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2016 Chapter Leadership

Kristin Porter

President

Kristin has been involved with EWB-TRI since helping to establish the chapter in 2013. She firmly believes in the EWB-USA approach to making positive, sustainable change by empowering communities to meet their own needs, and she loves working with and learning from all of EWB-TRI’s smart, passionate volunteers. She’s a chemical engineer working in Eastman’s Process Engineering department. Outside of work, she loves hiking, camping, and cooking.

Andrew has been involved with EWB since 2010 when he joined the Univeristy of Connecticut student chapter. Andrew joined the executive team to contribute his EWB experiences from college. He loves how the EWB project approach is focused on sustainability and to imrpove a community's quality of life for generations to come. Outside of work and EWB, Andrew likes to play tennis and piano.  

Andrew Silva

Vice President

Lindsay Hoggatt

Lindsay has been involved with EWB for about a year and a half. She decided to take a leadership role in EWB-TRI because the chapter was developing and getting ready to embark on its first project. The chapter, starting in 2013 with great leadership, has developed into a chapter that can have an impact. Her favorite aspect of EWB is the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people every day in a community halfway across the world. She also enjoys continually learning from other members in the group and speakers brought in to develop chapter members. 

Treasurer

Jacob Bubalo

Secretary

Kristin has been involved with EWB-TRI since helping to establish the chapter in 2013. She firmly believes in the EWB-USA approach to making positive, sustainable change by empowering communities to meet their own needs, and she loves working with and learning from all of EWB-TRI’s smart, passionate volunteers. She’s a chemical engineer working in Eastman’s Process Engineering department. Outside of work, she loves hiking, camping, and cooking.

Brandon Stevens

Fundraiser Coordinator

Brandon has been involved in EWB for about 2 years now. He took on the Fundraising coordinator role because he wanted to use his engineering talents to help give back to the world, and he enjoys event planning, Brandon really likes the creative discussions that occur in the chapter meetings.  Coming up with an adequate design while keeping in mind the desires of the communities we partner with make for really creative solutions. His two biggest hobbies are tennis and video games!

Chris Best

Project Coordinator

Chris has been involved in EWB for about 3 years now. Je wanted to take on the project lead role because he saw a lot of potential in our chapter and wanted to take part in helping our chapter make meaningful relationships and improvements to the lives of a community in need. His favorite activities have been learning about the community of Samne and troubleshooting their water infrastructure. Chris's biggest hobbies outside of EWB is hiking and seeing new places.

Lane Daley

Kristin has been involved with EWB-TRI since helping to establish the chapter in 2013. She firmly believes in the EWB-USA approach to making positive, sustainable change by empowering communities to meet their own needs, and she loves working with and learning from all of EWB-TRI’s smart, passionate volunteers. She’s a chemical engineer working in Eastman’s Process Engineering department. Outside of work, she loves hiking, camping, and cooking.

Social Media Coordinator

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Malvika Amod Ogale

Grant Coordinator

Malvika has been involved in EWB since the chapter's inception in 2013. As one of the first members of the chapter, she was interested in a leadership role to help grow the chapter and help it become successful for many years. Her favorite aspect of EWB is being a part of a larger group of people all working together for a common cause. She appreciates the different strengths and interests of members to how they have found a way to use them to help others. Outside of work and EWB, Malvika loves to travel and generally be outdoors to run, hike, bike, or ski.  

Randy Waymire

Social Coordinator

Randy joined EWB when he moved to Tennessee about two years ago.  Because of his work in Engineers for a Sustainable World, Randy wanted to continue to use those skills to help the current EWB project succeed. The chapter is full of awesome people and everyone enjoys the work and the friendships that come along with that. EWB is distinguished by its emphasis on community involvement.  Randy loves contributing to the kinds of projects that are most likely to succeed and be sustainable long into the future. When he isn’t thinking about pipes and pumps, Randy enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee and cycling.