The IDEAA Board

The Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Alumni Advisory (IDEAA) Board is comprised of Drexel Engineering alumni that provide their professional guidance and support to foster a diverse culture within the college. The board consists of alumni that work closely with the dean and DEI Director on initiatives and actions to better support undergraduate students from marginalized communities.

Current members are:

  • Dr. David Delanie
    Associate Professor, Florida International University
  • Katherine Flint
    LEED AP BD+C | Engineer, Turner Construction Company
  • Carmen Mercado
    Technical Program Manager & Product Manager, Comcast
  • Juana Morales
    Foreign Service Contracting Officer, USAID
  • Vanessa Nedrick
    Principal , Regional Manager, Remington & Vernick Engineers
  • Debbie Shapiro-Ross
    Retired, Chemical Engineer
  • John Reschovsky
    Retired, President & Founder, Accumetrics Inc.
  • Leona Thomas
    Strategic Advisor, Independent Consultant
  • Erika White
    Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Manager, AMTRAK