Club Officers

Current Officers

Buster Townsend: President

Buster is a Master’s of Information Systems student with an emphasis in development. He has had an internship doing development work in the past with Cotopaxi. His main hope and goal is being able to find ways to change the world with code. If you can’t find him busy working on a project, you check out the outdoors as he might be busy fishing.

Responsibilities

Assists all officers in there respective positions. Fills in as needed. Looks for areas of growth. Focuses on a special project/responsibility to take Dev Club to the next level.

Cody Burt: Talent Network VP

Cody is a senior studying Computer Science. He has interned at Epic Systems in Madison, WI and Course Hero in Redwood City, CA. He will be back working at Course Hero full-time after he graduates this April. In his free time he enjoys going to concerts, the climbing gym, and trying to keep up with all the amazing TV shows that come out.

Responsibilities

Reminds club members about deadlines. Offers resume help. Advertises talent network to club members looking for internships or full-time jobs. Reviews submitted resumes for the Talent Network. Compiles resumes and send to Corporate Partners in the Talent Network. Talks with companies about sponsoring events.

Shane Whitlock: Talent Network VP

Shane is famous for having short bios.

Responsibilities

Reminds club members about deadlines. Offers resume help. Advertises talent network to club members looking for internships or full-time jobs. Reviews submitted resumes for the Talent Network. Compiles resumes and send to Corporate Partners in the Talent Network. Talks with companies about sponsoring events.

Tyler Peterson: VP of Strategy

Tyler is a third year student studying Business and Computer Science at BYU. He's interned twice at Visa and at ClientSuccess, and will be interning at Applovin soon. In his free time he enjoys playing the guitar, camping and hiking, and skiing. Personal Website

Responsibilities

Hyper-focused on putting together big events. Organizes multi-club events.

Jake Hasler: VP of Design

Steve Jobs afficionado, Dad-Joke teller, and Bagel Bite Consumer. Jake discovered programming in 2014, and has been glued to his Macbook Pro ever since. He works as a full-time Software Engineer for Y-Combinator Alumni Company, Podium. Stemming from his previous three years of industry experience in Graphic design, he loves bringing pixels together to create beautiful things. His most recent side-project is coming to an app store near you very soon. Check it out here

Responsibilities

Designs the club website, fliers, t-shirts, and future swag.

JK Jensen: VP of Startup Development

Jk is a Jack of many trades, delving into everything from enterprise-level IoT product design to leading front-end development at an early stage SAAS startup. He has strong opinions about hamburger menus and centering a business around an app, and most of his time is spent writing sad songs and reading books. Personal Site

Responsibilities

Mentors startups and individual club membership. Validates product ideas and opportunities for club members.

McCann Dahl: VP of Engineering

McCann is an Android developer that enjoys dirt biking, skiing, and soccer. He is most famous for his short bios.

Responsibilities

Keeps everyone informed about club events. Facilitaties slack activity. Organizes club projects and workshops. Sets up fliers in the wilk. Helps train club members.

Andrew Sanford: VP of Finance

Andrew is a Master's of IS student, emphasizing in cybersecurity and PhD prep. He's passionate about cybersecurity and educating people on how to make their code not die. He enjoys coding/building things in his free time. His research focuses on accounting fraud/fraud analytics. Andrew also enjoy reading, cooking, short hikes, making music, and laughing with people about their poor security practices. Andrew's Personal Site

Responsibilities

Manages expenses, donations, and club dues. Distributes t-shirts to club members. Buys pizza!

Eric Clinger: VP of BYU Affairs

Eric is an IS major, pro DJ, and works for BYU AV.

Responsibilities

Coordinates class visits. Works with colleges and departments at BYU to advertise club events in newsletters, digital sinage, etc. Manages club relations on campus. Works with the VP of Marketing heavily.

Geoff Gorham: VP of Marketing

Geoff is a second-year Computer Science and Business student with a deep love of Peruvian food. He hails from the bustling metropolis of Shepherd, Montana where he gained an appreciation for camping, hiking, country music, and shooting things.

Responsibilities

Manages our 300+ person mailing list. Markets BYU Dev throughout campus.

Ben Thompson: Maker Space Coordinator

Ben is graduating in April with a degree in Computer Science. He has interned at Fireye two years in a row. Currently, he works for Qualtrics as a Software Engineer and is moving to their Seattle office in June. Ben has been married for 3 years to his amazing wife, Samantha. They have two dogs. He has been in club leadership since October 2015. benthompson.me

Responsibilities

Runs the makerspace.

Josh Cockrell: VP of Alumni

Josh is studying Computer Science and Business at BYU. He's held two internships positions at Microsoft in addition to his upcoming internships at Twitter and Adobe. He has served as President of the Dev Club since Oct 2015. Josh loves checking Hacker News 15 times a day, producing electronic music, and making fun of people who check Hacker News 15 times a day. Josh's Personal Site

Responsibilities

Seeks for ways to be flexible. Always look for opportunities to help the other officers. Fills in as needed. Looks for areas of improvement. Always knows what is going on. Makes every possible opportunity for the other officers to succeed.

Open Officer Positions

President

We have a growing club. Your job is to bring it to the next level. You must define what that means to you. In this role, you will be expected to assist all other officers in there respective positions. You should be able to, and almost certainly will, take on the responsibility of other officers when that position is not filled or the officer is unable to do so. You are also responsible for filling any empty positions and looking for areas of growth.

Vice President

Your job is to be flexible. Not only be flexible, but seek for ways to be flexible. Always look for opportunities to help the other officers. You are an extension of the President. So, you should be able to fill in for any given role. Always look for areas of improvement and always know what is going on. Your main purpose is to make every opportunity for the other officers to succeed.

Makerspace Coordinator

We have $30,000+ in assets (3d Printers, Computers, Iot device, etc). These are housed in BYU's first, and only, Makerspace. The Makerspace is kind of a big deal. There's nothing else like it on campus. You will be responsible for managing these assets, working with our partner club Venture Factory, and scheduling rooms for club events. Most importantly, you are responsible for the Makerspace. You'll become a 3d-printing expert and make the space more valuable for club membership, and all those who use it. This is a very unique opportunity!