ITSA Officers | ITLS
Megan Hamilton, President
Megan Hamilton is a doctoral student in the ITLS Department at Utah State University. She worked for USU Extension as a STEM Professional Practice Assistant Professor prior to beginning her PhD studies at USU. Her research interests include K-12 STEM education, increasing diversity in STEM programs, and developing STEM partnerships between informal and formal learning environments. Megan is the newest addition to the ITEST grant and the Playful Explorations Lab Team working as a research assistant for Dr. Jody Clarke-Midura.
Jared Roller, PhD Vice President
Jared Roller grew up in Oregon and made his way to Utah for a change. He is married with four boys. He is a PhD student in the department, interested in alternative instructional methods like educational games, problem-based learning, and those often used by the home school community.
Ruth Fontana, Master's On-Campus Vice President
Ruth Fontana has a BS in economics and after working for the government in the Dominican Republic providing statistical information for decision making in education, she applied to the ITLS department so she could understand better how to effectively improve learning experiences for students in her country. She is interested in promoting research-based decisions in education, and in fostering quality instruction through an adequate use of technology in the classroom.
David Moore, Master's Online Vice President
David Moore has a BFA in Graphic Design and is pursuing an online MLTID degree. He has a background in UX, and currently works in Lehi as a Senior User Researcher for DigiCert. David is passionate about connecting students, fostering community, and encouraging collaboration. He is interested in emerging technologies, particularly AR/VR, artificial intelligence, and robotics. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, their kitten, and their bunny. In his free time, he has been known to write about himself in the third person in order to convey the sense of formality considered appropriate for autobiographical snippets such as this one.
Juliet Stinson, Communications Officer
Juliet Stinson is from Dothan, Alabama, and moved out to Utah for college. She completed her BS in Psychology at the University of Utah and is currently pursuing her MLTID degree online. She lives in Salt Lake City with Bunny Sanders the rabbit, Uni the cat, and David Moore the human (her spouse). She is passionate about being active in her local community, gardening, and food. In her free time, she volunteers at the 4th St Clinic. She plans to use her degree in the nonprofit sector to help underserved populations.