July 2013 - June 2014 EXECUTIVE BOARD
Heather Mayes is a PhD student at Northwestern University in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Her research uses computational chemistry to advance biofuels. Before returning to school, Heather worked as a chemical engineering consultant for Jacobs Consultancy
Kate Jakubas joined SWE in 2002 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She graduated with a BS in Materials Science and a concentration in Metallurgy and spent four years working in industry supporting materials selection, failure analysis, and standards compliance for a plumbing products manufacturer.
Kristin Barnes has a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University and a Masters of Civil Engineering from Marquette University. She works for AREVA as a structural engineer designing modifications for nuclear power plants. has a Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University and a Masters of Civil Engineering from Marquette University.
April Bledsoe transferred to CRS from the NE Indiana Section in 2012. She is currently a Sr. Engineering Specialist at Navistar in Lisle. April received BSMET from Purdue University and a MSE from Indiana Tech University.
earned her degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois in 2006 and began her career at IBM in hardware development and verification. She currently works for Ambitech Engineering in the Cost Estimating department. She has three young daughters and enjoys sewing and cake decorating.
Dayna Johnson is a commercial manager at GE with a BSCE and Master of Engineering Management from Valparaiso University. She has previously served as Region H Lieutenant Governor and CRS President, and is currently serving as the Region H Treasurer and the Society Awards and Recognition Committee Chair.
Rebecca Wingate is a civil engineer with a background in railway bridge design and construction. She started working for CN railway in 2008. From Sept 2013 - Sept 2014 she is living in Geneva, Switzerland while completing a Fulbright fellowship awarded by the U.S. Department of State. She enjoys hiking and sailing.
Membership Theresa Schlueter
Member Circles Rebekah Schulenberg
Outreach Chair Illona Gallas
Girl Scouts Liaison Jenny Terrill
High School Liaison Sainab Ninalowo
Programs Marianna Vaughan
Scholarship Alexis Brown
Historian Wendy Landwehr
Website Rebecca Wingate
Blog Rebekah Schulenberg & Jill Magsam
Social Networking Saranya Raghavan
Collegiate Section Liaison Diane DiFrancesco
Awards Banquet April Bledsoe
Awards Coordinator Stephanie Foege
Engineers Week Session Diane Graziano
SPC/Planning Iris Caldwell/Erin Dugan
PO Box Seth Finlayson
Past President Stephanie Foege
Region LT Governor Dayna Johnson
Senator Diane LaFortune
Western Suburbs (630) Dayna Johnson
Downtown (312) Elena Dorr
Northwest Suburbs (847) Nora Lin/Diane LaFortune
North Shore Vicki Roling
Southwest Suburbs (815/708) Diane Rink
Rockford Enanga Fale
Open Committee Chair Positions