Board Members

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Shawn Araki

President

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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Fun fact: I love the beach and surf when I have the chance. 

Reason to join: I joined EWB to use my engineering education to benefit other communities around the world.

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Andrew Harker

Executive

(He/Him/His)

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Fun Fact: I hold my pencil really weird and I love making baskets.

Reason to join: I joined EWB because I wanted to empower people with access to basic necessities. 

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Mackenzie Linnenburger

Secretary

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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Fun Fact: I do not like pizza or hamburgers.

Reason to join: I am passionate about humanitarian work and wanted to get more involved in the engineering community!

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Sofia Montalbano

Nicaragua Coordinator

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Mechanical Engineering. 

Fun Fact: I enjoy mountain biking. 

Reason to join: I joined EWB to get some experience in the field of humanitarian engineering, and to use my newly learned engineering knowledge to do some good.

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Cedar Pearson

Outreach

(He/Him/His)

Major: Civil Engineering 

Minor: Humanitarian Engineering

Fun Fact: I enjoy playing soccer, learning guitar, and spending time with my family. 

Reason to join: I joined EWB because of the opportunity to work in a team and have a positive impact.

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Monserrat Hernandez-Lopez

IDEA: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Civil Engineering

Fun Fact: I enjoy listening to K-pop and doing escape rooms.

Reason to join: I wanted to get real world and on-hands experience while also being able to help people.  

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Lydia Thomas

Vice President

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Fun Fact: I love animals and I have two cats that look the exact same but are not related. 

Reason to join: I joined EWB because the club has a really positive impact on the world and I wanted to be able to learn more about the engineering process and get more hands-on experience. 

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Logan Verplancke

Treasurer

(He/Him/His)

Major: Architectural Engineering

Fun Fact: I start every morning with a cup of coffee and jazz. 

Reason to join: I have always strived to be involved in humanitarian engineering and wanted to utilize my coursework toward something positive. Since joining it has been a great experience. 

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Remy Noble

Cambodia Coordinator

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Fun Fact: I hold my pencil really weird and I love making baskets.

Reason to join: I joined EWB because I wanted to empower people with access to basic necessities. 

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Ishita Joshi

Fundraising and Donor Outreach

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Chemical Engineering

Fun Fact: I just recently got a puppy and he used to have trouble sleeping so I would play my ukulele and sing a soft song to make him fall asleep.

Reason to join: I joined EWB because I want to do something related to humanitarian engineering and it was great experience.

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Abby Thomas

Banquet Coordinator

(She/Her/Hers)

Majors: Environmental Sciences and Sustainability

Fun fact: I was born in New York City. 

Reason to join: I joined EWB my freshman year so I could work on a meaning project that goes beyond the on-paper classroom problems. It has been amazing to build a meaningful connection with our partner communities, see the positive impact of our work, and make friends in the club. 

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Nabila Syahriza

Banquet Coordinator

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Chemical Engineering

Fun Fact: I technically own. rice field in Indonesia.

Reason to join: I joined EWB because I wanted to address humanitarian issue with engineering and it has allowed me to meet a rad community of people who are passionate about doing the same.