Region F Ballot Professional Candidate Bios
7The professional ballot will go live on April 1, 2017.
Cherie Cain has been a member of SWE since 2006. She started in the Boston section, where in 2007 she co-chaired the section's first Wow! That's Engineering event. In FY12, she served as a section representative for Boston. Cherie has been a member of the Hartford section since July 2013. From FY14 through FY15, she was Region F’s treasurer and a member of the region conference planning committee.
Following nominations are for Region Council vote by 6/30/17
Sarah has been a member of the Society of Women Engineers since joining her student section at the University of Rhode Island. She is a Life Member, and has served a variety of roles over her SWE career. As a member of SWE Hartford, Sarah has held the roles of Outreach Chair, Section Representative, Vice-President, and President.
Julia Dockum is running for FY18 Region F Treasurer. She is currently a Structural Engineer at AECOM in Latham, NY. She graduated from Clarkson University in May 2015 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering with Structural and Architectural concentrations.
Priya is running for FY18 Region F Secretary. She is currently an Engineering Program Manager for Medtronic Advanced Energy, in Portsmouth, NH. She graduated from RPI in 2007 with a B.S. Biomedical Engineering, and Lehigh University in 2015 with a M.S. Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
Lauren will be graduating Tufts University in May 2017 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an engineering management minor. After graduation, she is looking forward to joining GE Aviation in Lynn, MA as part of the Edison Education Development Program.
Karen Horton is a senior life member of the Society of Women Engineers. She is the recipient of the 2010 Outstanding SWE Counselor Award for her work with the University of Maine Collegiate Section, which in both 2015 and 2016 was named an Outstanding Collegiate Section at the Silver Level. She is currently the academic advisor.
Elizabeth has been a member of the Society of Women Engineers for 12 years including being a collegiate member at the University of Connecticut. Currently, Elizabeth is the Region F Treasurer, New England Shoreline Section Secretary and Section Representative.