Board of Directors

ASAE is governed by a board of directors made up of 18 members, 12 of which are elected to the board by the regular membership. The other six members are designated by the charter, and include the department head, a faculty member, student representatives, and the immediate past ASAE president.

Board of Directors:

Anthony Alduino (‘92, AE Mechanical Option)
Angela Cotie
Jennifer Harrington
Michael Harrison (‘85, AE Mechanical Option)
Jon Hofmeister (‘91, AE Environmental Option)
Bill Long
Patrick Murphy
Brian Nahas
Drew R. Potts
Chris Schoonover
Molly Sizemore (‘21, AE Mechanical Option)
John M. Thorsen
James Freihaut, Interim Department Head
Moses Ling, AE Faculty Representative
SSAE Mentoring VP
Past SSAE Mentoring VP or designee
AE Graduate Student Association designee

Thanks to the following individuals who previously served on the Board of Directors: 

Rob Banas (’85)
Bri Basile (’18)
Brian Binkley, ('02)
Lee Brandt ('00)
Christine Brazill ('04) 
Mike Bruskin
Jonathan Dougherty (’99, ’06)
Robert Grottenthaler ('80)
Charlie Haack
Megan Hawk ('03)
Charles (Chip) E. Israel ('84) 
Abby Kreider
Ralph Kreider ('09, '13)
Jennifer Leach 
Tom Martin ('89)
Jason E. McFadden ('06)
Natalie Miller
Keith Mondock ('03)
Kevin Potter (’85)
Jay Ruby ('95)
Sara Schonour
Stephen Spinazzola
Robert Stewart ('97)
Gary Strand
Mary Taylor (’18)
Ari Tinkoff ('95)
Bill (William Arthur) Trach ('67)
Jeremy White ('03)
Jonathan Williams



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