President – Harry Brodsky
Mechanical Engineering and Physics & Geology and Physics, 2019
Hometown: West Orange, NJ
President’s Responsibilities: Serve as liaison between the club and Northeastern and AIAA, chair the executive board, oversee the development of the club’s projects, and work closely with project leads to achieve goals.
Vice President – Rebecca Holleb
Mechanical Engineering 2021
Hometown: Chicago IL
Vice President’s Responsibilities: Oversee communication between the executive board and the club, serve as secretary of the executive board (prepare agendas and take minutes), schedule spaces and tables and coordinates executive board meetings, and stand in as President in any absence of the President.
What do you want to accomplish in your position on the Board? As Vice President, I want to make sure everything runs smoothly. I assist the president and make sure that the projects feel supported and heard. Basically I want to help this club be the best it can be and the members get to focus on all their cool stuff. AIAA is a great place for all of us to come together and learn about a bunch of really cool stuff. There is a huge diversity of projects and interest but it brought us all together. There is so much cool stuff to learn here and you get to do it surrounded by great people.
Treasurer – Emily Leibiger
Mechanical Engineering 2021
Treasurer’s Responsibilities: Make required financial reports, approve project budgets and authorize expenditures, appoint and fundraise with two funding ambassadors, ensure all budgets are met and never exceeded, and attend Student Activities Business Office required meetings.
What do you want to accomplish in your position on the Board? I hope to keep the AIAA’s projects funded, while keeping track of and organizing documentation of spending.
Operations Manager – Brian Januzzi
Chemical Engineer, 2022
Hometown: Berkeley Heights, NJ
Favorite Planet: WASP-121b
Operations Manager’s Responsibilities: Enforce lab policies as provided by the lab director and/or club advisor, appoint members to the Design Safety Committee (DSC) and safety officers, oversee the Design Safety Committee and safety officers, enforce lab policy and report frequent violations in conjunction with safety officers, and maintain relations with the lab director and NU Risk Services.
What do you want to accomplish in your position on the Board? My goal is to make sure that the rockets that we launch are safe, and that everyone can always find what they need in the lab. I was an Astronaut wannabe as a kid. Rocket scientist as an adult? Just a STEM nerd here to watch some rockets soar and the occasional explosion. I hope to help other’s learn more about safe design and manufacturing of rockets.
Outreach Coordinator – Karl Swanson
Computer Engineering/Computer Science, 2021
Hometown: Queensbury, NY
Favorite Planet: Proxima Centauri B
Outreach Coordinator’s Responsibilities: Maintain the club’s image including relations with news sources and media, manage the club’s community outreach initiatives and STEM education events, promote the club at on-campus events such as club fairs and online via social media, and coordinate one lecture event per semester.
What do you want to accomplish in your position on the Board? My main wish is to get as many people possible jazzed about our club and all of the awesome projects we pour our blood, sweat, and tears into. I also plan to run events so that we can engage youth and get them excited about engineering!