ITM Association at UM-Dearborn
The ITM Association at UM-Dearborn is a founding student chapter of the Association for Information Systems

Executive Board

Our executive board is comprised of some of the most distinguished students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn spanning across majors and disciplines. Together they manage the day-to-day operations of the Association to ensure that we continue to stay true to our vision.

If you’re up for the challenge, new officers are voted in at the end of each Fall semester. But hey, no worries! You don’t have to become an officer to make an impact – feel free to reach out to any of us with suggestions for the Association.


President: Austin Decker

President, Austin Decker, is a junior at the College of Business majoring in Finance with a minor in Information Technology Management. He currently works for Denso International America as a Credit and Collections Associate using Big Data to correct fiscal abnormalities for Ford Motor Company and General Motors. Outside of ITM, Austin’s true passion lies in music and living life to its absolute fullest.

VP of Administration: Nolynn Canale

My name is Nolynn Canale and I currently am the Vice President of Administration for the ITM Association. I am a Junior that is double major in ITM and Digital Marketing. This is my first year at the University of Michigan Dearborn and joining the ITM Association was the best social and professional decision that I have made here so far. The ITM Association has helped me gain connections to people both socially and professionally and increased my self-confidence by acting as an approachable gateway to U of M Dearborn campus life. Outside of college academia, animals are my deepest passion, I am always trying to help rescue groups and I am a pet food nutritionist.

VP of Membership: Holly Stebbin

Vice President of Membership, Holly Stebbin, is a senior at the College of Business majoring in Business Management and Informational Technology Management. As the Vice President of Membership, her responsibilities are recruiting new members, maintaining current members requests, and sustaining relationships with alumni members. Outside of ITM, Holly’s true passion lies in music, technology, and making friends. ITM is very important to her since she was introduced by welcoming members from the ITM club.

VP of Community Relations: Tanvir Ahmed

My name is Tanvir Ahmed and I am a junior studying IT Management. I have been with the ITM Association for 4 semesters now. The best part of the Association is meeting new members and the networking opportunities the Association provides. Outside of the ITM Association, I work as an IT Support Tech for a literacy center. I try to stay up to date with new technologies and learn as much as I can beyond my regular college course load. I am currently studying for the Network+ certification and hope to take the exam before the Summer of 2017.

Treasurer: Bradley Danyo

My name is Bradley Danyo. I am a junior studying Accounting and Information Technology Management. I am currently Treasurer for the ITM Association. The ITM Association has opened my eyes to how technology has improved and continues to improve our lives every day. Also, the Association has helped with my professional development, expand my network, and make some great friends. I love to learn about how technology continues to ​​evolve and make our lives better.

Director of Marketing: Galen Mueller

My name is Galen Mueller and I am currently finishing up my last semester at the university. I have been a member of the ITM Association for a few years now and it was the best decision I could make. Being a member has helped me in so many ways, most importantly it has helped me become the leader I am today. After graduation, you can find me at Ford Motor Company in the IT Department. My dream job, all thanks to this organization.

Director of Events: Lucas Michna

Hello, I am Lucas Michna, a senior majoring in ITM. The ITM association has taught me the importance of networking, as well as provided valuable experience through speakers and association meetings. I am the Director of Events this semester and am looking forward to working and learning with all our members.

Director of External Relations: Diana Vargas

Hi, my name is Diana Vargas and I am the Director of External Relations for the ITM Association. I am a junior in the university and majoring in ITM. I take pride in this group because it has enabled me to grow in my professional endeavors. ITM Association allowed me to form part of important networking and speaker events, recruitment events, professional nights, corporate tours, and initiatives to help others in our community. I have learned what it is to be an ITM major after coming to UM Dearborn with little to no knowledge about where my future in IT looked like.

Webmaster: Shivam Patel

My name is Shivam Patel, I am currently a senior who is majoring in Information Technology Management and minoring in Finance. I work as the Webmaster for the ITM Association. Being in this position has helped me develop both professionally and personally in many ways and not to mention I’ve had a ton of fun doing it as well! I enjoy working and learning about the ways technology can be used to make easier and more efficient.

Director of Sponsorship: Derek Cawley

Derek Crawley, Director of sponsorship, and though I have only been in ITM a short time I have already got to be apart of E board which is something I have never done before. I have learned a lot about companies and what they want to see from students. I am a supply chain major but ITM has helped me learn a lot in a different aspect of technology which I can take to my supply chain job and be more diverse, I am looking forward to learning more for years to come. I am planning on getting an internship this summer and I know being in a club, on E board, and going to the AIS conference will benefit me a lot. Outside of ITM I volunteer on the weekends at the Detroit children’s hospital.


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