Champions Board for Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative Project

Champions Board members are selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts.

Board members were selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts. The Board meets at least twice yearly in person, via teleconference, or webinars. Current Champions Board members are:

  • Dora Ahmadi, Associate Professor and Chair
    Morehead State University
  • Ashley Bielefeld, Project Manager
    Messer Construction
  • Julie Combs, Lean Six Sigma/Performance Management
    The Lockheed Martin
  • John Farrar, Dir. Ctr. for Integra. Nat. Sci. & Math
    Northern Kentucky University
  • Joanne Haas, Executive Director
    Kentucky Science Center
  • Susann Kazunas, General Manager in Production Engineering
    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Deborah MacKay, VP Customer Experience, Quality, & Sustainability
    Lexmark International, Inc.
  • Kathy Plomin, Member
    Kentucky Commission on Women
  • April Wood, P-20 & College Readiness
    Council on Postsecondary Education
  • Miranda Woodall, Education Outreach Specialist
    Alltech