Committees

We’ve had a few changes in our chairs this year…so check out all the changes!

Communications Committee

The communications committee publicizes the events of the section to the campus community, alumni, faculty, corporate sponsors, and any other individuals interested in the proceedings of the section. The communications committee shall consist of the following chair or co-chairpersons performing the following duties:

Communications Director – Hannah Cunningham

  • Provide oversight and guidance to the communications committee and promote committee cohesion
  • Maintain a chair or co-chair position within the communications committee.
  • Coordinate office hour attendance
  • Coordinate the spring retreat
  • Plan the holiday CHEB party
  • Assist with the application process for any section awards

Historian Chair – Cassie Bobart

  •  Take pictures and/or video at all events of the section
  • Create a winter semester and yearly digital scrapbook of activities to be displayed at the Holiday potluck and spring banquet.
  • Upload pictures to the section’s Facebook and computer.

Newsletter Chairs – Hannah Cunningham

  • Responsible for compiling the blog throughout semester.
  • Maintain an e-mail list for alumni.

Publicity Chair – Stephanie Peterson

  • Advertise for all SWE events with table tents, posters, and the electronic display system
  • Maintain the SWE pillar in the MEEM

Webmaster Chair – Jocelyne Denhof and Breanna Merrits

  • Keep the student section website up to date
  • Maintain the SWE office computer
  • Update/maintain the SWE Facebook group and Student Involvement website.

Outreach Committee

The outreach committee coordinates all outreach activities and events within the section, campus and community implemented by the section. The outreach committee shall consist of the following chair or co-chairpersons performing the following duties:

Outreach Director – Sarah Hielsberg

  • Provide oversight and guidance to the outreach committee and promote committee cohesion
  • Maintain a chair or co-chair position within the ouchreach committee.
  • Coordinate office hour attendance
  • Coordinate the spring retreat
  • Plan the holiday CHEB party
  • Assist with the application process for any section awards

Certificate of Merit Chair – Carly Gloudemans and Elizabeth Wohlford

  • Award female high school juniors and seniors with certificates of excellence in science and math
  • Implement a letter writing activity in the fall to high school females who attend a MTU youth program

Community and Campus Chairs – Kate Boyles and Jessica Geroux 

  • Lead the Big Mac program
  • Organize activities in the community and within senior communities
  • Help with MTU sponsored outreach including Get WISE Day and Engineering Olympics
  • Inform members of volunteer opportunities

Evening With Industry (EWI) Chairs – Dylaina Fiebing, Laura Schimmel, and Baileigh Zimmerman

  • Begin planning for EWI the spring term prior to the event
  • Assemble the EWI resume book to be distributed to companies

Fundraising Chairs – Madison Mroczynski and Courtney VanWagoner

  • Organize the Winter Carnival Fundraiser
  • Organize the Spring Fling Fundraiser
  • Organize one additional fundraiser in the fall semester

Social Chairs – Sarah Hielsberg and Erin Murdoch

  • Reserve rooms for all general meetings
  • Order food and beverages for general meetings
  • Organize IM sports, Homecoming, Winter Carnival, and Spring Fling events
  • Organize other social events

Awards – Hannah Lyons

  • Organize and apply for Societal SWE awards
  • Promote scholarship

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