About Us

The Square One Education Network provides grant funding to schools and other K-12 learning environments, enabling them to provide innovative, meaningful STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs.

Our Board of Directors are industry leaders and educators with a common vision that students should have the opportunity to pursue technology oriented careers through authentic, hands-on science, mathematics and engineering opportunities.

Board of Directors
Chairman: Len Tedesco, Oakshott Engineering
Secretary: Paul Drummond, Macomb Intermediate Schools
Treasurer: Will Sommerville, OPS Solutions, LLC

Dave Acton, Transformation Network
Judy Bridgeman, Chrysler LLC
Tom Eisbrenner, Eisbrenner Public Relations
Tom Gioia, Retired Ford Motor Company
Deepa Ramaswamy, Ph.D., Infosys
Chris Thibodeau, Ford Motor Company
Mike Tucker, Intel Corporation
David Turner, (Retired) Eaton Corporation
Michael Wynblatt, Ingersoll Rand

Advisory Council
Kevin Kelly, Automotive Events
Rico Racosky, Southwest Airlines
John Waraniak, Supplemental Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

Chairman Emeritus:
Joe Ziomek, JFZ and Associates
Jerry Rivard

Executive Orchestrator
Karl Klimek

Program Director
Barb Land

Project Specialist
Full-Scale Innovative Vehicle Design
Doug Ward

Project Specialist
Mini Innovative Vehicle Design Racing
Joe Hart

Project Specialist
Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles
Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design
Bill Grimm

Intermediate ROV and Underwater Innovative Vehicle Design
Keith Forton

Square One is a proud member of:
Council of Michigan Foundations
Automation Alley
NASA Human Health and Performance Center