Board of Directors

The Chi Hack Night Board of Directors is responsible for governing our organization, as well as running our events, managing our website, keeping the books, and doing all the other things needed to make Chi Hack Night happen.

The board consists of 11 members, who will each serve a 2 year terms and are either appointed or elected by the members of Chi Hack Night.

The work of the board is done during board meetings, held every 6 weeks, and through three working committees: Event Operations, Membership & Volunteers, and Communication & Promotion.


Board member
Michael Michael Chladek, Treasurer
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2020 - 2026
Kyle Kyle Dolezal
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2024 - 2026
Derek Derek Eder, President Emeritus
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2019 - 2025
Samantha Samantha Goodman
Board seat: Appointed
Term: 2024 - 2026
Adam Adam Hecktman
Board seat: Appointed
Term: 2023 - 2025
Sneha Sneha Jalukar
Board seat: Appointed
Term: 2022 - 2026
Josh Josh Kalov
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2019 - 2025
Katie Katie O'Shea, Secretary
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2019 - 2025
Cameron Cameron Sow
Board seat: Appointed
Term: 2019 - 2026
Sean Sean Watland, President
Board seat: Elected
Term: 2022 - 2026

Past Directors

Former board member Board seat Years served
Steve Ediger Elected 2019
Mieko Furuhashi Appointed 2019
Kulsum Ameji Appointed 2019
Emily Drevets Elected 2019
Soren Spicknall Elected 2020
Monique Wingard Appointed 2019 - 2020
Ryan Spencer Appointed 2020 - 2022
Joel Inwood Elected 2020 - 2022
Alexis Shoemaker Appointed 2020 - 2022
Sam Evans Appointed 2021 - 2023
Steve Luker Appointed 2019 - 2023
Laurie Merrell Appointed 2022 - 2024
Eric Sherman Elected 2019 - 2024