North American Operations Board

The North American Operations Board (NAOB) develops policy and provides strategic direction for the effective operation of IISE's regions and chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The International Operations Board is responsible for IISE regions and chapters in the rest of the world.

NAOB Chair
Senior Vice President – North American Operations
Kevin Taaffe
Professor
Clemson University
Clemson, S.C.

Assistant SVP
Kazuo Takeda | Bio
IE Manager
Disneyland Resort
Anaheim, CA

Vice President for Student Development
Dawn Strickland
Academic Professional and Advisor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

IISE Student Committee SHS Representative
Daniel Shirley

President of Young Professionals
Kira Hansen
Supply Management Analyst
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Milwaukee, WI

Past President of Young Professionals 
Nathan Crabel
Manager
West Monroe Partners
Chicago, IL 

Student Representative (non-voting)
Noah Bezaire
U
niversity of Waterloo
Waterloo, CANADA

Mexican Region Vice President (Region 13)
Luis Enrique Chavez Muñoz
Puebla, Mexico

Canadian Region Vice President (Region 14) 
Howard Huang
Toronto, Ontario 
Canada

Assistant Regional Vice-President
John O

Director of Student Affairs and Correspondence
Florance Park

Young Professional Representative
Yousif Al-Khder

IISE Student Committee Representative
Noah Bezaire

U.S. Great Lakes Region Vice President (Region 4) 
Jared Frederici 
Owner
BCB2 Consultng LLC
Westerville, OH

Assistant RVP
TBD

Young Professional Representatives
Eric May and Ben Taylor

IISE Student Committee Representative
Vanessa Serrano 

U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region Vice President (Region 2)
Mingzhou Jin
Professor
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Assistant RVP
Abdullah Al Khaled 

Assistant VP Student Development
Laurie Moravec 

Young Professional Representative
Nelson Granda

IISE Student Committee Representative
Ebony Johnson

U.S. North Central Region Vice President (Region 6)
Charlene Yauch
Professor and IE Program Director
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee, WI 

Assistant RVP
Andy Anderson
Chicago, IL

Assistant RVP
Nathan Crabel
Chicago, IL

Assistant RVP
Ben Flotterud
Mandan, ND

U.S. Northeast Region Vice President (Region 1) 
Brian J. Galli
Huntington Station, NY

Assistant RVP
Michael Testani
Vestal, NY

Assistant RVP
Aaron Slavin

U.S. South Central Region Vice President (Region 5)
Niranjan Kulkarni
Director, Operations Engineers
CRB Consulting Engineers
Medford, MA

Assistant RVP
Victoria Scott-Fattig

Secretary
Dinesh Govindaraju

Communications Director
Suman Niranjan

U.S. Southeast Region Vice President (Region 3) 
Joey Canamo      
Sr. Manager, Business Analytics & Industrial Eng
Universal Orlando
Orlando, FL

Assistant VP Student Development
Nakia Ololade

U.S. Western Region Vice President (Region 7) 
Sean Genovese
Industrial Engineering Manager
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Palmdale, CA

Assistant RVP
Seth Taylor

Assistant VP Student Development
Open

Young Professional Representative
Rodrigo Diaz

Young Professional Representative
Carlos Martinez

IISE Student Committee Representative
Ian Sargent

IISE Headquarters Representative
Bill Boyd
Director of Membership
(770) 449-0461, ext.122

Staff Liason
Pam Patterson
Membership Administrator
(770) 449-0461, ext. 115