Steering Committee

The STEMIE Coalition Steering Committee

The STEMIE Coalition Steering Committee consists of invention and entrepreneurship professionals from every corner of the U.S. With over 300 years of combined education experience, they are bringing a new definition to collaboration for the sake of growing our K-12 future workforce. Interested in joining our Steering Committee? Contact us!

Danny Briere

US Executive Director, The STEMIE Coalition The STEMIE Coalition

Nick Briere

US Director, Outreach and Development, The STEMIE Coalition The STEMIE Coalition

Ron Katz

CT Executive Director Connecticut Invention Convention

Brenda Payne

CA Director California Invention Convention

Anne Cawley

CA Director Community Giving & Marketing United Way of Santa Cruz County

Susan Mostowy

CT Director of Operations Connecticut Invention Convention

Sonya Richmond

CT Boardmember, Former President Connecticut Invention Convention

Bill Kenney

CT CEO Test My Pitch

Susan Amat

FL Founder/CEO Venture Hive/Venture Prep (Miami, FL)

Roxanne Moore

GA Director,
Georgia Tech K-12 InVenture Challenge
Georgia Tech G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Center for Education Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Computing (CEISMC)

Dawn Bowlus

IA Director Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship-University of Iowa

Leslie Flynn

IA Professor of Science Education University of Iowa

Lori Ihrig

IA Supervisor for Curriculum and Instruction, University of Iowa Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development Invent Iowa

Beth Brubaker

ID State Coordinator Invent Idaho

Anneliese Gegenheimer

IL Executive Director Chicago Student Invention Convention (Illinois)

Mary Price

MA Director, Center for Pre K – 12 Educational Outreach, Bridgewater State University Massachusetts Invention Convention

Sheldon Apsell

NH Chairman of the Board & CEO, Academy of Applied Science NH Young Inventors Program

Kathie McIntyre

NH Library/Media Specialist, Clark-Wilkins School NH Young Inventors Program

Nicole MacMillan

NH Program Director NH Young Inventors Program

Veronica Lynagh

OH Executive Director Ohio Invention Convention

Cherylyn Rushton

OH Former Executive Director Ohio Invention Convention

Shanleigh Brown

OH Ohio Invention Convention

Betty J.C. Wright

OK Rose State University Regents Chairman Oklahoma Student Inventors Exposition

Abbie Oetzel

SC Sales Coordinator and Invention Convention Director for iHeartMedia Duke Energy Invention Convention (South Carolina)

Tracey Huddleston

TN Director, Initial Licensure Program, Department of Elementary and Special Education, College of Education, Middle Tennessee State University Tennessee Invention Convention

Austin Aeschbacher

TX Music Teacher Richardson Independent School District

Monica Simonds

TX Director of Advanced Academic Studies RISD

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