Tara McCutchen Angela Leonard
Angela Leonard graduated from Michigan Technological University (MTU) with a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering in 1993. Since then, she has been employed as an engineer and a practicing licensed Professional Engineering (PE) in 13 other States. In 2012, she started a consulting engineering firm, BEL Environmental Engineering, LLC (BEL), with two partners. Currently, she is a Principal Owner and the Managing Partner of BEL. Angela is pursuing her Master’s degree in Women’s and Gender Studies seeking a formal education, knowledge and understanding of the social and cultural influences that have molded the reality and roles of women throughout history with a final goal of early retirement from engineering to become an Assault Response Advocate.
Motunrayo Agboola Lenny Lamping Vern Hapman Megan Dilyard
Megan earned her bachelors degree in psychology with a minor in LGBTQ+ studies in 2022 from Grand Valley State University. From there Megan transferred to Easter Michigan University to begin her masters in women and gender studies. She is also serving as a graduate assistant for the 2023-2024 school year. Megan’s goal is to one day be an instructor in her field teaching women and gender studies. Her research interests lie in neurodiversity, queer theory, and the depictions of women and LGBTQ+ individuals in the media. Outside of Megan’s educational pursuits she really enjoys reading fantasy novels, playing video games, and spending time with her cats.