Avery Layne is a 5th year senior at the University of Maryland, College Park pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Born and raised in Prince George’s County, MD, Avery has been involved with NSBE since he got to UMD. He served as his chapter’s Academic Excellence Chair in his junior year and as President the following year, leading his chapter to win Region II Large Chapter of the Year for the first time in five years. As RLC Chair, he hopes to help NSBE members around the Region develop into the best leaders possible to lead the Society into the future. Outside of his NSBE work, Avery enjoys reading, writing poetry, and listening to music.