Local Brothers

Jason Ackerman
Secretary

Hi, I am a third year Computer Engineer who enjoys history, music, and video games. I am a tenor in the Chamber Choir at Tech and also play trombone in the pep band. In my free time I play a lot of different video games, some sportsball when able, and watch plenty of gaming comedy on Youtube.

Katie Adair

Hello! I am a fourth year environmental engineering major! I love doing anything outside and exploring the Keweenaw, my favorite place I've hiked up here has been Isle Royale. I'm also very involved in local politics and currently work for a congressional campaign which is one of the most interesting jobs I've ever had.

Rabecca Bakker

Hi! My name is Rabecca and I am a third year engineering major. I play flute and piano and I love being outside, particularly in the snow. In my free time I like to watch movies and hangout with friends.

Connor Bloomfield

Hello, my name is Connor Bloomfield, a fifth year Sound Design major. At Tech, I have played Trombone and Soprano Trombone in the Pep Band, but also play guitar, bass guitar, contra-alto clarinet, and other low brass instruments. In my spare time, I enjoy playing said instruments, as well as listening to music, playing video games, hanging with brothers, and doing other random things. I also have some other impressive skills such as holding my breath for more than 30 seconds at a time, and being surprisingly bad at athletics.

Grace Chandler

Hi! I'm Grace Chandler, a 3rd year Computer Science major. I play piano and percussion, and like to read and bake in my free time. When I'm not napping, I'm planning my next opportunity to nap

Mieka Clark
President / Co-Rushing Chair

Hello! I joined in Fall 2019 with the Psunny Psi Up class, and am a Materials Science and Engineering student. While flute is my main instrument, I also enjoy learning to play bass guitar. Doing puzzles, hiking through the Keweenaw, and kite-flying are some of my hobbies, along with learning about science and space.

Zachary Collin

Salutations curious readers, I'm Zach, a third year civil engineering major. My main interests revolve around playing and collecting trumpets which I have an eclectic taste for. I also compose music in my spare time, mainly in the classical and jazz variety. I have a passion for both genres and could go on forever about the history and evolution of different composers. I'm involved in various ensembles throughout the school, namely concert band, wind symphony, jazz band and jazz combo.

Lauryn Elsholz

Hello, my name is Lauryn Elsholz and I am a third year chemical engineering major. When I am not buried in school work, I enjoy spending time outside in the Keweenaw. I am a member of the Huskies Pep Band, and Concert Band!

Kenzie Fox
Vice President

Hey! I'm Kenzie and I'm a third year human biology major here at Tech, and I joined in the Spring of 2020. I love music and play cello, guitar, and like 6 notes of some other random instruments. Besides that, I spend most of my time playing video games, reading, and playing DnD.

Laney Fritz
Social Co-Chair

My name is Laney and I am a second year Biomedical Engineering student! My hobbies include music, cooking/baking, and video games. I love singing, playing guitar (much to the dismay of my neighbors), and saxophone in the pep band whenever I can! I also tutor at the Math Learning Center which has been fun. I joined in Spring 2021.

Zach Gillish
Member Educator

Heyo! My name is Zach, and I am a third-year mechanical engineering technology major from Kalamazoo. I love to sing in the chamber choir and also learning to play a little acoustic guitar. Some things I like to do are play games like Overwatch or Sea of Thieves, doing photography of my surroundings, and spend time with friends. I usually find the brighter side of life and try to find a smile wherever I go!

Hayden Hernandez

Hello there! My name is Hayden, and I'm a First Year majoring in Computer Science. I have been playing the piano for about a decade now, and I also like to play percussion instruments. Whenever I'm not procrastinating on something (or perhaps while I'm procrastinating on something) I like to play video games on my Xbox and Quest, running (if the weather's good), or hanging out with friends from Tech or back home.

Owen Hilbrecht

Hello, I'm Owen, I'm a third year medical lab science major from Lansing MI. I enjoy music (obviously), part of pep band. When I'm not playing or listening to music I'm probably either playing video games or watching something. I also enjoy snowboarding and ice skating in the winter.

Wil Isip
Assistant Member Educator

Hi, I'm Wil! I adore music and mainly sing and play guitar. I'm a Computer Science major here at MTU. I love many things from rock climbing to playing DnD. You can find me doing practically anything!

Kali Kater

Hello! My name is Kali! I'm a second-year Ecology and Evolutionary Biology major, and I'm minoring in environmental studies and spanish. I've had a passion for singing since I was 8 and I can kind of play the piano (emphasis on the kind of part). Other than that, I like to bake, cook, listen to music, learn random information, draw, go on adventures, and hang out with friends. 🙂

Amelia Kramer

Howdy! I’m Amelia, a third year chemical engineering major at Michigan Tech. I’m in the chamber choir here, as well as the Alumni Relations chair for Zeta. I love it up here in the UP and like to spend my free time hiking at the waterfalls and chasing seagulls.

Kyle Magennis

Hello there! My name is Kyle Magennis, and I am a first year Mechanical Engineering major here at Tech. I have been playing the violin for 9 years, and have recently picked up the cello. When I’m procrastinating on schoolwork, I love playing all types of games, reading some books, telling horrible puns, or creating songs for the solo violin.

Emma Nanninga

Hi! I’m a fifth year Computer Engineering major from Florence, Wisconsin. I joined in the Spring of 2018 in “The wrong Psi of the Road”. I play the flute in the Pep Band, but I can play most other instruments. I love limes in any form. I enjoy playing games and hanging with brothers.

Tyler Neal

Hey there! My name is Tyler, and I'm a third year computer science major attending MTU. I joined Mu Beta Psi during the Fall 2021 Semester. I don't have much musical experience, but I have been teaching myself guitar for the past few years. I also have a couple other hobbies such as playing video games, hiking, and 3D Modeling/Printing.

Marissa Overweg

I'm Marissa, and I am a sixth-year computer science major. I don't actively play any instruments, but I played viola for 8 years. If you see me , I'm probably running around setting up computers for IT. If I'm not wearing my badge, feel free to say hi! I'm very friendly and love music, video games, and meeting new people.

Addymae Palecek

Hello! My name is Addymae Palecek and I am a second year Chemical Engineering major from Wausau, Wisconsin. I am apart of the Huskies Pep Band where I play mellophone, but I most enjoy playing french horn, trumpet, or ukulele outside of the pep band. I also enjoy exploring the outdoors, discovering new music, petting cats, and making art with a variety of different materials and techniques.

Chaz Ringey
Hello, I'm Chaz Ringey. I'm a 3rd year biomedical engineering student. I enjoy playing tabletop and video games, and I play harmonica and trombone. I've also recently started to learn how to play guitar.
Laurel Schmidt
Treasurer

Hi! My name is Laurel and I am a 3rd Year at MTU getting a duel degree in Mechanical Engineering and Theatre and Entertainment Technology. I joined Mu Beta Psi in Spring 2021. I play piccolo and flute and am in the Huskies Pep Band. In my free time, I love to go hiking, read, crochet, and spend time with brothers.

Erik Stalsberg Barnett

Hi! I'm Erik. I'm a 6th year Computer Networking & System Administration / Cybersecurity major at Michigan Tech. I joined Psi in Fall 2017 with Zeta Chapter and have recently returned to active status after multiple years of inactivity! My hobbies include playing guitar/bass guitar, video games such as War Thunder, GTA Online, and Rainbow Six Siege, working on my project car, and exploring the outdoors through camping and hiking. I still have at least two years at Tech after having switched majors two years in, but I enjoy the campus atmosphere. A fun fact about me is that I have 20+ stringed instruments in the UP with me. If you're in the area, feel free to say hi!

Kyle Usimaki
NITC / Co-Rushing Chair

Hello! I'm Kyle and I'm a third-year biochemistry major. I joined in the Fall of 2019. Music is one of my biggest passions and I play saxophone, trumpet, and a little bit of guitar and piano. I'm also in the Superior Wind Symphony here at tech. Other than music, I enjoy playing video games, reading, being out in nature, and hanging out with friends and Brothers.

Blaine Wheaton
MAL-E

Hello, my name is Blaine Wheaton and I’m a second year Material Science major, from Eaton Rapids, Michigan. I love music, fantasy books, and games of most varieties. Once you get me out of my room, I’ll happily talk for hours about that cool thing I learned

Jenny Wilson
Social Co-Chair

Hi! My name is Jennifer Wilson (Jenny) and I am a 3rd year biomedical engineering student. I play the clarinet in the Huskies Pep Band, and can play no other instrument (I've tried many). In my free time I like to do anything creative, like baking and any kind of crafting. I love any kind of animal, but especially raccoons and dogs.

Hope Winters
MAL

Hello! I’m a third year Electrical Engineering student from Lowell, MI. I play bass in the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra. In my free time, I love watching movies, hanging out with friends/family, and watching the squirrels run around campus!