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National Volunteers

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Service with Sigmand Director

Makenzie Dorring
Toledo-Delta

Makenzie is an alumna of the delta chapter. She studied Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering at The University of Toledo. She currently works for RQM+ as a consulting services engineer in the Cleveland, OH area. 

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Regional Field Director

Michelle Eyink
Arizona State-Alpha Lambda

I graduated from Arizona State University with my B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Professionally, I am a Process Engineer at Regher Solar, located in the Greater Phoenix area. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, playing board games, and watching 90s sitcoms.

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Regional Field Director

Ashley Gerebics
Michigan-Eta

Ashley is the North America Data Analytics Lead for Manufacturing Quality at Stellantis (formerly and casually/locally still known as Chrysler) and is in pursuit of her Masters degree in Applied Statistics at Oakland University. She is a fur mom to two rescue monsters: a miniature lion named Leo and a loveable canine mush pile named Molly May. In her free time, Ashley loves cycling, shooting archery, live music. 

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Regional Field Director

Rafia Haq
Old Dominion-Alpha Rho

I graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from Old Dominion University. As an active, I served as the Vice President and Treasurer for the Alpha Rho chapter. Professionally, I am a software engineer at NASA Langley Research Center pursuing a graduate degree in Cybersecurity Policy from Georgia Tech. I currently reside in Norfolk, VA.

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Membership Education Director

Anita Jain
Pittsburgh-Zeta

Anita graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 2016 with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. She also holds a Master’s of Engineering in Engineering Management from Cornell University. Professionally, she works for Robert Bosch as a Logistics Specialist in the Greenville, SC region. At the National Level, Anita planned the “Phi Rho Your Boat” event in the 2016 National Convention. She currently also volunteers for the Foundation on the Scholarship Committee. 

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Ritual Director

Emily Jensen
Case Western-Omicron

Emily graduated from the Case Western Omicron chapter in 2018. She is currently a PhD student in Computer Science and Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Regional Field Director

Katelyn Kaniewski
Michigan-Eta

I graduated from the University of Michigan in December of 2018 with my Bachelors in Chemical Engineering and a minor in business.  I moved from New Jersey to Midland, Michigan to start my career as a production engineer with Dow.  While this is my first position with Nationals, I was an involved active of the Eta chapter as the VP of Collegiate Affairs, Recruitment Chair, and Greek Week Representative.  

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Regional Field Director

Kelsey Moore
Kentucky-Epsilon

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Social and Programming Director

Ava Moussavi
UC Irvine-Pi

Ava grew up on the east coast but traveled to California for college. She graduated from UC Irvine as an environmental engineer and is passionate about storm water quality. In her free time, she loves to take pictures and craft!

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Regional Field Director

Anna O'Neill
Michigan-Eta

I graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. As a collegiate member, I served as Publicity Chairwoman and Vice President of External Affairs. At the national level, I have been honored to be the Regional Field Director for the Midwest 2 region. Currently, I reside in Cincinnati, Ohio where I work for Procter & Gamble in Research and Development.

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Regional Field Director

Emily Rolen
Vanderbilt-Alpha Eta

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Regional Field Director

Alaina Austin Schwall
Purdue-Alpha

I graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering in 2012.  I was an active member of Phi Sigma Rho for 8 semesters, holding Director of Recruitment, Director of External Relations, and Associate Member Educator positions.  Outside of volunteering as a Region Field Director, I work in Fire Protection manufacturing, fosters rescue coonhounds, lead a Girl Scout troop, and enjoy motorcycle trips with my husband.  I reside in Allentown, PA on Hops 'n' Hounds homestead.  

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Regional Field Director

Erin Shepard
Penn State-Lambda

I graduated with a B.S in Industrial Engineering in 2019. Currently, I work as a Project Engineer for a consulting firm with a large focus in the pharmaceutical industry. I live in the Philadelphia area with my boyfriend and our rescue pup, Hailey. In my free time, I foster dogs and run the social media accounts for a few of the rescues we work with.

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Communications Director

Jessica Sofka
Arizona-Alpha Kappa

I graduated with a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona and am currently working as an iOS engineer for Target in Minneapolis, MN. Since graduating, I have volunteered in various different roles as a National Volunteer including the Social Media and Governing Documents committees. In my free time, I love to explore new restaurants around the city with my friends or cozy up with a cup of tea and a good book.

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Regional Field Director

Kathryn Spencer
Connecticut-Theta

I graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BS in Biomedical Engineering.  As a collegiate member I served as Service and Philanthropy Chair and Secretary.  As an alumna I am in my second term as a Regional Field Director and I am also a member of the Governing Documents Committee.  I recently moved back to Connecticut from San Diego, so when I’m not volunteering I love to spend quality time with my family and re-discovering my favorite places in the state with my mini dachshund, Finn.  I am currently working in regulatory affairs with a European notified body to provide CE marking for medical devices in the European market.

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Recruitment Director

Lina Trigg
Purdue - Alpha

I graduated in December 2021 from Purdue with my Biological Engineering degree. As an active I was VP of Finance and Old Candidate Educator. I am working for United Therapeutics in the Organ Manufacturing Group 3D printing lungs. 

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Leadership Director

Kathleen Vijaywergiya
Ohio State-Beta

I graduated with a BS in Chemical Engineering and hold an MBA in Management from Baldwin Wallace University. I previously served at the collegiate level as chapter president, new member educator, and historian. Professionally, I am an Enterprise Technical Quality Consultant at Progressive Insurance utilizing my Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification. I live in Independence, OH with my husband and 2 boys.

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Resumania Director

Nicole Williams
Cincinnati-Alpha Beta

Nicole Williams is a chemical engineer currently residing in Houston, Texas. She is a wife and  mother to two young girls. In her limited free time she enjoys going on walks outside, reading, and taking her toddler shopping.

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Regional Field Director

Dana Yuen
UC Santa Barbara-Alpha Xi

I graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and minor in STEM education in 2019. Currently I work as a Consultant at Deloitte in LA and am pursuing a masters in Engineering Management at UCLA. In my spare time I enjoy getting outdoors, going to trivia nights, and walking up and down every aisle at Costco!

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Regional Field Director

Tara Zahnke
Ohio State-Beta

I grew up in the Cleveland suburbs before attending Ohio State. As an active, I was on my chapter's Recruitment Committee and served as the VP of Leadership for Greek Programming Board. I earned my B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering in May 2019. I currently live in Chicago with my cat Nova and work as a Regional Industrial Engineer for Crate & Barrel.