Jody Oostema

Jody Oostema
Program Manager, University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair
(801) 585-9109
jody.oostema@utah.edu

 

 

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About Jody

Jody is an Academic Program Manager who has been at CSME since 2010. Her effort is dedicated to managing the University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (USEF). Since taking over USEF in 2005, Jody has more than tripled the number of student finalists, created a Student Advisory Board, and mentored over a hundred high school students. The fair achieved official University of Utah status in 2017. USEF is unique among regional science fairs in the number of outreach programs it offers and is proud to have several top winners at the International Science and Engineering Fair.

Jody’s area of expertise is organization and program management. Before bringing USEF to CSME, Jody managed the science and engineering fair at The Leonardo, where she traveled with Leonardo on Wheels. She has also worked with at-risk youth at an online mentoring company and was previously employed by a local private school.