Alex Christmas, Vice President
Darian Reed, Secretary
Darian Reed: A second year Civil Engineering major with a minor in Rail Engineering and Municipal Engineering. Darian was selected to fill a student administrative assistant position with our Rail Transportation Program and has done an excellent job. He is also an active presenter with Operation Lifesaver. As a result, he has joined an ongoing FRA sponsored research project on railroad grade crossings. In the Spring of 2017, Darian was awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to work on his own research project over the summer. Darian has an extensive volunteering background, including work with the Monroe County Historical Museum and the Monroe County Relay for Life program where he ran the logistics team for several years. Darian also worked as an engineering intern at the Gerdau steel mill in Monroe, MI for two years.Kyle Dick: A second year Computer Engineering student from Ravenna, Michigan. This is his first year as a REAC officer. Kyle is currently serving as the treasurer, he is responsible for managin the club's funding. With a passion for both computers and the railroad, he hopes to one day get a job in the rail industry maintaining the Positive Train Control (PTC) system and hopes that by participating in REAC, will help boost his chances.
Kyle Dick, Treasurer
Kyle Dick, Treasurer
Smruti Prasad Dash, Social Chair
Smruti Prasad Dash: A first year graduate student in Electrical engineering who is from the east coast of India. Smruti is having a great time at Michigan Tech. He has 3 years of work experience in the electrical field in a german company. Smruti is really fascinated by the complexity of electrical system used in railway engineering. He is currently working as social chair and his responsibility is to organize events like bowling, movie nights, field trips, and parties that fall outside the normal monthly routine of REAC. Smruti enjoys working with all REAC members and looking forward to working on more design projects improving the reliability of electrical systems in railway engineering sector.
Erick Flaten: A second year Mechanical Engineering student from Kewaunee, WI. Erick's interest in the rail interest stems from his childhood when his grandfather would take him to explore the Chicago & Northwestern rail yards in Mankato, MN. This interest has led him to seek a career within the rail industry and become involved with REAC. As the Marketing Chair, Erick is responsible for the creation and distribution of event posters, the booking of meeting locations and any other marketing that needs to be done.