Meet The Team

EWB-SFP Executive Committee:

Jennie Kim Co-President (Kenya Team) Member since: 2014 Background: B.S. in Chemical Engineering at UC Berkeley. "In my spare time, I enjoy traveling to new and favorite places and being in nature."  

Jennie Kim
Co-President

(Kenya Team)

Member since: 2014

Background:
B.S. in Chemical Engineering at UC Berkeley.

"In my spare time, I enjoy traveling to new and favorite places and being in nature."
 

Pamela Salas Co-President (Honduras Team) Member since: 2009 Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering. "Originally from South America and enjoy using my engineering and Spanish skills to help out communities in need."

Pamela Salas
Co-President
(Honduras Team)

Member since: 2009

Background:
B.S. in Civil Engineering.

"Originally from South America and enjoy using my engineering and Spanish skills to help out communities in need."

Grant Cherrington Vice President (Haiti Team) Member since: 2011 Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering at University of Toronto. M.S. in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering at Purdue University. M.A. Applied Anthropology at CSU East Bay. Certificate in Hazardous Materials Management at UC Santa Cruz. Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) and Geotechnical Engineer. "I am a retired civil engineer who is repaying his debt to the engineering profession (and society) by volunteering with Engineers Without Borders."  

Grant Cherrington
Vice President
(Haiti Team)

Member since: 2011

Background:
B.S. in Civil Engineering at University of Toronto. M.S. in Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering at Purdue University. M.A. Applied Anthropology at CSU East Bay. Certificate in Hazardous Materials Management at UC Santa Cruz. Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) and Geotechnical Engineer.

"I am a retired civil engineer who is repaying his debt to the engineering profession (and society) by volunteering with Engineers Without Borders."

 

Alice Rystov Secretary   Member since: 2016 Background: B.S. in Chemical Engineering at UC Davis. "I went to school for engineering because I truly believe it's the path to really making a difference by providing executable solutions for communities in need! I'm equally as passionate about giving back to the Bay Area community and those surrounding, whether it through outreach or projects."  

Alice Rystov
Secretary

 

Member since: 2016

Background:
B.S. in Chemical Engineering at UC Davis.

"I went to school for engineering because I truly believe it's the path to really making a difference by providing executable solutions for communities in need! I'm equally as passionate about giving back to the Bay Area community and those surrounding, whether it through outreach or projects."
 

JR Matheson Treasurer   Member since: 2016

JR Matheson
Treasurer

 

Member since: 2016

Pat Coyle Appropriate Technology Design Team (ATDT) Lead Past Co-President of the West Coast Region; served on West Coast and Domestic TAC; and as ARC Team Leader.  Co-Project Manager for Nicaragua Composting Toilets and El Llanito Water Supply Teams, International Community Programs (ICP) Reviewer (formerly  TAC reviewer). Member since: 2005 Background: Registered Mechanical Professional Engineer. Retired from 32 year career as project engineer and program manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Pat has presented workshops at several EWB-USA Regional and International Conferences, in 2006 he founded Belize Open Source - Sustainable Development (BOSSD).


Pat Coyle
Appropriate Technology Design Team (ATDT) Lead

Past Co-President of the West Coast Region; served on West Coast and Domestic TAC; and as ARC Team Leader.  Co-Project Manager for Nicaragua Composting Toilets and El Llanito Water Supply Teams, International Community Programs (ICP) Reviewer (formerly  TAC reviewer).

Member since: 2005

Background:
Registered Mechanical Professional Engineer. Retired from 32 year career as project engineer and program manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Pat has presented workshops at several EWB-USA Regional and International Conferences, in 2006 he founded Belize Open Source - Sustainable Development (BOSSD).

Karishma Jadega Co-Chapter Relations Officer   Member since: 2016

Karishma Jadega
Co-Chapter Relations Officer

 

Member since: 2016

Mohit Nalavadi Co-Chapter Relations Officer   Member since: 2016 Background: B.S. Bioengineering Santa Clara University. Employed at NASA Ames BioSciences. "I served as President of EWB-SCU for two years and now found my way to SFP. I love to travel, ski, and learn about space!"

Mohit Nalavadi
Co-Chapter Relations Officer

 

Member since: 2016

Background: B.S. Bioengineering Santa Clara University. Employed at NASA Ames BioSciences.

"I served as President of EWB-SCU for two years and now found my way to SFP. I love to travel, ski, and learn about space!"

Elizabeth Dahlen Chapter Relations Advisor (Haiti Team) Member since: 2011 Background: Doctoral Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering; Licensed Professional Engineer. Elizabeth provides outreach and mentorship to the many EWB student chapters in the Bay Area. She has a passion for education notably associated with sanitation. Her love of nature extends to the ocean environment where she enjoys scuba diving, boogie boarding and stand-up paddling.

Elizabeth Dahlen
Chapter Relations Advisor

(Haiti Team)

Member since: 2011

Background:
Doctoral Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering; Licensed Professional Engineer.

Elizabeth provides outreach and mentorship to the many EWB student chapters in the Bay Area. She has a passion for education notably associated with sanitation. Her love of nature extends to the ocean environment where she enjoys scuba diving, boogie boarding and stand-up paddling.

Leticia Molina Co-Fundraising Officer (Kenya Team) Member since: 2015 Background: Architecture and Sustainable Design at UC Berkeley "In my leisure time I love skateboarding, traveling, and doing concert photography."  

Leticia Molina
Co-Fundraising Officer
(Kenya Team)

Member since: 2015

Background: Architecture and Sustainable Design at UC Berkeley

"In my leisure time I love skateboarding, traveling, and doing concert photography."
 

Mary Lou Romero Co-Fundraising Officer (Kenya Team)      

Mary Lou Romero
Co-Fundraising Officer
(Kenya Team)

 

 

 

Jennifer Lawrence Grants Officer (Fiji Team) Member since: 2015 Background: B.S. Civil Engineering; M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering. "At work, I study ways to make wastewaer treatment systems more energy efficient. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, the outdoors, and putting my sanitation and outreach skills to use at EWB."

Jennifer Lawrence
Grants Officer
(Fiji Team)

Member since: 2015

Background:
B.S. Civil Engineering; M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering.

"At work, I study ways to make wastewaer treatment systems more energy efficient. In my free time, I enjoy travelling, the outdoors, and putting my sanitation and outreach skills to use at EWB."

Andrea Trese Co-Membership Officer (Kenya Team) Member since: 2014 Background: B.S.E., M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering (Water Resources) at Univ. of Michigan. Boren Fellowship for Swahili study. "At work, I focus on preventing trash pollution from reaching creeks and the bay. In my free time, I enjoy painting, traveling, and planning projects with the awesome volunteers at EWB SFP." 

Andrea Trese
Co-Membership Officer
(Kenya Team)

Member since: 2014

Background:
B.S.E., M.S.E. in Environmental Engineering (Water Resources) at Univ. of Michigan. Boren Fellowship for Swahili study.

"At work, I focus on preventing trash pollution from reaching creeks and the bay. In my free time, I enjoy painting, traveling, and planning projects with the awesome volunteers at EWB SFP." 

Lauren Wild Co-Membership Officer   Member since: 2005 Background: M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering. "I grew up in San Francisco and am learning Korean."

Lauren Wild
Co-Membership Officer

 

Member since: 2005

Background:
M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering.

"I grew up in San Francisco and am learning Korean."

Sandro Pani Media Officer (Kenya Team) Member since: 2014 Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering at WPI; M.S. in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration at Uni. of Birmingham, UK. "I like photography, exploring new places. and trains. I get to design railways for a living."  

Sandro Pani
Media Officer
(Kenya Team)

Member since: 2014

Background:
B.S. in Civil Engineering at WPI; M.S. in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration at Uni. of Birmingham, UK.

"I like photography, exploring new places. and trains. I get to design railways for a living."


 

EWB-SFP Project Team Managers:

ATDT Jolene Cutts  

ATDT
Jolene Cutts

 

ATDT Roberto Ortiz-Soto  

ATDT
Roberto Ortiz-Soto

 

Fiji Team Annie Lee   Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. Environmental Engineering at Stanford University; Licensed Professional Civil Engineer. "I work on characterizing and cleaning up contaminated sites for a living. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, photography, and exploring new places."  

Fiji Team
Annie Lee

 

Background:
B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. Environmental Engineering at Stanford University; Licensed Professional Civil Engineer.

"I work on characterizing and cleaning up contaminated sites for a living. In my free time, I enjoy hiking, photography, and exploring new places."

 

Fiji Team Suejung Shin  

Fiji Team
Suejung Shin

 

Haiti Team Elizabeth Joyce Member since: 2010 Background: B.S. Physics, M.S. Energy/Atmosphere at Stanford University "By day I work as a mechanical designer and energy consultant, trying to tackle our energy and climate problems one kilowatt-hour at a time. I enjoy getting outside to explore the Bay Area on foot or bike, and of course working with a fantastic group of partners and colleagues at EWB."

Haiti Team
Elizabeth Joyce

Member since: 2010

Background:
B.S. Physics, M.S. Energy/Atmosphere at Stanford University

"By day I work as a mechanical designer and energy consultant, trying to tackle our energy and climate problems one kilowatt-hour at a time. I enjoy getting outside to explore the Bay Area on foot or bike, and of course working with a fantastic group of partners and colleagues at EWB."

Haiti Team Rendell Camacho  

Haiti Team
Rendell Camacho

 

Honduras Team Jason Graham Member Since: 2009 Background: B.S. in Environmental Toxicology, finishing M.S. in Chemical Engineering. Certified Associate Project Manager (PMI), Distribution Operator Grade II (DDW), Water Treatment Operator Grade II (DDW), Certified Laboratory Analyst Grade II (CWEA) and E.I.T. "In my free time I enjoy cycling, hiking, Crossfit, photography, exploring, and amazing conversations over coffee."

Honduras Team
Jason Graham

Member Since: 2009

Background:
B.S. in Environmental Toxicology, finishing M.S. in Chemical Engineering.
Certified Associate Project Manager (PMI), Distribution Operator Grade II (DDW), Water Treatment Operator Grade II (DDW), Certified Laboratory Analyst Grade II (CWEA) and E.I.T.

"In my free time I enjoy cycling, hiking, Crossfit, photography, exploring, and amazing conversations over coffee."

Nicaragua Team Francisco Galan Member Since: 2013 Background: B.S. in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University and Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering from Oregon State University. "On my free time, I enjoy being outdoors playing soccer, hiking , camping and traveling overseas."  

Nicaragua Team
Francisco Galan

Member Since: 2013

Background:
B.S. in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University and Master of Engineering in Structural Engineering from Oregon State University.

"On my free time, I enjoy being outdoors playing soccer, hiking , camping and traveling overseas."

 

Kenya Team Jonathan Weisman Member since: 2013 Background: B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. "I love EWB because I get to meet other passionate volunteer engineers that are doing great things for the world. I also learned to bartend through EWB. Ask me how!"  

Kenya Team
Jonathan Weisman

Member since: 2013

Background:
B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

"I love EWB because I get to meet other passionate volunteer engineers that are doing great things for the world. I also learned to bartend through EWB. Ask me how!"

 

Kenya Team Dan Parker-King Member Since: 2010 Background: Mechanical Engineering at UCDavis. "I like playing soccer, backpacking and disc golf. I enjoy traveling and eating beef. I help Bay Area Transit agencies design, manage, and construct multi-million dollar projects."

Kenya Team
Dan Parker-King

Member Since: 2010

Background:
Mechanical Engineering at UCDavis.

"I like playing soccer, backpacking and disc golf. I enjoy traveling and eating beef. I help Bay Area Transit agencies design, manage, and construct multi-million dollar projects."