OUR TEAM

Officers




President

Justus Bishop
Justus Bishop is a junior in Spaceflight Operations who became involved with ERFSEDS his freshman year. He was Safety Officer for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year, and became Vice-President second semester. He currently works on Pathfinder, Gryphus, Artemis, and Prometheus.

Vice President

Tyler Neil
Tyler Neil is a Junior majoring in Aerospace Engineering on the Astronautics track and is excited to be serving as ERFSEDS vice president. He transferred to Embry-Riddle in Fall of 2019 from Bellevue College in Washington State. In the past Tyler worked heavily on project Hummingbird and has since moved on to working on project Hermes and Icarus. In the spring of 2019 Tyler served as ERFSEDS safety officer.

Treasurer

Brian Danaher
Brian Danaher is a sophomore at Embry-Riddle studying Aerospace engineering and computational mathematics. Brian joined ERFSEDS his first semester of college, and is currently the club treasurer. In the past he has been heavily involved on Pathfinder IX, and is currently working on Artemis, Icarus, Pathfinder X, and getting his level 2 high powered rocketry certification.

Chief Engineer

Justin Nauman
Justin Nauman is the Chief Engineer for ERFSEDS. Justin has been heavily involved in ERFSEDS since his freshman year. He is a junior who is studying Aerospace Engineering. In the past he was an active member of Project Hummingbird where he was a thread lead for the nose cone team. Along with ERFSEDS, Justin is part of the ERAU track and cross country teams and enjoys building his own high power rockets. He is currently level 3 high power certified through the National Association of Rocketry (NAR).

Secretary

Jordyn Taylor
Jordyn Taylor is a junior in aerospace engineering with a concentration in astronautics. Currently she's the Secretary for the club and working on the Icarus project. Jordyn is also currently working on her L2 HPR Certification. She became interested in engineering after falling in love with rockets and the space program in high school.

PR Officer

Abigail Johnson
Abigail Johnson is a junior in Spaceflight Operations minoring in Human Factors and Aerospace Life Sciences. She has been a member of ERFSEDS since Fall of 2017 and has her L1 HPR certification. Abby is a member of the Artemis and Hermes projects. She hopes in the future to work in human spaceflight to study how systems are effected by extreme environments and how life develops in space.


Project Leads




Icarus Lead

Antonia Tompkins

Artemis Lead

Byron Custer

Hermes Lead

Payton Boliek
Payton is an Aerospace engineering major with a minor in computer science. Along with ERFSEDS she is also involved in the National Society of Black Engineers and has held leadership positions within both organizations. Her dream career goal is to be a systems engineer for a manned space vehicle.

Gryphus Lead

Johnathan Grow
Jonathan Grow is a senior at Embry-Riddle studying aerospace engineering with a focus in astronautics. Originally from McLean, VA, Jonathan is the team lead of Gryphus and is also a propulsion intern at Rocket Crafters. He has been an active member in ERFSEDS since his first semester in 2016 and has also gotten his NAR Level 1 high power rocketry certification.

Prometheus Lead

Kaitlyn Bridge
Kaitlyn Bridge is a sophomore in Aerospace Engineering with a concentration in astronautics. She is the Prometheus team lead and has been a member of ERFSEDS since 2018. In addition to ERFSEDS she is also a member of the Society of Women Engineers.

Zephyr Lead

Spencer Moore
Spencer is a sophomore in aerospace engineering with a focus in astronautics. He has been involved with ERFSEDS since his first semester freshman year and has worked on several of the projects such as Pathfinder IX, and Icarus, as well as helping with odds and ends of Gryphus. After a few exciting semesters at ERAU he now finds himself working as lead for Zephyr and is excited to continue working with such a great group of talented individuals.