Category: WISE Directors

Retirement Social for Dana Johnson

After spending 22 and a half years at Michigan Tech and a 37 and a half year career, Dana M. Johnson will retire from Michigan Tech at the end of Fall Semester.

Her time at Tech dates back to 1976 when she was a freshman, and then graduated in 1980. After completing her MBA, Johnson returned to Michigan Tech in 1981 as an instructor of accounting and finance in the School of Business and Economics.

After completing her PhD from Wayne State in 1999, Johnson returned to Michigan Tech. She is a professor of supply chain and engineering management and holds an Affiliate appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics.  She served as co-director of Michigan Tech’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) group from 2016-2018.

Celebrate from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday (Nov. 30) on the second floor of the Great Lakes Research Center. If you would like to share any stories or have any questions, contact Karen Foltz.  (from Tech Today 26 November 2018)

WISE Directors (a short list)

As a start on archiving the history of Michigan Tech’s WISE group, here is a list of recent WISE leadership teams:

2018-21–Caryn Heldt, Megan Frost, Amy Macarelli

2017-18 –Norma Veurink, Dana Johnson, Nancy Barr

2016-17 – Nilufer Onder, Norma Veurink, Dana Johnson

2014-16 – Nilufer Onder, Norma Veurink, Audrey Mayer

2011-14 – Nilufer Onder, Adrienne Minnerick, Nina Mahmoudian

2010-11 – Pushpa Murthy, Nilufer Onder, Faith Morrison

2008-10 – Pushpa Murthy

2004-08 – Michele Miller