2017 - 2018 Officers

Current Officers:

Camila Palacio President

Camila is studying electrical engineering with a focus in embedded systems. Ask her about creating a resume, career fair advice, and the content of the next SHPE meeting. She interned at Blue Origin four times and Microsoft's HoloLens team once. In her free time she loves cycling and hiking.

Ivan Iturriaga Vice-President

Ivan is a junior majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. As vice president, he communicates with the Puget Sound chapter of SHPE and various industry professionals. Additionally, he assist the president with all their duties and acts as interim president during their absences.

Nina Ulbrich Secretary 

Nina is a sophomore majoring in Bioengineering. As secretary, she is responsible for the recording of all chapter activities and events.

Ivan Machuca Treasurer

Ivan is a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He is the point of contact for chapter funds and contributions made to the chapter. 

Sofia Dolce Outreach

Sofia is a junior majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She hopes to continue chapter growth as well as implement greater campus involvement. Her duties are to head recruitment for university students, to coordinate social and academic events, and to promote the SHPE mission.

Rodney Olson Webmaster

Rodney is a junior majoring in Computer Science. He is responsible for regular updates and maintenance of the chapter website. He also promotes the SHPE branding through its online presence.

 

Past Officers:

 

2016-2017

Camila Palacio Co-President

Camila is a junior pursuing Electrical Engineering aspiring to work in an aerospace company after graduation. This is her first year as Co-President of SHPE and brings project based experience from her FIRST robotics team experience in high school. She manages the administrative operations of the chapter, organizes meetings and oversees the chapter vision.

Jorge Gomez Co-President

Jorge is a second year student majoring in Electrical Engineering. As co-president, he is dedicated to help the organization reach set goals. He works to meet the SHPE mission – along with Camila – by managing administrative operations, organizing meetings, and overseeing the chapter vision.

Arturo Salazar Vice-President

Arturo is a third-year student majoring in Electrical Engineering. He serves as a liason between the UW and the Puget Sound chapters, as a leader in communicating with employers in the industry, and as a proxy to the president(s) in case of absence.

Gabby Preciado Secretary

Gabby is a junior majoring in Civil & Environmental Engineering. As secretary, she is responsible for the recording of all chapter activities and events.

Yuliana Flores Treasurer

Yuliana is a sophomore in Engineering responsible for accounting of chapter funds and approaching a budget for events. She is also the point of contact for contributions made to the chapter.

Edgar Onofre Outreach

Edgar is a junior intending to major in Human Centered Design and Engineering. He is dedicated to the SHPE mission and brings valuable experience to help the organization reach our goals. His role as Outreach Officer suits him well as he is very into social media and wants to get as many people involved with SHPE.

Sofia Dolce Outreach

Sofia is a sophomore majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She hopes to continue chapter growth as well as implement greater campus involvement. Her duties are to head recruitment for university students, to coordinate social and academic events, and to promote the SHPE mission.

Ivan Iturriaga Webmaster

Ivan is a sophomore majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Ivan updates and maintains the website. He also promotes the SHPE brand and online presence.

 

2014-2015

Katrina Radach Co-President

Katrina is a senior majoring in Oceanography and minoring in Climate Sciences. Initially a bioengineering major as a freshman, she found her true passion working outdoors and decided to change course. As co-president, Katrina is — along with Valerie Najera — the main representative of SHPE UW. She manages the administrative operations of the chapter, organizes meetings, and oversees the chapter vision.

Valeria Najera Co-President

A fourth-year student majoring in Human Centered Design & Engineering, Valerie is heading the UW chapter for a second consecutive year. She's dedicated to the SHPE mission and brings valuable experience to help the organization reach our goals. Her responsibilities include — as with Katrina — leading operations and overseeing member involvement, planning our weekly meetings, and above all, being chief advocate for furthering our cause.

Fermin Bautista Vice President of Employer Relations

Fermin is a third-year student majoring in Civil Engineering. He serves as a liaison between the UW and Puget Sound chapters, as a leader in communicating with employers in industry, and as a proxy to the president(s) in case of absence.

Destiny Mora Director of Finance

A junior majoring in Electrical Engineering, Destiny is in charge of accounting for chapter funds and for appropriating a budget for events. She is also the point of contact for contributions made to the chapter.

Maria Cuevas Director of Member and University Affairs & Community Outreach Officer

Maria is a junior majoring in Human Centered Design & Engineering/Informatics. As a first year contributor, Maria brings her energy and vibrant ideas to the chapter. Her duties are to head recruitment for university students, to coordinate social events and events with other university organizations, and to promote the SHPE mission among students.

Alex Hernandez Webmaster & Secretary

A senior majoring in Computer Science, Alex is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the SHPE website and other online promotional material, as well as for the recording of all chapter activities and events.