The Integrated Design Engineering (IDE) Professional Advisory Board was formed to bring together industry leaders , alumni, and friends in support of our activities to produce alumni ready for work in professional careers. Members of the board are chosen for their leadership in providing wisdom, compassion, commitment, and a willingness to advocate for IDE as well as help establish connections with industry, alumni, and professional leaders who are able to advance the strategic mission of the program.

The main objectives of the IDE Professional Advisory Board is to:

  • Provide advice and support on the strategic direction of IDE current and proposed program initiatives
  • Provide guidance and assistance to IDE in maintaining effective liaisons with the external professional community
  • Assist IDE in developing and communicating a national reputation in scholarship and innovation

Current Members

  • Jannine Vela-Rouw, Systems Test Engineer, Ball Aerospace
  • Jonathan Kelley, Senior Director and Operations Leader, Gastrointestinal Operating Unit, Medtronic
  • Logan Grizzel, Partner, Muus Climate Partners
  • Racheal Rupprecht, R&D Engineer I, Transcatheter Mitral Therapies at Medtronic