FY13 Executive Council
The governing body of the section is the executive council. The officers constitute the executive council. The executive council is responsible for:
- Transacting the business of the section
- Implementing section policies as determined by the membership
- Electing the members of the nominating committee
- Approving the appointment of all committee chairs
- Ensuring that the section is represented at region council
- Approving the section budget and authorize expenditures not included in the approved budget
| Margaret Adriatico
Margaret is an Associate Director at dunnhumbyUSA where she is a project manager. Prior to joining dunnhumbyUSA, she held R&D positions at both Procter & Gamble and NASA. Margaret holds 5 US Patents. She has a B.S. in Biology from Christopher Newport University and did her Masters work at the University of Cincinnati in Materials Science and Engineering. She enjoys cooking, golfing, yoga, cheering on the Reds and Bengals and of course the UC Bearcats. Margaret also enjoys spending time with her husband Mike and her son Madison, who lives in Dallas. Margaret is in her second term as South Ohio SWE President. She is also the Counselor for the University of Cincinnati SWE. In previous years she has served as Vice President and Social/Networking Chair.
Katie is a lead engineer at GE Aviation where she develops software tools for the engine services business. She has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in mathematics from the University of Kentucky. She also received her M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. She enjoys running, cheering on the Reds and Bengals and of course the UK wildcats. Katie also enjoys spending time with her husband, Greg and daughter, Ella Jean. In previous years she held the positions of communication and membership chairs.
| Jessie Gmeinder
Jessie is a Field Service Engineering for Alstom Power where she provides mechanical service and support to power industry specifically fossil fuel plants. She has a B.S. and Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Philosophy from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She enjoys Ultimate Frisbee, gardening and volunteering with Give Back Cincinnati particularly on the Paint the Town project. In previous years she has held the positions of communications and professional development chairs.
Kristi is a Specialist in the Supplier Engineering Development division at Toyota where she works with suppliers to launch interior / exterior vehicle components at the suppliers. She has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University – Bozeman. She enjoys running and is currently training for her first marathon. In previous she held the position of Treasurer with the Blue Grass Section in Lexington.
Stephanie is a Human Systems Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton in Dayton, OH where she supports Army, Air Force, and Department of Homeland Security clients. She primarily executes tasks that focus on improving human performance for our nation’s troops and advancing current biometrics technology to be faster, user friendly, and accurate. She has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a M.S. in Human Factors Engineering from Wright State University. She enjoys sports of all kinds, especially rooting for the Reds and Bengals. Stephanie also enjoys scrapbooking, video games, and helping her husband make short films. In previous years, she has held the positions of Secretary and Vice President.
| Alexzandra Spatholt
||Section Representative 2
Alexzandra is an engineer at the Procter & Gamble Company working on the TAMPAX brand. She has a hybrid role that combines anatomical simulation, product development and open innovation. She has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering (biomechanics focus) from the University of Cincinnati and was awarded the University’s Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence upon graduation. Alexzandra is very proud of her alma mater and enjoys going back to campus to cheer the Bearcats in football. She also loves volunteering in the local community and traveling to unique countries whenever possible.