaching UW students the fundamentals of Vector and 3D design softwares, shop safety, and CNC fabrication. In addition to Don’s involvement with FabLab via teaching, he also volunteers at FabLab every Sunday afternoon, offering both his time and expertise to FabLab’s members.

Emily Saito

Emily Saito is currently a student at the University of Washington Tacoma studying computer engineering. She is a self-taught 2D designer, and has designed many custom projects for local businesses and events such as awards, signs, and prototypes for various inventions. Emily is also an instructor for the ShopBot CNC Router, 3D printers, Laser, and silhouette cutter as well as many of the softwares these machines use.

Elysa Saito

Elysa Saito is currently a student at the University of Washington Tacoma majoring in Arts, Media, and Culture with a minor in Mathematics. She runs and organizes projects on the laser and 3D printers. Elysa is also an instructor for the 3D scanner, 3D printers, the laser (specializing in engraving), and many of the corresponding softwares.

Chris Leneweaver

Chris Leneweaver considers himself a hacker/maker. He has more than a year experience working with 3D printers and CAD programs. He has Texture and Artwork creation experience including a wide array of software experience from Adobe Photoshop to Gimp to Adobe Illustrator. Chris completed his Associate's degree in 3D design at Pierce College in 2014.

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