Tau Beta Pi (TBP)


Sydney Alderfer (President)

Major: Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biological Engineering

About: I am a fourth-year student pursuing degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Biological Engineering. I enjoy traveling, hiking, playing volleyball, and hanging out with my dogs. My dream job would be to practice medicine and conduct bioengineering research in conjunction as a research physician.

Email: salderfe@rams.colostate.edu

Rachel Chayer (Vice President)

Rachel Chayer

Major: Chemical & Biological Engineering

About:I am a senior studying Chemical and Biological Engineering. I was born and raised in Fort Collins and loved it so much that I stuck around to go to CSU. I have been a member of TBP since November 2019 and have enjoyed every moment of being a part of this organization. In my spare time, I like to roller skate, read, and video chat with friends. After my undergraduate degree, I would like to continue on to graduate school and eventually conduct research in synthetic biology.

Email: rchayer@rams.colostate.edu 

Delaney Galvan (Secretary)

Major: Environmental Engineering

About: I am in my fourth and final year here at CSU studying Environmental Engineering. After graduation I want to work with companies on implementing renewable projects or work in land development. Im a Coloradan through and through, and spend most of my time skiing, hiking, or exploring Fort Collins. You can usually find me in a coffee shop with my nose in a book or doing homework in the Oval. 

Email: dgalv@rams.colostate.edu

Dixie Poteet (Treasurer)

Major: Civil Engineering

About: I am a fourth year civil engineering major with a primary interest in water resources. My last summer was spent working as a research intern at the Colorado Stormwater Center here at Colorado State University. In addition to research, I pursue my passion for education as a CREWS peer educator through the CSU Health network. What free time I have usually goes towards cooking, working out, or looking for new ways to optimize working from home. Serving as the Tau Beta Pi Colorado Delta Chapter Treasurer has been a great experience between organizing fundraisers and getting to know my fellow officers

Email: dixiepot@rams.colostate.edu

Sydney Villers (Outreach Chair)

Major: Chemical & Biological Engineering

About: I’m a fourth year CBE student with a history minor. I work for the Office of Admissions as an ambassador and I am also in the honors program. I know all the words to the Devil Went Down to Georgia and I once met Sonia Sotomayor.

Email: svillers@rams.colostate.edu

Jack Whalen (Outreach Chair)

Major: Chemical & Biological Engineering

About: I’m a fourth year chemical and biological engineering major with a minor in mathematics. I grew up in Colorado and while a student at CSU have been fortunate enough to study abroad in France and the UK. After graduating, I am looking forward to continuing my education in synthetic biology and eventually working in R&D on living machines

Email: jwhalen@rams.colostate.edu

Zeus Alcon (Webmaster/Public Relations)

Major: Chemical and Biological Engineering

About: I’m a senior at CSU and am originally from Ilocos Norte, Philippines. I love playing chess and learning a language during my free time. I am very passionate about applying engineering into sustainable means and modeling systems.

Email: zalcon@rams.colostate.edu

Jenna Stubbers (Public Relations/Webmaster)

Major: Mechanical Engineering

About: I’m a junior at CSU and I am originally from Moscow, Idaho. I’ve been a member of TBP for a year now. I love outdoors and especially love to ski and hike in Colorado. I am passionate about sustainability and want to pursue a career in renewable energy engineering.