SWE Officers

Executive Officers

President - Nivedita Singh
Sam Betlej

YEAR: Senior


MAJOR: Computer Engineering and Computer Science


HOMETOWN: Winona, MN


EMAIL: nsingh22@wisc.edu


ABOUT ME: Hey All! My name is Nivedita, or Nev. I am a senior studying computer engineering. I am really excited to be president of SWE, especially after being abroad for a semester. Outside of school and SWE, I enjoy running, crafting, travelling, and exploring! I look forward to meeting all the new SWEsters and strengthening my relationship with old ones!


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I joined SWE my freshman year. Over the past couple of years, I have participated in a variety of different events, such as Homecoming, Boeing Tech Team, and various volunteer opportunities! The past officer positions that I have held are ETC Camp Co-Chair and School Outreach.


WORK EXPERIENCE: Intern at General Mills


FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Farmer’s Market, Relaxing on the Terrace with Friends, Football Games, and meeting people with a variety of interests and ambitions!


FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Databases, HCI


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: IEEE, Italian Club

VP of Internal Relations - Lindy Couwenhoven
Mackenzie Bower

YEAR: 5th Year Senior

MAJOR: Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics emphasis

HOMETOWN: Port Washington, WI

EMAIL: couwenhoven@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME:I joined SWE my freshman year and really enjoy all of the opportunities SWE offers for academic, social, leadership, and professional development. When I can find some free time, I enjoy running the LakeShore trails, being outdoors, rooting for my Badgers, and knitting socks.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: VP Outreach and Diversity (2014), Engineering Tomorrow's Careers Camp co-chair (2011-2013)

WORK EXPERIENCE: Boston Scientific internship, American Orthodontics co-op, InterEgr 160 Student Assistant, GE Healthcare internship

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Watch the sunset from the Terrace

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: African Dance 118 with Maya Kadakia

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Strawberry

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Engineering Expo, Badger Athletic Performance Lab, Elizabeth Waters Hall Association

VP of External Relations - Abby Stewart
Michelle Bay

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR:
Mechanical Engineer

HOMETOWN: Jefferson, WI

EMAIL: aestewart@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: Hey! I am really excited to have a VP position this year, SWE has been a huge part of my college experience since my first week here! Other than trying to go to all SWE events, I love to bike around Madison on the trails, painting/drawing are my passions, and like to try out new things!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I have been an involved member since freshman year when I got my first SWE position as Special Events co-chair and last year I held the position of Girl Scouts co-chair. Since then I have become involved in almost every part of SWE, community service, girl scouts, engineering tomorrow's careers camp, mentoring, and joined the Boeing team last year.

WORK EXPERIENCE: I have not had any internships/co-ops yet, but am searching for this year! Otherwise I worked at Subway for four years, and at the Memorial Union on campus for a few months.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS
: Go to the terrace, farmer's markets, and biking!

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Favorite class was Egr 160, best intro class to take as a freshman!

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR
: Banana Peanut Butter!!

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Member of SPILL, and ASME.

VP of Communications - Jaime Mortier
Susan Yang

YEAR: Senior

MAJOR: Biomedical Engineering

HOMETOWN:Fond du Lac, WI

EMAIL: jmortier@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME:

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I first learned about SWE through a friend who asked me to be a camp counselor at Engineering Tommorrow's Careers. Since then, I have been involved in everything from Girl Scouts to Day on Campus! I think each committee in SWE has so much to offer, so I try to take advantage of it all.

WORK EXPERIENCE:Currently, I am a house fellow for the WISE floor in Sellery Hall, a learning community for women interested in STEM fields. I have not had an internship or co-op yet, but I look forward to gaining experience in the upcoming years.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Going to the Marquee in Union South to watch movies.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Mechanics of Materials, for sure.

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Mocha Macchiato.

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS:I do not participate in other activities. I have limits!

VP of Outreach and Diversity - Kelly Kayser
Lindy Couwenhoven

YEAR: Senior


MAJOR: Biological Systems Engineering


HOMETOWN: Apple Valley, MN


EMAIL: kkayser@wisc.edu


ABOUT ME: I'm graduating in May and have no idea what I want to do with my life. And I love it!


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I started out as a general member my first year, then was elected community service officer then mentoring co-officer and now VP of Outreach and Diversity! 


WORK EXPERIENCE: I had an internship with Applied GeoScience, Inc this summer, a small geotechnical consulting firm. It was a great way to learn about project management and everything that goes into running a small business.


FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Volunteer with Badger Volunteers


FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: I really enjoyed small watershed engineering with Anita Thompson in the BSE department


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Butter Pecan


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: I am a Badger Volunteer as well as a member of Alpha Omega Epsilon.

VP of Finance - Katie Groh
Amanda Blochowicz

YEAR: Senior


MAJOR: ISyE


HOMETOWN: Cedarburg, WI


EMAIL: cgroh2@wisc.edu


ABOUT ME: Hello SWEsters! I’m Katie and I am a senior in ISyE. I am really excited to be the treasurer this year for SWE. When I’m not studying or doing SWE activities, I enjoy anything outdoors, playing the piano, participating in intramural sports and hanging out with my friends.


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I first learned about SWE when I attended Day On Campus my senior year of high school. Freshman year I joined right away and became involved with all of the different committees and was a SWEster of the month as well as a Distinguished Member. My sophomore year I became the Fundraising Officer and that summer was a camp counselor for ETC camp. Junior year I was the Special Events Co-Chair Fall semester and then VP Finance Elect Spring Semester. I love all of SWE’s events, especially BSLS, Day On Campus, and any Community Service events!


WORK EXPERIENCE: I had an internship with Kapco Inc., a metal stamping company. I also was a camp counselor for both Engineering Tomorrows Careers Camp and Camp Manito-Wish YMCA. I am currently a nanny.


FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Badger game days, going to the terrace, playing ultimate Frisbee, the farmers’ market


FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: ISyE 323 with Professor Luedtke


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Chocolate Peanut Butter


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: IIE, Italian Club, STLF, Intramurals

 

Committee Chairs

Boeing Team Tech - Anna Scheibengraber
Susan Yang

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR:Mechanical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Hartland, Wisconsin

EMAIL: scheibengrab@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: I am a junior in Mechanical Engineering who has loved her 2 and a half years at UW Madison. Outside of class and SWE, I work at the Liz Waters dining hall and do research for the Polymer Engineering Center. I like to read, swim, bake, and run in my free time. I am fascinated by light shows and especially enjoy concerts, which Madison luckily has a lot of! And nothing beats taking some time off to hang out with my friends.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I have been involved with SWE since my freshman year. During my sophomore year, I decided to check out the Boeing Tech Team and am very happy I did! I started off as the team secretary and now am looking forward to continuing my involvement as the leader of the 2015 team.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS:

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR:Union Utopia

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS:NSCS

Community Service - Meghan Noel
Kara Novotny

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Industrial Engineering

HOMETOWN: Stillwater, MN

EMAIL: mnoel2@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: Hey! I'm Meghan and I am a junior studying Industrial Engineering at the best university in the world (I'm not biased or anything...)!  When I'm not in class or working , I love to bake, read, run around the lake, play volleyball, spend time with my friends and family, travel, and especially follow the Packers and Badger sports teams!  This is my first semester as a SWE officer and I couldn't be more excited!  I'd love to see you at different community service events throughout the semester and I look forward to meeting all of the SWEsters!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE:  I have been involved in SWE since my freshman year of college.  Throughout the past two years, I have helped with Day on Campus (which I also attended during my senior year of high school!), Big Sib/Little Sib, outreach events, attended the SWE regional conference in Minnesota, and many outreach and volunteering events.

WORK EXPERIENCE: I co-oped during the spring semester of 2013 at Avon Hi-Life, a rubber manufacturing company in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, as a quality and improvements intern.  This past summer of 2013, I interned at AbbVie, a biopharmaceutical company in North Chicago, IL.  I greatly enjoyed and learned from both experiences, and I'd love to talk to anyone about them!  On campus, I am a tour guide for the College of Engineering, so if you see me giving a tour, please wave and say hi!

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS:  Watch basketball games at the Kohl Center, walk around the farmer's market on the Square, and relax on the Terrace on a nice sunny day!

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR:  I loved Intro to Engineering 160!

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Butter Pecan (and Pumpkin during the fall months!)

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: I am involved in St. Paul's (Catholic church on campus), Engineers Without Borders, and Institute of Industrial Engineers

Engineering Tomorrow's Careers Camp Co-Chair - Katie Cook
Megan Nelson

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Mechanical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Whitefish Bay, WI

EMAIL: kccook@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: I have loved engineering and architecture ever since I took a design and construction course in 7th grade. After my sophomore year in high school I attended ETC and absolutely fell in love with engineering and UW –Madison. My other interests are biking around campus, playing soccer, cooking, and my dog Sofie.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: My involvement with SWE began when I attended ETC and Day on
Campus in high school. While this is my first SWE officer position, I have been a very active member: Engineering Expo Volunteer, Day on Campus Volunteer/Host, ETC Camp Counselor, Blood Drive
Volunteer…

WORK EXPERIENCE: Mechanical Engineering Department Office Assistant, Introduction to Engineering and Design 160 Student Assistant, Camp Badger Counselor, ETC Camp Counselor

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Biking around campus and on bike trails

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Introduction to Engineering and Design 160

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Butter Pecan

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Habitat for Humanity

Engineering Tomorrow's Careers Camp Co-Chair - Lori Bierman

YEAR: 5th year senior

MAJOR: Industrial Engineering

HOMETOWN: Prairie du Chien, WI

EMAIL: lbierman@wisc.edu


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: My involvement with SWE began when I attended ETC Camp way back in 2009, and the experience helped me choose UW-Madison and join SWE as a freshman. This is my second term as co-chair, and I couldn't be more excited! Besides ETC, I also enjoy participating in community service events such as Trick or Treat for Canned Goods, the Rake-a-Thon, and working with Habitat for Humanity in Georgia over spring break 2013.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Quality department, Aptar Mukwonago Fall 2012
Extreme Engineering Solutions Fall 2013-present (1 co-op term, additional full-time summer, part time during academic year)

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Union Utopia

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Alpha Pi Mu

Evening With Industry - Megan Nelson
Jessica Phillips

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Civil Engineering

HOMETOWN: Hudson, WI

EMAILmfnelson2@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME
: Hi! I'm Megan. A few fun facts about me: I'm an only child, and I love Disney, traveling (I plan to study abroad next year!), food, Wisconsin, the Packers, the Badgers, SWE and, of course, engineering.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I first got involved in SWE my freshman year as a general member attending many different events. My sophomore year I became ETC Camp Co-chair. This year I am so excited to be planning Evening with Industry!

WORK EXPERIENCE
: I had an internship last summer as a Construction Inspection Intern on Department of Transportation projects with Stevens Engineers in Hudson, WI. During the school year I work as an office assistant at Carson's Market, one of the dining halls on campus.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Hang out at the terrace (when the weather is nice) and go running along Lakeshore Path.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Intro to Engineering 160 with John Murphy and my lab instructor Dante Frata

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR
: anything with peanut butter

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Badger Cru, playing soccer, reading, watching movies

Finance Elect - Robyn Sreenivasam
Jennie Aylyng

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Industrial Engineering

HOMETOWN: Eau Claire, WI

EMAIL: sreenivasam@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: As you can see from the picture, I love cupcakes!  This was taken at a cupcake shop in Hawaii that won Cupcake Wars and they were delicious!  I like to stay active to work off all the cupcakes I eat- I like running, biking, swimming and downhill skiing.  I also love watching Badger sports especially hockey…sieve, sieve, sieve!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE:This will be my second year in SWE and this is my first time being an officer.  I’ve been involved in community service, mentoring and my favorite, Biggest Loser!

WORK EXPERIENCE: I worked at a frozen yogurt store for two years.  This past summer, I interned at Altria in Chicago; I had a really great experience and learned a lot!

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS:I love running on the Lakeshore Path, relaxing by the terrace and obviously, eating cupcakes.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Intro to Geological Engineering 171 with Angela Pakes Ahlman

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Union Utopia

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Hoofer’s Ski and Snowboard, Badger Volunteers, and Institute of Industrial Engineers

Freshmen Committee Chair - Allie Winek
Susan Yang

YEAR: Freshman

MAJOR: Undecided within Engineering

HOMETOWN: Naperville, IL

EMAIL: awinek@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: Hey there SWEsters! I'm so excited to be Freshman Committee Chair this semester! I have three brothers, and I'm a huge fan of all Chicago sports teams (especially the Blackhawks). I absolutely LOVE UW-Madison and in my spare time I enjoy finding new places to eat around campus and I love going for runs around the Capitol!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I went to Day on Campus as a senior in high school, which made me so excited to join SWE! During my first semester here at UW, I was mostly involved with freshmen committee, my big sib/little sib family, and a few special events activities (like apple picking!).

WORK EXPERIENCE: I work at Bath & Body Works during the summer and during breaks from school.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS:Badger football games and going to the Farmer's Market on a nice day! I also like exploring campus finding new places to study.

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR:Orange Chocolate Chip

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS:Alpha Chi Sigma (chemistry fraternity)

Fundraising - Jes Pelkey

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR: Civil Engineering - Construction Management

HOMETOWN: Oak Grove, MN

EMAIL: jpelkey@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: I love to stay active with running or doing spin or powerflow classes, and just finished my first Tough Mudder in Florida last year. I am also very excited about my internship the upcoming summer with Mortenson with the wind energy sector.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE:Sweatin' with SWE, fundraising events, some volunteering events

WORK EXPERIENCE: Office Assistant at Shafer Contracting Co., Inc. and various other jobs such as working at campus library, Student Assistant for Intro. Engineering class, and sales associate at American Eagle.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS:Run on lake shore path/bike path, go to Badger Basketball games, and eat out at the Nitty Gritty

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Construction Management was my favorite class and my favorite professor so far would either be Professor Block who taught Fluid Mechanics or Professor Angenent who taught many math classes.

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Badger Blast

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: intramural soccer, ASCE

Girl Scouts Co-Chair - Genny Pfister

YEAR: Sophomore

MAJOR:Computer Engineering

HOMETOWN: Minneapolis, MN

EMAIL: gennypfister@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME
: I love cats, chocolate chip cookies and mystery books.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I got involved my freshman year and I love going to events and talking with other swe-sters.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Before college I worked in a breakfast eatery which had the best pumpkin pancakes this side of the Mississippi! Or the other side! Now I work at the UW Madison Survey center where I work for governmental and academic researchers to administer telephone surveys.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: I love going to the the Marquee for a free movie at Union South.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: My favorite class so far has been music theory with Professor Henke, anyone who has an interest in music should consider taking it!

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVORS
: Orange chocolate chip. no question.

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS:In the time I don't spend on swe, school or work I like to re-watch episodes of the West Wing and spend time with friends!

Girl Scouts Co-Chair -Alyssa Wigand
Susan Yang

YEAR: Sophomore

MAJOR:Mechanical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Manitowoc, WI

EMAIL: awigand@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME
: Hey everyone! I am so thankful to be a leader in SWE this semester and super excited get even more involved. I'm basically always smiling and tend to look at the bright side of situations. I love working out in group fitness classes at the SERF so if you ever need a buddy to go to the gym I'm your girl! I've been dancing since I was four years old and am currently in a dance org on campus. I absolutely love Madison and wouldn't want to be anywhere else!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I joined SWE first semester of freshman year and it's easily one of the best decisions I've made in my collegiate career so far. I have volunteered at numerous events including girl scouts, trick or treat for canned goods, and environment clean up days. The girl scout events were my favorite though because I love seeing kids get excited about science and math!

WORK EXPERIENCE: This past summer I had an internship at a smaller manufacturing plant in Manitowoc, WI called Jagemann Stamping. This coming summer and fall I will be Co-oping in Neenah,WI at SCA - a paper products company.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Game Day! I have gone to every home football game so far and plan to continue the streak until I graduate.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Inter Egr 160 = Best Class Ever!

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVORS
: Chocolate Peanut Butter

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Optima Dance, Engineers Without Borders, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Grad Affairs - Kristen Rasske
Kimmy Callan

YEAR:Senior

MAJOR: Biomedical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Mahtomedi, Minnesota

EMAIL: krasske@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: Hi everyone! I love the Badger pride in Madison and live for football games in Camp Randall. I enjoy traveling, hanging out with friends, and going out for breakfast. I love being on the lake and enjoy playing all kinds of sports.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I attended Day on Campus as a senior in high school, and decided to get involved freshman year. I was Evening with Industry co-chair last year, went on the Spring Break trip to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, and can’t wait to be the Mentoring co-chair this year!

WORK EXPERIENCE: Research assistant in the UW Neuromuscular Biomechanics lab and Target Team Member.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Go terrace hopping at the various outdoor seating spots on campus buildings!

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Organic Chemistry with Matt Bowman

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Cookies and Cream!

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: I am on the Women’s Club Lacrosse team, I participate in a lot of intramural sports, and I studied abroad in Spain!

Marketing - Kendra Dahl
Kristin Roskopf

 YEAR: 4th Year Senior
 
 MAJOR: Civil Engineering
 
 HOMETOWN: Shoreview, MN
 
 EMAIL: kdahl3@wisc.edu
 
 ABOUT ME: Hey, I'm Kendra! Despite being born in gopher territory, I came to my senses and moved to Madison to become a badger. I love playing soccer, sand volleyball and going running during the months its warm enough to actually spend time outside. I'm currently studying to get my Private's Pilots license, and breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I'm also super stoked to be SWE officer again this semester!!
 
 MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: Last semester I was the Tech Comm officer, but I've been involved with SWE since my freshman year. My favorite activities include Big Sib/Little Sib, Community Service, E-Week, and Biggest Loser, just to name a few!
 
 WORK EXPERIENCE: I'm currently on co-op at J.H. Findorff & Son, before that I worked in a BSE lab on campus.
 
 FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Chill at the terrace :)
 
 FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: CIV ENGR 395 Materials of Constructed Facilities (its way more interesting than it sounds, I promise).
 
 FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Union Utopia
 
 OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: ASCE, Badger Aviators, Intramural Soccer

Mentoring Co-Chair - Rachel Hollingworth
Maddy Bouche

YEAR: Sophomore

MAJOR: Civil Engineering

HOMETOWN: Putnam, CT

EMAIL: hollingworth@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: I've been at UW for a year now and I've fallen in love with the midwest! When I'm not studying or in class I like to spend my time doing student org stuff, baking, or watching awful reality TV shows.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I joined in the fall of 2013 but did not get super involved until spring time. Then, I worked with freshman committee, went on a spring break trip to NC with some SWE gals, and tried to volunteer for as much as I could!

WORK EXPERIENCE: I used to work at Whipper Snappers Wardrobe Exchange in my hometown, but nowadays I just work at good ol' Union South

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Go adventuring

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: American Indian Studies 450 with the lovely Prof. Roberta Hill

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Fantastic Jurassic

Mentoring Co-Chair - Amanda Salzman
Kristen Rasske

NAME: Amanda Salzman

POSITION: Mentoring Committee Co-Chair

YEAR: Sophomore

MAJOR: Chemical Engineering

HOMETOWN: Arlington Heights, IL

EMAIL: arsalzman@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: Hey SWEsters! I love being a student at UW-Madison for all the sports and great opportunities that are offered. I have three older brothers and was surrounded by sports growing up. I am very active and enjoy running outside year round! I love the environment and I am a big fan of recycling!!

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I attended Day On Campus my senior year of high school and I joined SWE immediately my freshman year. I became very involved second semester through volunteering, leading a sweatin' with SWE team, joining Big Sib Little Sib, and helping the mentoring committee co-chairs plan Day on Campus this past year.

WORK EXPERIENCE
: Laboratory Intern at UL (Summer 2014), Gordon Dining and Event Center Student Team Member (2013 - Present), LifeTime Athletic Kid's Academy Worker (Summer 2014), Waitress (Aug. 2012 - Feb. 2014)

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Going to Badger basketball games!

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Intro to Sustainability Science- ES250

FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Chocolate Peanut Butter

OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Running Club

School Outreach - Madelynn Bouche
Kelly Derauf

YEAR: Junior

MAJOR:Nuclear Engineering

HOMETOWN: Sheboygan, WI

EMAIL: mtbouche@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME
: Hi SWEsters I’m Maddy, I am super energetic and basically hate sleeping ( I like getting up at 5 everyday). I love working out, specifically yoga/pilates, lifting, and dance. When I’m not working on homework or at SWE events I love wandering around Madison – I spent a summer in Madison and it was the best summer of my life, there is so much to do! Fun Fact: I am a little obsessed with red lipstick, so if you see someone on campus with red lipstick it’s probably me!


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I attended Day On Campus my senior year and have been in love with SWE ever since! I was a Distinguished Member spring and fall 2013, I basically try to attend every event I possibly can. Last semester I was a mentoring committee co-chair and had a blast planning for Day on Campus! I am super excited to be the School Outreach officer this year and get kids excited about STEM!

WORK EXPERIENCE: Pharmacy Tech.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: I can’t pick just one. I love going Badger football games in the Fall, the famers market April through November and spending days at the terrace in the summer.

FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: MODERN PHYSICS! Because Quantum mechanics is pretty sweet


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Union Utopia- but I love them all really!


OTHER ACTIVITIES/ORGANIZATIONS: American Nuclear Society

Special Events - Alex Quast
Emily Ballweg

YEAR: Junior


MAJOR: Industrial Engineering


HOMETOWN: Hartland, WI


EMAIL: aquast@wisc.edu


ABOUT ME: Hey guys, my name is Alex and I’m super excited to be the Special Events Co-Chair this year! I’ve been involved with SWE since my freshman year, but this is my first year being an officer. A few things that I love: Wisconsin Badgers, Chicago Bears, soccer, the Terrace, Harry Potter, Friends, The Office, Parks and Rec, my dogs (I’ll probably show you a picture of them at some point) and of course SWE!


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I’ve basically done some sort activity with almost every committee of SWE! I try to attend all the events that I can. Specifically, I’ve been a 2-time ETC camp counselor and 2-time Distinguished Member!


WORK EXPERIENCE: I’ve worked at both Cold Stone Creamery and Panera Bread in the past


FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: Go to Badger football games. There’s nothing else that can compare to game days!


FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: ISyE 349


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Cookies and Cream


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: I like to get involved with intramural sports!

Special Events - Bridget Schuessler
Stacy Ladwig

YEAR: Sophomore


MAJOR: Industrial Engineering


HOMETOWN: Mayville, WI     

                  
EMAIL: bschuessler@wisc.edu   


ABOUT ME: I love everything Badger. I also love to have random dance parties with my roommates, cuddle with my goldendoodle, play intramural soccer, bake delicious desserts, and play piano.


MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I heard about SWE in high school through ETC camp and Day on Campus. Freshman year I was a distinguished member both fall and spring semesters and worked as an ETC camp counselor this past summer.  This year, I’m super excited to plan fun SWE activities and events with Alex!


WORK EXPERIENCE: I hope to intern for an engineering company this summer, but for now you’ll find me bartending at the Overture Center for the Arts for shows, weddings, and events.  


FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: I love to do all the Madison staples like have ice cream at the terrace, run to Picnic Point on a fall day, and enjoy a heated Badger football game at Camp Randall.  I will also say sledding down Bascom Hill on dining hall trays was definitely a huge highlight for me.


FAVORITE CLASS/PROFESSOR: Call me crazy, but I absolutely loved Math 222 with Jen Beichman.


FAVORITE BABCOCK ICE CREAM FLAVOR: Cookies and Cream


OTHER ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS: Badger Catholic.  If you’re looking for me and I’m not at a SWE event, the next place you could probably find me at is St. Paul’s.

Technical Communications - Susan Yang
Susan Yang

YEAR: Sophomore

MAJOR:Computer Engineering

HOMETOWN: Minneapolis, MN

EMAIL: spyang4@wisc.edu

ABOUT ME: I am the sixth child of 8. I was involved in a lot of extra curricular activities and sports as a high school student, but I am focusing on only a couple activities here on UW-Madison campus.

MY INVOLVEMENT WITH SWE: I've been involved with just about every committee in SWE. I try to go to as many events as I can because they're all super helpful AND fun!

WORK EXPERIENCE: I worked as a cashier and supervisor at my family grocery store in Minneapolis.

FAVORITE THING TO DO ON CAMPUS: I like to play tennis on the lakeshore tennis courts.