The San Diego MESA Alliance (SDMA) relies on the support of industry partners on the MESA Industry Advisory Board (IAB) to provide industry exposure and professional development opportunities for MESA students. Examples of industry support include:

  • Training academies
  • Scholarships
  • Job shadows
  • Internships
  • Mentors
  • Company tours
  • Workshops
  • Event volunteers
  • Speakers
  • Donations of prizes for competitions
  • Use of facilities
  • Guidance to MESA Directors on program development

Industry partners contribute to the development of a diverse pipeline of future engineers and scientists. Learn more about becoming an IAB member and help the SDMA to develop tomorrow’s leaders.

Our IAB officers for 2018-2019 are:

  • Chair: Leo Hernandez of HDR Inc.
  • Vice Chair: Yolanda Tanner of SPAWAR

IAB meetings are held at HDR Inc. from 1:00 – 3:00 PM on the second Wednesday of alternating months.

For more information, please visit the Alliance - IAB website.