SHPE Accomplishments

2013

  • Keynote speaker at “Minority Males in STEM” banquet, University of Minnesota
  • Guest speaker at SWE Region H Conference in Minneapolis

2012

  • SHPE President’s Award Recipient
  • SHPE Conference 2012 workshop lecturer for Medtronic – Lean Six Sigma, Personal Strategic Planning, Medtronic Mentorship
  • SHPE Noche De Ciencias Twin Cities Chair – Christo Rey High
  • Championed and drove the SHPE MGT 2012 Conference in Washington DC (despite budgetary restrictions)
  • Award Recipient – Twin Cities Top 20 Latinos on the Rise
  • Keynote motivational speech at NILA for students and professionals
  • Guest speaker at NAE (National Academy of Engineers) Panel discussion on diverse engineers in the workforce
  • Guest speaker at AAES (American Association of Engineering Societies) Strategic Planning summit
  • Guest speaker at SWE Region H Conference in Minneapolis

2011

  • SHPE Conference 2011 workshop lecturer for Medtronic – Lean Six Sigma
  • Co-Authored the SHPE NRP Revision 2 Process
  • Re-established Medtronic as IPC sponsor of SHPE
  • Team member for establishing new SHPE Strategic Plan
  • Team member for establishing new SHPE Vision and Mission statements
  • Elected SHPE Medtronic Minneapolis Chapter President
  • Established first Medtronic corporate chapter
  • Elected SHPE National Vice President

2010

  • SHPE President’s Award Recipient
  • SHPE Conference 2010 workshop lecturer for Medtronic
  • Co-Chair SHPE Region 6 RLDC, Minneapolis, Professional Program lead
  • Appointed SHPE Region 6 Vice President
  • SHPE President’s Award Recipient

2009

  • SHPE MGT Speaker – Personal Strategic Planning
  • SHPE MGT Chair: Doubling Professional Attendance
  • SHPE NILA Guest Lecturer – Chapter Strategic Planning
  • Appointed SHPE Professional Development Committee Chair

2008

  • Co-Chair SHPE Phoenix National Conference: Doubling Professional Member Attendance
  • Introduction of professional certification courses to professional curriculum

2007

  • SHPE President’s Award Recipient

2006

  • Co-Chair SHPE West Coast Career Expo, San Diego
  • Elected SHPE Region 2 Regional Student Representative

2005

  • SHPE SDCC Bridge Building Competition Chair (Event continues for 6 years after)
  • SHPE SDCC wins national best medium chapter (First Community College ever)

2004

  • SHPE SDCC Bridge Building Competition Chair

2003

  • Appointed SHPE (SDCC) San Diego City College Vice President