Meet Our Executive Board

Our Advisor

Dr. Catherine Fromen

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware

  • Post-Doctorate – 2017 University of Michigan
  • Doctorate – 2014 North Carolina State University
  • Bachelors – 2009 University of Rochester

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Our Officers

Erica Hild, President

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2022
  • Fun Fact: I can play happy birthday on the accordion
  • What I Love About SWE: I love meeting fellow women engineers, and I love all the fun meeting activities like Tea with SWE and making ice cream!

Hannah Gentry, Secretary

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2022
  • Fun Fact: I can make balloon animals!
  • What I Love About SWE: Getting involved with other women in engineering. It’s incredibly helpful to surround yourself with people that are going through the same struggles and triumphs as you. You can help each other through it all.

Ellie Rosin, Secretary

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2022
  • Fun Fact: I’m an ordained minister and I’ve officiated a wedding
  • What I Love About SWE: The opportunity to provide women in engineering with a safe place and strong community!

Megan Wassil, Treasurer

  • Major: Environmental Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2022
  • Fun Fact: I sprained my ankle on Friday the 13th.
  • What I Love About SWE: I love the sense of community among women in engineering. I also love being able to speak with and gain advice from female professionals.

Jenny McKenna, Conference Chair

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2024
  • Fun Fact: I have been to more than 14 historical landmarks
  • What I Love About SWE: I love getting to bond with other female engineers of all majors and helping each other grow professionally

Madison Johnson, Outreach Chair

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2024
  • Fun Fact: I am a certified school bus driver. I am also a plant lady with over 100 succulents.
  • What I Love About SWE: SWE is a family! I love meeting the other members and learning from professional engineers.

Katy Strand, Fundraising Chair

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2023
  • Fun Fact: I was a competitive synchronized figure skater for 11 years
  • What I Love About SWE: Connecting with other students and alumni and building a network of strong, supportive women in engineering!

Susie Arnopolin, Events Chair

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Graduation Year: 2022
  • Fun Fact: I absolutely love to paint and cook!
  • What I Love About SWE: I love the sense of understanding and unity between female engineers of all types here at Delaware!