Volunteers and Directors

  Alexandria Trujillo   President  PhD Student, Pharmacology and Toxicology ali@sciencedemandsaction.org  Alexandria Trujillo is our president. She is a Pharmacology and Toxicology PhD student at the University at Buffalo researching gene therapeutics for inherited forms of Retinal Degeneration.

Alexandria Trujillo
President
PhD Student, Pharmacology and Toxicology
ali@sciencedemandsaction.org

Alexandria Trujillo is our president. She is a Pharmacology and Toxicology PhD student at the University at Buffalo researching gene therapeutics for inherited forms of Retinal Degeneration.

  Zayne Sember   Vice President  Student, Computational Physics and Political Science sciencezayne@sciencedemandsaction.org  Zayne Sember is our vice president. He is an undergraduate at University at Buffalo studying computational physics and political science.

Zayne Sember
Vice President
Student, Computational Physics and Political Science
sciencezayne@sciencedemandsaction.org

Zayne Sember is our vice president. He is an undergraduate at University at Buffalo studying computational physics and political science.

  Rohan Bansal   Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair  PhD, Mechanical Engineering rohan@sciencedemandsaction.org  Rohan Bansal is our Treasurer and heads the finance committee. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is the Co-Founder and CTO of Nupur Technologies, a Buffalo-based medical device manufacturing company.

Rohan Bansal
Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
PhD, Mechanical Engineering
rohan@sciencedemandsaction.org

Rohan Bansal is our Treasurer and heads the finance committee. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and is the Co-Founder and CTO of Nupur Technologies, a Buffalo-based medical device manufacturing company.

 
  June Chang   Secretary and Event Planning Co-Chair  MS Epidemiology, MD Geriatric Medicine june@sciencedemandsaction.org  June Chang is the Secretary and Event Planning Co-Chair.  She has a MD with speciality training in Geriatric Medicine and a Masters in Epidemiology. She is interested in promoting evidence based health care.

June Chang
Secretary and Event Planning Co-Chair
MS Epidemiology, MD Geriatric Medicine
june@sciencedemandsaction.org

June Chang is the Secretary and Event Planning Co-Chair.  She has a MD with speciality training in Geriatric Medicine and a Masters in Epidemiology. She is interested in promoting evidence based health care.

  Devang Dasani   Marketing and Social Media Chair  PhD, Chemical Engineering devang@sciencedemandsaction.org  Devang Dasani is our Marketing and Social Media Chair. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Southern California, and he works in Research and Development in Buffalo. Outside of SDA, he volunteers for various causes, including raising STEM awareness amongst middle/high school kids, particularly amongst those from minority backgrounds. He also mentors an elementary school child as his “big brother” on a weekly basis.

Devang Dasani
Marketing and Social Media Chair
PhD, Chemical Engineering
devang@sciencedemandsaction.org

Devang Dasani is our Marketing and Social Media Chair. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of Southern California, and he works in Research and Development in Buffalo. Outside of SDA, he volunteers for various causes, including raising STEM awareness amongst middle/high school kids, particularly amongst those from minority backgrounds. He also mentors an elementary school child as his “big brother” on a weekly basis.

  Sylvia Kelly   Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair  BS, Biology sylvia@sciencedemandsaction.org  Sylvia Kelly is the Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair. She is a Community Education Leader for the Buffalo Public School District.  She also works with non-profit groups dedicated to fighting for racial justice, LGBTQA+ rights, and access to reproductive healthcare.

Sylvia Kelly
Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair
BS, Biology
sylvia@sciencedemandsaction.org

Sylvia Kelly is the Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair. She is a Community Education Leader for the Buffalo Public School District.  She also works with non-profit groups dedicated to fighting for racial justice, LGBTQA+ rights, and access to reproductive healthcare.

  Chin Li   Webmaster  BA, Computer Information Systems chin@sciencedemandsaction.org  Chin is our Webmaster. He has a bachelors in CIS and works in Information Security. He is a supporter of various causes for social good and often volunteer for non-profits in the Buffalo area.

Chin Li
Webmaster
BA, Computer Information Systems
chin@sciencedemandsaction.org

Chin is our Webmaster. He has a bachelors in CIS and works in Information Security. He is a supporter of various causes for social good and often volunteer for non-profits in the Buffalo area.

 
  Dan McKeown   Volunteer Coordinator  Student, Industrial Engineering and Mathematics dan@sciencedemandsaction.org  Dan McKeown is Science Demands Action’s Volunteer Coordinator. He is also an undergraduate at the University at Buffalo studying Industrial Engineering and Mathematics.

Dan McKeown
Volunteer Coordinator
Student, Industrial Engineering and Mathematics
dan@sciencedemandsaction.org

Dan McKeown is Science Demands Action’s Volunteer Coordinator. He is also an undergraduate at the University at Buffalo studying Industrial Engineering and Mathematics.

  Dalar Nazarian   Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair  PhD, Chemical Engineering dalar@sciencedemandsaction.org  Dalar Nazarian is Co-Chair for the Educational Outreach Committee. She has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. She is also an instructor and program developer for non-profit organizations dedicated to exposing minority and underrepresented students to STEM fields.

Dalar Nazarian
Educational Outreach Committee Co-Chair
PhD, Chemical Engineering
dalar@sciencedemandsaction.org

Dalar Nazarian is Co-Chair for the Educational Outreach Committee. She has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. She is also an instructor and program developer for non-profit organizations dedicated to exposing minority and underrepresented students to STEM fields.

  Ines Stuckert   Policy Committee Co-Chair  MS, PhD Chemical Engineering ines@sciencedemandsaction.org  Ines Stuckert is Co-Chair for the Policy Committee. She was born and raised in Venezuela, has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. On her free time, she is also a mentor for non-profit groups dedicated to exposing minority and underrepresented students to STEM fields.

Ines Stuckert
Policy Committee Co-Chair
MS, PhD Chemical Engineering
ines@sciencedemandsaction.org

Ines Stuckert is Co-Chair for the Policy Committee. She was born and raised in Venezuela, has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. On her free time, she is also a mentor for non-profit groups dedicated to exposing minority and underrepresented students to STEM fields.

  Nick Stuckert   Policy Committee Co-Chair  PhD, Chemical Engineering nick@sciencedemandsaction.org  Nick Stuckert is a Co-Chair for the Policy Committee. He has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. In his spare time he has developed a process for aging whiskey and volunteered for non-profit groups dedicated to STEM advancement.

Nick Stuckert
Policy Committee Co-Chair
PhD, Chemical Engineering
nick@sciencedemandsaction.org

Nick Stuckert is a Co-Chair for the Policy Committee. He has a PhD in Chemical Engineering and works in Research and Development. In his spare time he has developed a process for aging whiskey and volunteered for non-profit groups dedicated to STEM advancement.