Team Leadership

Rensselaer Motorsport has set up 8 separate leadership positions, with each position's responsibilities and duties outlined in the team constitution. The 8 positions are all held by students, serving terms of 1 year at a time. Additionally, Rensselaer Motorsport has a faculty advisor on campus. Leadership elections are help at the end of the academic year for the following school year. The leadership team for 2018-2019 is comprised of the following people:


Team Leader

Ryder Winans
B.S. Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2019
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Business Manager

Graham Smith
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2020
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Chassis, Suspension, and Aerodynamics Design Leader

Quinn McDonnell
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2020
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Chassis, Suspension, and Aerodynamics Project Manager

Christopher Demeritt
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2019
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Engine, Drivetrain, and Eletrical Design Leader

Daniel Nathan
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Class of 2021
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Engine, Drivetrain, and Electrical Project Manager

Kevin Sanita
B.S. Computer and Systems Engineering
Class of 2020
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Shop Manager

Sawyer Thomas
B.S. Biomedical Engineering
Class of 2020
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Chief Information Officer

Johnny D'Aversa
B.S. Mechanical Engineering and DIS
Class of 2021
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Faculty Advisor

Kaitlyn Lounsbury
Advancement Officer
Office of Alumni Relations
Contact information available upon request