Team

Staff

 

J.R. Logan, Chief Maker, jr.logan@makehaven.org

 

 Kate Cebik, Operations Manager, kate.cebik@makehaven.org

 

Board

 

Jeremy Medow, President

Owner of Tungsten Customs.  CNC enthusiast and woodworker who dabbles in electronics.  MakeHaven gives me access to professional level tools and a community of likeminded makers to brainstorm with.


Robin Ladouceur, Secretary

A poster child for alternative academic careers and newly-minted Account Manager at SeeClickFix, had her mind blown at MakeHaven's first Make-a-thon. The possibilities MakeHaven presents are dazzlingly endless, but for the short term, Robin has set her sights on the fabrication of "Spyglass Boxes," laser cut structures which will house magical wee worlds for marveling!

 

Eben Olson, Treasurer

Eben is a technology enthusiast and researcher at Yale. As a hobbyist he has built his own 3d printers and circuit boards.

John Nixon, Past President

Tool sharpener and Program Manager for the Global Infrastructure Initiative. To me, MakeHaven has been a great resource for building community and access to advanced tools. I’m particularly interested in the woodshop.

Ben Berkowitz

CEO/Founder at SeeClickFix. At MakeHaven I have enjoyed making furniture, toys for my kid and crash testing other makers' products such as Mark's new electric skateboard and Allen's Hexibox. I was one of the founders of MakeHaven

Joel Greenwood

Previously worked at the Harvard Center for Brain Science, now an Associate Research Scientist in Neuroscience at Yale. He has managed multiple scientific fabrication labs used to build equipment. He is a former member of Artisan's Asylum and was witness to its growth.

Catherine Cazes-Wiley

She has extensive working with service non profits. She runs Tinaliah Designs and its Caring Co-op, a social-minded business with the mission of aiding the needy and underprivileged while offering custom-designed products. Has volunteered at MakeHaven brought introduced many people to the organization who may not otherwise have overcome the barriers.  Has worked in variety of capacities to bring sewing as an income source to women struggling with economic disadvantage, substance abuse, homelessness, mental health challenges, or HIV/AIDS.

Michael Angelus 

Michael has an MA, Art Ed, Teachers College, Columbia. He is active in the New Haven art world and maintains a studio on East Street. Mike has lead a successful series of workshops that teach people wood carved printmaking techniques.

 

Lesley Frame

Lesley Frame

Professor at the University of Connecticut. She earned her S.B. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Department of Materials Science Engineering. Frame then completed her M.S. and Ph.D. in MSE at the University of Arizona. Her impressive background includes participation in organizations such as ASM International, the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM), and the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST).

 

Phillip G. Bernstein

Phillip Bernstein 

Assistant Dean in charge of the School of Architecture’s workshop with $6M worth of equipment. Formally  a Vice President at Autodesk.