Our Team

Members of DHE come from all corners of the Dartmouth community. Although at heart it is an organization dedicated to solving global issues through engineering solutions, implementing new technologies requires a thorough understanding of their economic, environmental and cultural impact. Our diverse membership brings a variety of skills to the group, all of which are crucial for successful implementation of our projects.

Executive Board

President: Kevin Francfort
President Emeritus: Julie Ann Haldeman
Director of Development: Scott Gladstone
       Outreach Coordinators: Doug Phipps
       Communications Chair: Spencer Chu
Director of Finance: Dan Santana
Directors of Impact Analysis: Lola Ojabowale, Mary Peng, Ayushi Narayan
       Hydropower Project Impact Analysis Chair: Jonathan Huang
       Bioenergy Project Impact Analysis Chair: Catherine Ledna
Director of Operations: Tucker Oddleifson
       Membership Chair: Jonathan Kramer

Hydropower Project Leaders: Will Hickman, Shinri Kamei
Hydropower Assistant Project Leader: Edrei Chua
Bioenergy Project Leader: Anna Miller, James Kennedy
Bioenergy Assistant Project Leader: Rachel Margolese, Jun Bing
SafaPani Project Leader: Meili Eubank
SafaPani Assistant Project Leader: Shannon Carman

Faculty Advisors

Charles Sullivan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering

Holly Wilkinson
Assistant Dean, Academic & Student Affairs, Thayer School of Engineering

Jessica Friedman
Global Health Program Coordinator, Dickey Center for International Understanding

Board of Overseers

Lisa V. Adams, M.D.
Associate Dean and Assistant Professor, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Global Health Initiative Coordinator, Dickey Center for International Understanding 

Edward P. Stritter, Ph.D., D’68
President, Stritter Consulting, Menlo Park, CA

Michel Zaleski, M.S., D’68 Th’69
Chairman and President, The DREAM Project, New York, NY
Chairman, Soros Economic Development Fund, New York, NY

Ex Officio Members

Joseph J. Helble, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering

Everett J. Poisson
Director of Development, Thayer School of Engineering 

Brenda Beard
Director of Annual Giving & Special Fundraising Initiatives, Thayer School of Engineering