Board Members

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Andrew Harker

President

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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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Caidan Speth-McCrary

Vice President

(He/Him/His)

Major: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering  

Fun Fact: I can ride my bike sitting on the handlebars!

Reason to join:I joined EWB to be able to effect positive change as an undergrad while sharpening my skills in practical situations.

Teppei Mori-Gilles

Executive

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Major:Bio-engineering. 

Fun Fact: I love coffee and have been to 3 different coffee farms in Antioquia, Colombia.

Reason to join:I joined EWB fall term of my freshman year and I've been involved ever since. I strive to make as much of a positive impact on the world with the tools I was given.

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Abby Thomas

Banquet Coordinator

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Major: Environmental Engineering
Fun Fact: I was born in New York City.
Reason to join:I’ve always enjoyed volunteer and humanitarian work, so joining EWB was the perfect fit to combine that with the engineering skill I’m learning in the classroom.

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Ali Martz

Banquet Coordinator

(She/Her/Hers)

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Humanitarian Engineering
Fun Fact: I fabricated a prosthetic leg for an internship project in high school and the company let me keep it.

Reason to join:I joined EWB because I wanted to get involved during my freshman year with an organization that went beyond pure engineering. The positive impacts EWB has on its partner communities is exactly what I was looking for and it has provided me with more diverse experiences during my education.

Hanna Do

Outreach

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Major: Bioengineering
Minor: Business
Fun Fact: I like to rock climb, so let me know if you ever need a climbing buddy!

Reason to join:I joined EWB, because I'm interested in humanitarian engineering and I wanted to gain experience in that field without having to add a minor to my degree. In addition, the club gave me a good opportunity to apply the knowledge I learned from class.

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Kaitlin Brunik

Secretary

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Major: Energy Systems Engineering
Fun Fact: I am actually a post-baccalaureate student and while I was completing my prior degree at the University of Oregon I played on the Women's club ultimate team(Oregon Fugue).

Reason to join:I joined EWB so I could gain real-world engineering experience working on projects around the world.

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Kyler Casper

Treasurer

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Major: Chemical Engineering
Fun Fact: I can play the guitar.
Reason to join:I joined EWB because I wanted a way to engage deeper with the material I learned in class, and I wanted to feel that I was making a difference using my new found knowledge.

Shawn Araki

Nicaragua Coordinator

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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 during the fall tern of my freshman year and currently organize the EWB workshops with Cathy!

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Remy Noble

Cambodia Coordinator

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Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minor: Humanitarian Engineering. 

Fun Fact: I'm actually 5 years old because I was born on leap day!

Reason to join:I joined EWB because I am really interested in the intersection of environmental and social needs. I wanted to be able to apply what I have learned from classes and peers towards making a positive impact in our world.

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Lydia Thomas

Workshops

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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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Ishita Joshi

Fundraising

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Major: Chemical Engineering

Fun Fact: I just recently got a puppy and he used to have trouble sleeping so I would play my ukelele 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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Alexandra Pidwerbecki

Donor Outreach

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Major: Chemical Engineering

Fun Fact: I have been a vegan for 4.5 year.

Reason to join:I wanted to join EWB to work on real world engineering projects that have a humanitarian and environmental focus. Additionally, I found the social aspect of the club important - a place where I could meet like minded young engineers.

Tanya Bihari

IT Coordinator

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Major: Computer Science

Fun Fact: I love boba and I think I have double-jointed elbows! 

Reason to join:I joined EWB because I like to work and be with other engineers to make a difference in the world! I also like creating new friendships and connections with the people I work with and gain support in this industry by being a part of this club.

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Sofia Montalbano

Historian

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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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Neha Suryadevara

Workshops

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Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Fun Fact: My latest bucket list destination is New Zealand.

Reason to join:I joined EWB because I wanted to harness the power of engineering to help create a positive and sustainable impact on communities in need. I was excited to join a team of people who are equally creative, passionate, and determined!

Nabila Syahriza

Banquet Coordinator
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Major: Chemical Engineering
Fun Fact: I technically own a rice field in Indonesia.

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