Meet the Board
Col. Jake Graham
Colonel Jacob L. Graham, USMC (Ret) is a Professor of Practice at The Pennsylvania State University College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) and Director of the Center for Network Centric Cognition and Information Fusion (NC2IF). Jake is the Director of the Red Cell Analytics Lab and teaches Security and Risk Analysis. His passion is writing and facilitating Analytic Decision Games, teaching analytic methods and mentoring students and is the author of more than 25 academic publications. He is married to Dr. Kim Graham, a Penn State Graduate and retired Lieutenant Colonel of Marines. He and Kim have two children, Meghan, 23, a recent graduate of Penn State, now working as a DoD Analyst and Brett, 19, a redshirt freshman football player at UCONN.
Sarah Rajtmajer is an Assistant Professor in the College of Information Sciences and Technology and core faculty in the Rock Ethics Institute. Before joining the Penn State faculty, she served as a consultant to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) on scientific programs related to computational social science, big data and machine learning. Prior to her work in consulting, Dr. Rajtmajer was an Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Applied Research Laboratory and a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Mathematics at Penn State. Dr. Rajtmajer has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and a BA in Mathematics from Columbia University.
Stan is a senior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) focusing on Intelligence and Modeling (IAM). In the past summer Stan interned in the Red Cell Analytics Lab working on research projects pertaining to national security and this past summer he interned for the government. Stan also works part time for Penn State Athletics. He also enjoys sports, working out and spending time with friends. Stan is also a part of the student advisory board for Penn State Christian Athletes. Last year he served as the Special Projects Officer for the club.
Zach is a junior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) focusing on Information and Cyber Security (ICS). Over the summer Zach interned at Textron. Zach enjoys working out, sports, hiking, reading, and spending time with friends/family.
Sarah is a senior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) focusing on Information and Cyber Security (ICS) and is minoring in Information Sciences and Technology (IST). Over the Summer Sarah worked at Ernst & Young LLP as a Risk Advisory Intern in their Government Public Sector, where she worked on an IT audit for a large government client. Sarah got involved with Red Cell her sophomore year and is also a Learning Assistant for the College of IST where she works on two different classes covering crime and terrorism and decision theory. Sarah is also very involved in THON through her sorority and committee. In her free time, Sarah likes to travel, watch TV, and run.
Carly is a junior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) with a focus in Intelligence Analysis Modeling (IAM) and a minor in Global Security. She became a member of RCAL her Sophomore year and enjoys how the club integrates many different ideas to unify the club as a whole. Carly enjoys participating in THON activities and committees as well as Best Buddies. In her free time, Carly likes to spend time with family and friends, as well as working out and running.
Logistics /Financial Officer
Mike is a sophomore majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) focusing on Intelligence and Modeling. He got involved with RCAL his freshmen year and enjoys the clubs classroom applicability. He is also Army ROTC and in his free time enjoys hiking, sports, and spending time with friends and family.
Special Projects Officer
Joe is a senior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis (SRA) with a focus on Intelligence Analysis and Modeling (IAM) and minoring in Information Sciences and Technology. Over the past two summers, Joe has completed internships with Aetna and Accenture. In his free time, Joe likes to hike, play sports, and spend time with friends.
Science and Technology Officer
Alexa is a junior majoring in Security and Risk Analysis with an emphasis in intelligence analysis modeling. She is involved in various activities around campus including Risk Management chair of her sorority, and a Learning Assistant for SRA 221 Overview of Information Security. Alexa has an interest in Technology or Risk Management consulting.
Lest We Forget
Captain Samuel Schultz - Founding Board Member, 2008
On April 3, 2018, Captain Samuel Schultz was killed when his CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed outside the border town of El Centro, California. Three other members of his squadron were also killed in the crash. Sam was a 2012 graduate of Penn State University and was commissioned through the NROTC program as a Marine Option Midshipman. Sam’s memory is preserved in perpetuity at the Penn State NROTC unit through the Captain Sam Schultz Memorial Award and a memorial in the Wagner Building lobby that recognizes all Penn State Sailors and Marines killed in the line of duty since 9/11. Rest in peace Sam.
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