Champions Board for New York STEAM Girls Collaborative

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:

  • Amy Cox
    NYSED
  • Ana Martinez
    FIRST Regional Director
  • Catherine Gilbert
    Vice President at CNSE Children's Museum of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Mark Vaughn
    Technical Talent Pipelining Manager Lead, Technology Community Office of STEM at Corning Incorporated
  • Eileen Handleman
    Principal at Capital Affairs LLC
  • Elizabeth Krall
    Wind – Services, Commercial Leadership Program at GE Power and Water
  • Georgette Williams
    Program Manager, Education Services, The New York Hall of Science
  • Gloria Jean
    President Elect of New York State School Counseling Association
  • Heather Briccetti
    President and CEO of Business Council of New York State
  • Jolt Consulting Group
  • Kelly Klopfer
    Marketing & Business Development
  • Laura Schweitzer
    President of Union Graduate College
  • Lorrin Johnson
    American Association of University Women (AAUW )
  • Marian Heller
    Senior Progam Manager, Global Communities at ASME
  • Mary Burke
    Manager of Special Projects at NYSERDA
  • Mary Margaret Small
    K-12 Curriculum Coordinator in Office of Educational Partnerships Educational Partnerships at North Country Regional STEM Hub/Clarkson University
  • Mike Hall
    President & CEO of Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Big Flats, NY
  • Sonia Sparks Wallman
    Executive Director and Principal Investigator at NBC2
  • Theresa Pardo
    Director, Center for Technology in Government at SUNY
  • Tobi Saulnier
    Founder & President of 1st Playable
  • Valerie Barr
    Chair, ACM-W Union College
  • William (Mac) Sudduth
    Executive Director at miSci