Meet your 2017-2018 Officers!


    President

Jared Ham


Major:Mechanical Engineering

Year: 2020

Favorite things about AIAA: My favorite thing about AIAA is getting to interact with people who enjoy space and planes as much as I do on a regular basis. I also enjoy participating in the Design Build Fly competition every year as it is a great learning experience and a whole lot of fun.

What things do you like to do in your free time?: In my free time I enjoy playing golf and basketball as well as building and flying remote control airplanes. If you ever want to try flying an RC Plane let me know and I can make that happen.


    Vice President

Brennan  O'Connor

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year: 2019

Favorite things about AIAA: Being able to connect with like minded CSU students about space and aircrafts, as well as having the opportunity to learn from professionals in industry. I also really enjoyed doing the Design Build Fly competition because it gave me some awesome hands on experience and was a ton of fun. P.S. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in AIAA so just ask!

What things do you like to do in your free time?: I enjoy playing rugby, being really bad at table tennis, and hiking around horsetooth.  

    Secretary

Madeline Jekot

Major: Electrical Engineering

Year: 2018  

Favorite things about AIAA: AIAA is a great way to spend time with fun people. Everyone in the club brings a different aspect. The lectures are great because they introduce you to new topics and possibilities. My favorite event is launching  models rockets with the club. It is a fun and relaxing break!

What things do you like to do in your free time?:  I am a huge Broncos fan who also loves reading and watching movies. I love seeing all the dogs around Fort Collins and have a passion for baking.

    Chief Financial Officer(CFO)

Jeff Larchar


Major: Mechanical Engineering

Year: 2019

Favorite things about AIAA: AIAA is a great place to geek out with friends about aerospace and the exciting future of the industry. There's always awesome and inspiring talks held by innovative professionals. And our rocket launches are always. a blast.

What things do you like to do in your free time?: In my free time I love to go rock climbing, play some music, or watch some superhero movies.

    Design Build Fly Head Engineer

Stefan Strutz

Major: Engineering Science with a concentration in Space Engineering

Year: 2019

Favorite things about AIAA : Having a chance to meet people who are in the industry and learning about the development of space. Also we do occasionally have fun and I have made many friends in AIAA.

What things do you like to do in your free time?: I'm an engineering student, I don't have free time.... Ok, I actually watch bad movies being riffed with the Mystery Science Theater 3000 club and watch tv critics on youtube overanalyze bad shows.


    Engineering College Council Representative 

Erica Hoppe

Major: Computer Engineering
Year: 
2018

Favorite things about AIAA : What I love most about AIAA is being able to spend time around people who share interests that most people in my major generally do not. I love being able to learn about different aerospace topics from people who are super passionate about their feilds of work.

What things do you like to do in your free time?: For the most part, I spend time playing video games with friends. However, I enjoy drawing, watching hockey and building computers! I'm also a super nerd about the Marvel Universe.

    Rocket Team Manager

Devon Dennis

Major: Mechanical Engineering & Physics

Year: Graduating 2018 Senior

Favorite things about AIAA (Activities, lectures, people, etc): My favorite thing about AIAA is the opportunity meet and hang out with people excited about space and aviation. I love aerodynamics and have a true passion for rockets and satellites. I am a machinist and love to build most things from scratch.

What things do you like to do in your free time?: In my free time I enjoy playing ice hockey, launching rockets and riding motorcycles. I have a few remote controlled airplanes and drones I have modified which are always fun to play with.