Kevin Bell, Board President
Bonneville Power Administration
Kevin Bell is an attorney with the Bonneville Power Administration, practicing in the areas of federal contracting and procurement policy. His previous experience was with Comcast Cable Corporation. He has lived in the Pacific Northwest for nine (9) years with his wife Theresa Bell and their two sons, Morgan (10) and Mason (9). Kevin has been involved with MESA for 5 years.
David Squire, Chair
Dave is currently Vice President of Engineering for Lightspeed Technologies an Oregon manufacturer of classroom audio systems for K-12 classrooms. He has worked as an executive in number of high tech companies including Tektronix, InFocus, E-Machines, Lightware and InControl Solutions.
He has been actively involved in the community in education, workforce development and economic development. He has served on the boards of the Lintner Center for Advanced Education, the Oregon Quality Initiative, Worksystems Inc., the Leadership & Entrepreneurship charter high school and was President of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of the Northwest. He is currently on the boards of Portland Community College, Oregon MESA and Moyo Jasiri.
Dr. Timothy Anderson
Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Portland State University
Cesar Chavez School
Michelle York currently teaches middle school math and an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) elective at César Chávez K-8 School in Portland. In her 17 years as an educator, Ms. York has integrated career and technical education into her curriculum and supported school-wide programs such as MESA, Science Fair, and Pentagames to increase student awareness of and participation in STEM related activities. Ms. York earned her Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Notre Dame of Maryland and prior to that worked in non-profit health organizations in Washington, DC. She has spent the majority of her life, however, in the state of Oregon and attended both the University of Oregon and Oregon State University to earn her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. Her interest and passion for engineering and math problem solving comes from a childhood spent in an engineering family and she continues to share the joy of discovery with the next generation.
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