The University of Iowa College of Engineering Young Alumni Advisory Board

The purpose of the Young Alumni Advisory Board is to provide value to the College of Engineering in achieving its strategic plan/vision by providing input and advice in the areas of:

  • Perspectives, knowledge and experiences as a student and as a new engineer in the workplace.
  • Engaging young alumni in the life of the College.
  • Supporting the University of Iowa Alumni Association goal to engage more students and young (age 30 and younger) alumni as well as increase opportunities for young alumni participation. 
  • Creating in young alumni a strong interest and commitment to the College and developing a network of mutually beneficial relationships among alumni, students and faculty. 
  • Developing a loyalty to the College so alumni will want to invest in the College with volunteer and financial support

Current Members

Jared Bogue
(BSE 2010 Mechanical Engineering)
Manufacturing and Engineering Associate
General Mills, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, IA

Katie Coates
(BSE 2003 Industrial Engineering)
Manager, Manufacturing Programs
Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA

Rachel Crome-Hahn
(BSE 2011 Chemical Engineering)
General Mills
Cedar Rapids, IA

Steve Davis
(MS 2003 Electrical and Computer Engineering)
Co-founder and President
Bio::Neos, Inc., Coralville, IA

Josh Gersten
(BSE 2004 Biomedical Engineering)
Product Configuration Engineer
Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc., Coralville, IA

Samantha Lane
(BSE 2005 Biomedical Engineering)
Contracts Manager
Stryker Performance Solutions, Chicago, IL


Andy McCoy
(BSE 1999 Civil Engineering; MS 2003; Ph.D. 2006 Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Water Resources Engineer
HDR Engineering, Des Moines, I

Jarrod Moss
(BSE 2002 Mechanical Engineering)
Engine Lead
Caterpillar, Inc., Peoria, IL

Anne Ryerson
(BSE 2000 Electrical Engineering)
Product Safety and Standards Engineer
John Deere
East Moline, IL

Jeffrey Skrentner
(BSE 2005 Chemical engineering; BS 2005 Spanish; MS 2006 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Product Quality Engineer-Pilot Line
Greatbatch Medical
Plymouth, MN

Jerry Steele
(BSE 1997 Electrical Engineering; MS 2000 Industrial Engineering)
Graduate Student
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Manager, User Experience
ACT, Inc., Iowa City, IA

Erin (Dattilo) Stone
(BSE 2011 Civil Engineering)
Homer L. Chastain & Associates
Rockford, IL

Joseph Whitlock
(BSE 2011 Mechanical Engineering)
Eaton Corporation
Coraopolis, PA