Student Advisory Committee

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Student Advisory Committee (SAC) at Iowa State University is a group of electrical, computer, software, and cyber security engineering students currently enrolled in an undergraduate EE, CprE, Cyb E, or SE program of study at Iowa State who are interested in the vitality of the ECpE department. The committee acts as a consultant to the ECpE department chair to strengthen the department’s undergraduate academic and outreach programs; improve its facilities usage as it pertains to undergraduate teaching and research; and expand its available support to current students and future alumni. SAC members actively participate in the continual assessment of the department’s progress and the development of policies and activities as they pertain to the undergraduate experience in the department.

SAC members actively assist in recruiting new members, as well. The committee serves at the discretion of the ECpE department chair.

At Large Members: Apply to become a part of the SAC!

SAC Bylaws

At-Large Members Application Form (rolling acceptance)

Software Engineering SAC

Email to submit comments or concerns to the Student Advisory Committee.

2019-20 Student Advisory Committee Standing Members

IEEE Student Chapter
Collins Ntwali, president

HKN Student Chapter
Timothy Day, president
Parker Bibus, vice president

Digital Women
Alexis Cordts, president
Caroline Rankin, vice president

Critical Tinkers 
Taylor Burton, president
Parker Larsen, vice president

SE SAC Representative
Steve Nyepon, president, CS/SE Club

Engineering Student Council Representative
Madison Kriege, VP of Business Management

Cyclone Amateur Radio Club (CARC)
Jacob Drahos, president


Headshot of Madison KriegeMadison Kriege
Madison Kriege is a senior studying computer engineering from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She became interested in engineering after years of building Legos with her father and discovered a love for computer programming in early high school. Madison is the VP of Business Management for Engineers’ Week and works for both The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) as well as with Pearson Education. When not in a class, you can find her at Cyclone football games, indie rock concerts, and eating ice cream.


Caroline Rankin
Caroline Rankin is a senior from Knoxville, Iowa majoring in Software Engineering. Caroline became interested in programming after taking a Python class in high school. Caroline is the Vice President of Digital Women and also works as a Software Engineering Peer Mentor. When she isn’t on campus, Caroline likes to go ice skating at the ISU Ice Arena, eating at Insomnia Cookies, and enjoying ‘Sushi Wednesday’ with friends.


Steve NyeponSteve Nyepon
Steve Nyepon is a sophomore studying software engineering from Kansas City, Missouri. Steve became interested in pursuing a software engineering degree after taking a programming course during his freshmen year of college. Steve is an active member of Engineers Without Borders and president of Computer Science and Software Engineering Club. Outside of class Steve enjoys working out, golfing, watching football and baseball, and learning about new software technologies.