IDEAs Advisory Council 

The goal of the Advisory Council is to utilize the expertise of engineering leaders of color in the greater Akron community to support our goals of recruiting and retaining underrepresented students into the College of Engineering.

2019-2020 Current Members

Halle Jones Capers, P.E.
IDEAs Program Chairperson
Senior Vice President of Operations and Manager of Transportation
G. Stephens, Inc.

Michael Ciammaichella P.E.
IDEAs Program Vice President  
Vice President, Civil Division Manager
The Ruhlin Company   

Everton H. Callum
HR Director, Global Technology
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Noah Klinksiek
Supervisor Gas Operations
Dominion East Ohio

Jane Lacy
Advanced New Product Introduction Engineer
Oatey Co.

Tanya Miracle
Innovation Platform Lead
Commercial TBR Product Development Group
Bridgestone/Firestone

Jesse Mathis
Construction Technician
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District