Contributed by our 2013 Region J Governor, Alice Orrell. We talk a lot about mentoring. Mentoring to grow our SWE leadership pipeline. Mentoring to support diversity and inclusion. What about mentoring as a two-way street? The traditional view is that a mentor provides mentoring to a mentee. But mentees have knowledge to share as well. In … More Mentoring as a Two-Way Street
Alice has been a member of SWE since 1997; first as a collegiate member in Vermont, and now as a professional member in Region J. Alice has held various leadership roles in Eastern Washington section. She was also the co-chair of the 2010 Region J Conference. Alice is currently working at Pacific … More Meet our Region J Governor
Here is a little message from our Region Governor, Wendy Obenauf: Thank you to all who attended the SWE Western Regions Joint Conference held February 29 – March 3 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference was a tremendous success thanks to all of the hard work of the planning team and the enthusiastic participation of our … More Message From Our Region Governor about Conference
Here is a little summary on ABJ conference by our Region Governor, Wendy Obenauf, included is a photograph of the members of Region J that attended: Several members of Region J kicked the fiscal year off by attending the ABJ Fall Meeting. The Orange County Section hosted attendees from the three regions for one … More Region Governor on ABJ Meeting
I would like to encourage each section to participate in the Region J Awards program. The award packet, which includes nomination requirements and selection criteria, is attached here for your reference. The following awards will be presented at the 2011 Northwest Star Region J Conference to be held April 8-10 in Corvallis, OR. The application … More Region J Awards Program
SWE Society Conference – November 3-6th in Orlando, FL Celebrate SWE – Volunteers needed!!! For Celebrate SWE this year, we will be having a “game show” in which the regions compete with one another in series of trivia/challenge events. We need two Region J members to volunteer to be contestants—one collegiate and one professional. The … More Governors Update: Celebrate SWE
Wendy L. Obenauf Professional Member, Columbia River Section (J002) Region J Governor, FY11/12 Wendy is a Statistician with Intel Corporation for the Logic Technology Development organization in Hillsboro, Oregon. She manages all aspects of the Process Control System (PCS) for a leading edge 300mm microprocessor technology. Her role encompasses both technical development and continuous improvement … More Meet Our Region Governor!