Team Members

David Shaw

David Shaw

Director + Chief Inspiration Officer

A former participant, David is a mechanical engineer with a passion for inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals

Alvina Gakhokidze

Alvina Gakhokidze

Regional Coordinator - Canada

Coming Soon!

Adam Moss

Adam Moss

Regional Coordinator - Central USA

Coming Soon!

Hannah Rens

Hannah Rens

Regional Coordinator - East Coast USA

Hannah is an aerospace engineer by training, working as a systems engineer when not inspiring the next generation of space professionals.

Ty White

Ty White

Director + Regional Coordinator - Western USA

Ty is a high school teacher with an extensive background in supporting students in in-class and extra-curricular STEM endeavors.
He has been involved with Design Competitions for 4 years, and is a founding board member of InSimEd.

Hayley Spears

Hayley Spears

Director + Chief Events Officer

Hayley is a trained chemical engineer, with a diverse career and background. As a mission assurance engineer, she provides real world aerospace to the InSimEd team, and to our student participants!