My name is Nosakhare J. Eke and I am a junior at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) studying Biomedical Engineering. I am a proud Nigerian and my hometown is Kansas City, Missouri. I love sports, music, food and NSBE. My favorite sports teams are the Mizzou (all sports), Kansas City Chiefs, Royals, & the LA Lakers. I am also a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Zeta Alpha Chapter. And lastly, I am proud to say that I am Kauffman Scholar.
Region V Chairperson
Hello y’all, My name is Monica Ogbonnaya and I am a Chemical Engineeringing major at the University of Texas at Austin. I love singing, traveling, and meeting new people. I love my NSBE Fam and I am looking forward to serving the Vanguard Region well this year!
Region V Vice Chairperson
My name is Amber Jarrell, I'm a senior at Louisiana State University majoring in biological engineering. I am and have been actively involved with my school's NSBE chapter. I enjoy watching Grey's Anatomy, baking, going on adventures, and taking care of animals. Upon graduation, I would like to attend graduate school to further my education. I vow to carry out the mission statement of NSBE even after graduation.
Region V Secretary
Kendrick Turner is a senior at Prairie View A&M University majoring in Electrical Engineering. At school he is active in clubs and organizations including The National Society of Black Engineers, College Democrats, IEEE, NAACP, and Debate. Kendrick has co-oped with Intel and interned with Lockheed Martin upon graduation would like to enter the corporate world and remain in NSBE.
Region V Treasurer
I am a Senior studying Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. I love being involved in the community through mentorship and volunteerism. In addition to my leadership within NSBE, I am a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and I was previously involved with an on-campus organization called Engineers Assisting Those in Need. After I graduate this year, I plan on moving to Dallas where I will be working full time and pursing a master's degree part time in Data Science and Analytics.
Region V Programs Chair
Jocelyn currently serves as the National Vice Chair of NSBE. She is a graduate of Iowa State University and is pursuing her Master's.
Region V Chair Emeritus
Monica is a mechanical engineering student going into her junior/senior year at the Houston Engineering Center satellite campus of UT at Tyler and graduating 2020. She has been apart of NSBE for 4 years. Upon graduation, she is deciding between going directly into the industry or Air Force officer.
Region V Membership Chair
I am a senior international student at Prairie View A&M University studying computer engineering. I am active in a few organizations outside of NSBE, I enjoy volunteering my time on campus and in the community. My leisure activities include reading and watching a good movie. In the future, I hope to design information systems that will help solve major business problems.
Region V International Chair
I am a rising senior chemical engineering major with a minor in business administration. This is my 3rd year being apart of NSBE and I also serve as Senior Class Queen for the 2018-2019 school year alongside being a PVAMU Purple Jacket.
Region V Texas Zone Chair Red
Evelyn Thomas is an incoming 4th year Mechanical Engineering and History major at The University of Texas at Austin. Creativity and analyses are two important parts of Evelyn. For this reason, she is also pursuing a certificate in Design and Manufacturing. Evelyn hopes to create a more efficient and beautiful world through engineering, while supporting the next generation of leaders and innovators.
Region V Texas Zone Chair Blue
Planning to build an empire. "You are only confined by the walls you build yourself". Danae is a junior studying information technology at Mizzou.
Region V Missouri Zone Chair
I was born and raised in the great state of Louisiana. I love outdoors activities, learning new crafts and skills, and socializing. I have been an active NSBE member for three years. I am a junior at the University of New Orleans majoring in Electrical Engineering.
Region V Louisiana Zone Chair
Onyinyechi Igwe is a Chemical Engineering Senior at the University of Oklahoma. She was born and raised in Abuja, Nigeria and enjoys traveling, meeting new people, trying new foods, and listening to music. She is also a member of other diverse engineering organizations such as SHPE, SWE, and AISES.
Region V Oklahoma Zone Chair
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I was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, which was great growing up because it was always easy to visit the family members I have sprinkled throughout OK, TX, KS, AR, and MO; most of our region. For that reason, Region V always has been and always will be close to my heart. When I came to OU, I decided to pursue Industrial and Systems Engineering; the same program my father pursued from OU years ago. I am also pursuing a minor in Management Information Systems. Leadership has been something I've involved with on campus for a long time and it's great to get to take it up a notch and use my leadership skills to serve our region.
Region V PR/Publications Chair
My name is Ashlynne Williams and I am a senior at Prairie View A&M University studying Computer Science. I enjoy traveling, playing video games, and music. Outside of school, I love spending time with family and friends, and meeting new people. I am excited to serve as your 2018-2019 Telecommunications Chair!
Region V Telecommunications Chair
Ravon is a junior majoring in Engineering mangement at Missouri S&T.
Region V Pre-College Initiative Chair
I am a senior at University of Houston studying Industrial Engineering. I am a member of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. as well as the chapter President. and a NACME scholar. I love NSBE because NSBE loves me. The constant support and love made me want to continue being involved on a larger scale!
Region V T.O.R.C.H. Chair
Ashley Medice was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She is passionate about helping other and solving complex problems which led her to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Oklahoma. She is committed to inspiring her fellow NSBE members and today’s youth to excel in engineering. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, dancing and singing! Catch me on American Idol 2019!!!
Region V Academic Excellence Chair
I am a recent graduate from Louisiana State University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. I am currently working as a Drilling Engineer. This is my 5th year of involvement with NSBE and I look forward to a lifetime of more. I’m a Netflix connoisseur and I also enjoy traveling, learning about different cultures, and meeting new people any chance I get. I love dogs, chocolate chip cookies, long walks on the beach and NSBE.
Region V Engineering Diversity Chair
Marilyn Smith is a junior chemical engineering major at the University of Oklahoma with minors in Spanish chemistry and mathematics. in addition to her regional leadership chair role Marilyn also holds chapter level positions as the conference planning chair for her OU NSBE chapter. Outside of NSBE Marilyn is involved in the presidents community scholars, the black student association, girl scouts, women in engineering, and the society of petroleum engineers. Marilyn aspires to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry as a production enhancement field engineer. outside of academicsMarilyn also enjoys reading, running, camping, and binge watching TV shows. above all Marilynworks to ensure that she is creating a notable example for the younger generation to follow make their own through her leadership and community involvement.
Region V RLC Chair
I am a rising computer science senior at Louisiana Tech University. I was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Region V Finance Chair
My name is Austin Mamou and I am a 5th year senior at Louisiana State University (LSU). I will be graduating in May 2019 with a B.S in Industrial Engineering. I was born and raised in the 337 and I am also a member of various other organizations, including LSU's prestigious Black Male Leadership Initiative. I am also pursuing a minor in Business Administration and plan to pursue my M.S. in Industrial Engineering, specializing in either Supply Chain or Continuous Process Improvement.
Region V FRC Chair
I am a Senior majoring in Civil Engineering, graduating December 2019. I am a very outgoing person and I love to meet new people. I enjoy helping others with how they want to attain something in life.