Representatives from every active Student Branch in the New England Section met at MIT on September 29 to meet students from other branches and section members. Each branch discussed their interests, accomplishments and planned activities. The exchange opened up several areas of cooperation and common interest.
The 36 attendees were hosted by Ceili Burdhimo from MIT. Presentations were given by Mehmet Akbulut from Boston University, Jamie Davidson and Mike Sola from Daniel Webster College, Ceili Burdhimo, Andrew Buggee and Greg Allan from Northeastern University, Sarah Buono and Evan Brown from UMass Lowell, Brian Stafford and Kazimir Sheputa from Wentworth Institute of technology, and Matias Abad from WPI. In addition, Charles Wilson described Section activities and how students may get involved on the New England Council, Regional Committees and National Boards. Professor John Blandino discussed the opportunities and requirements for funding of student branch activities by the New England Council.