2021 Enchantment Chapter Board of Directors
President: More information coming soon!
Vice President/President Elect: Could this be you? This position is currently vacant. Contact any member of the board if you are interested in learning more about the role.
Secretary: Ann Hodges (505-844-6284, email@example.com) has worked over 45 years at Sandia National Laboratories and is a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff. She is the Mission Services Division’s systems engineering lead for the systems engineering part of the Project and Product Delivery System (PPDS) framework at Sandia National Laboratories and is currently a project manager and systems engineer for a complex exploratory-phase project. She is a primary author of the PPDS framework, which is a risk-informed graded approach to the application of project management, systems engineering and quality management. She obtained a BBA and an MS in Computer Science from the University of NM, and holds CSEP, SAFe SPC4, and CMII certifications. Leadership positions that Ann has held in the Enchantment Chapter include Director-at-Large 2011-2012, President-Elect and acting Secretary 2013, President 2014-2015, and Secretary 2015-present. She is the chair of the INCOSE Systems Engineering for Early Stage R&D working group.
Treasurer: Mary Compton (505-845-9268, firstname.lastname@example.org) has worked at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) since 1990. She has a BS in Biology, a Masters in Library Science, and a Master of Education in Science Education. She completed a Master of Science in Software Engineering with a specialization in Software Systems Engineering in 2010. Mary was a librarian for 20 years, including over 10 years in the Technical Library at SNL. From 2001 until 2018 Mary worked as a requirements engineer in support the nuclear deterrence mission on information systems, firing system development, and the W88 ALT 370 program. Since June 2018 Mary has been working in the Model Based Systems Engineering department where she performs MBSE for nuclear weapon development programs. Mary served as the Enchantment Chapter Secretary 2008-2011 and has been Chapter Treasurer since 2012.
Past President: Robin Reynolds (505-844-8839, email@example.com) has been at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) for sixteen years. She attended the University of New Mexico and the Johns Hopkins University and holds degrees in Chemistry, Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering, and Occupational and Environmental Health. She holds CSEP, PMP, and CSM certifications. Her time at Sandia began by focusing on materials synthesis and characterization at the Advanced Materials Laboratory and she has since worked in many areas throughout the labs and currently works in Model Based Systems Engineering in support of programs within the Nuclear Deterrence Portfolio.
Directors at Large
(505-844-3775, firstname.lastname@example.org) works in the Human Factors department at Sandia National Laboratories as a Principal Systems Research and Analysis Engineer. Previously Dr. Bolstad worked as a principal scientist with Touchstone Evaluation and SA Technologies both small women-owned businesses specializing in human factors. Dr. Bolstad is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and has a Ph.D. in Psychology specializing in cognition and human factors from North Carolina State University. Dr. Bolstad has over 25 years of experience working with the DoD and within the commercial sector. She has worked extensively in situation awareness (SA) research, human automation integration, user interface design, team training and performance. During her career Dr. Bolstad has worked on projects for DoD weapons programs, military and commercial aviation, CDC emergency response operations, military health services, regional power companies, commercial automakers and several large computer and technology corporations. Dr. Bolstad has authored over 100 publications, is a member of multiple professional organizations and has served on professional review committees.
(505-500-7592, email@example.com) recently retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory as Senior Executive Advisor to the Associate Laboratory Director for Weapons Engineering Sciences. She had responsibility for engineering capability development including development of processes and tools to promote engineering capability; professional development of R&D engineers and engineering technicians; and engineering capability assessment. Currently, Heidi serves as an adjunct faculty member in Engineering Management Department at New Mexico Tech teaching courses in project management and systems engineering. She holds a Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (Human Factors Option) from Virginia Tech and is a certified Expert Systems Engineering Professional (ESEP) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Heidi is Past President of the Enchantment Chapter and has served on the chapter's Board of Directors since 2007. She also serves on INCOSE's Certification Advisory Group and the PMI/INCOSE/MIT Alliance Team.
Kyle Spisak (505-544-3038, firstname.lastname@example.org) is a recent Purdue graduate and R&D Systems Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. He brings his engineering, manufacturing, management, IT, and human behavior research background to bear on software applications.
Raymond Wolfgang (505-284-2486, email@example.com)currently works as a Systems Engineer on several programs at Sandia National Laboratories. He has experience on many types of projects - from software development work to multi-year defense programs. Currently he performs system engineering, requirements development and qualification engineering for several development products. He has also performed requirements engineering and management, safety engineering, and verification strategy implementation. Before joining Sandia he worked at the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) San Diego (formerly SPAWAR). There, he matured requirements for several programs, performed R&D, and supported acquisition for several ship-board technology upgrades. His interests include using MBSE to improve requirements analysis, and overall SE process improvement. He has presented at several INCOSE conferences. A graduate of both Purdue and Penn State Universities in the United States, he is originally from the Philadelphia, USA area.
UTEP Student Division Advisor
(915-747-5205, esmith2@UTEP.edu) is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), and is the UTEP Student Chapter Advisor. Eric works within the Industrial Engineering Department and the Systems Engineering Program. He earned a B.S. in Physics in 1994, an M.S. in Systems Engineering in 2003, and his Ph.D. in Systems and Industrial Engineering in 2006 from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. His dissertation research lay at the interface of systems engineering, cognitive science, and multi-criteria decision making. He taught for two years in The Boeing Company's Systems Engineering Graduate Program at the Missouri University of Science & Technology. He has given invited talks at the The Boeing Company, on the topic of risk management, and for a Multiple University Research Initiative (MURI) composed of the Universities of Arizona, Arizona State University, Ohio State University, University of Florida, and the University of Michigan, on the topic of ameliorating mental mistakes in uncertain and complex environments. Currently, he works with Lockheed Martin Corporation's summer project practicum for systems engineering students. His current research interests include complex systems engineering, risk management, and cognitive biases. He is a member of INCOSE, IIE, INFORMS, ASEE and ASEM.