Executive Board Members

TechTeam 2017-2018

 
 
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Angela Li, Co-Chairwoman

Angela is a third-year Economics and Public Policy major and one of TechTeam’s Chairwomen. She worked at Civic Hall Labs this past summer, a nonprofit working to advance technology for the public good. Previously, she has worked with Chicago Public Schools, analyzing data to evaluate school program outcomes. When she’s not doing TechTeam, Angela works as a tour guide for Admissions, plays frisbee for the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team, and tries not to spend too much time cooking new recipes.


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Julia Oran, Co-Chairwoman

Julia, a third-year Computer Science major, is one of TechTeam's Chairwomen. She joined TechTeam as a first year and has loved being involved with the organization! In her free time, Julia enjoys reading, doing yoga, and playing with her dog (pictured) when she's at home. Julia is also passionate about archaeology, especially the intersection of archaeology and computer science! Her favorite food is cheese.


Liam Rossman, Operations Chair

Liam is a second year in the College majoring in Statistics, Public Policy, Economics and serves on TechBoard as the Operations Chair where he coordinates all logistics and operations for TechTeam. In addition to TechTeam, Liam is involved with new Americans UChicago and serves as the Data & Evaluations Coordinator for Leadership Programs on the IOP Civic Engagement Committee. Outside of the IOP, he acts as the Assistant Music Director for a student a capella group and as an Outreach Coordinator for a student run peer-to-peer support network.


Gabby Skifstad, OutreachChair

Gabby is a third-year Computational and Applied Mathematics major and the Outreach Chairs on TechTeam's executive board. Outside of TechTeam, Gabby is heavily involved in the Women's Ultimate Frisbee team, is a Resident Assistant for the College, and loves baking and crafts. She especially enjoys making fondant covered cakes and designing laptop cases. In her three years as part of TechTeam, Gabby has contributed to many website development projects in particular, and she has loved every minute of it.

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John Veillette, CLient Relations Chair

John is a second year in the College majoring in Statistics and is TechTeam's Client Relations Chair. In addition to TechTeam, John currently works at the Computer Science for All Initiative at Chicago Public Schools, which is tasked with scaling up CPS's computer science program to accommodate the district's 400,000 students in order to implement the city's new computer science graduation requirement - the first of its kind for a major city. Previously, he held the Sargent Shriver Fellowship for Leadership in Public Service, in which he was one of twelve students selected to research a Chicago neighborhood and to develop and implement a program, Boost Chicago, to address youth violence within it. He continues to serve as Communications Chair of Boost Chicago post-fellowship.


Annie Xu, Program Development Chair

Annie is the Program Development Chair on TechTeam's executive board where she formulates the fall quarter technical curriculum and leads workshops to develop the technical skills of students in TechTeam. She is a second-year majoring in Statistics and Computer Science and she is also interested in economics and linguistics. Outside of TechTeam, Annie is busy being on the board of Oeconomica (the undergraduate economics research society at UChicago), looking for good restaurants, and being an avid dog-lover.