The Western U.P. STEM Advisory Council is made up of regional leaders in higher education, business, ISD administrators, educators, community partners as well as government agencies. Members work with the Regional Director to collaborate to boost STEM education and innovation.
Phone:(906)482-0331 ext. 188
Advisory Council Members
Karen Colbert, Co-Director of Outreach Programs, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College
Savannah Dougherty,Training Specialist, UPWARD Talent Council, Michigan Works!
Emily Geiger, STEM Coordinator and Instructor, Gogebic Community College
Megan Hagen, General Education Director, Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD
Jackie Huntoon, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Michigan Technological University
David Kamrad, Director of TRIO Pre-College Programs, Finlandia University
Shawn Kolbus, Director of Career & Technical Education, Copper Country ISD
Nora Laho, Educational Technology Coach/District Technology Coordinator, CLK Public Schools
Cherilynn Lampinen, Chief Operating Officer, Career Education Advisory Council and UPWARD Talent Council, Michigan Works!
Jason Mack, Vice President of Business Development, MTEC SmartZone- Technology Business Incubator
Ashley Nevins, Career & Technical Education Director, Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD
Jeff Ratcliffe, Executive Director, Keweenaw Economic Development Alliance
Mike Richardson, Director, REMC 1
Samantha Schutz, Business Development Manager, OHM Advisors
George Stockero, Superintendent, Copper Country ISD
Carla Strome, General Education Director, Copper Country ISD
Alan Tulppo, Superintendent, Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD
Jerry Wuorenma, Executive Director, Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region Commission