Meet the SEEK Team!
Trina Fletcher, Senior Manager
Trina Fletcher currently holds the position as Senior Manager for the SEEK program at NSBE. Her role includes managing all operations and logistics of the program as well as supporting the fund development team. During the summer of 2013, prior to starting her doctoral studies at Purdue University, Trina served as a Lead Mentor for the Washington, D.C. SEEK camp. In 2014, she served as the Co-Site Director for the Houston and Washington, D.C. camps and, in 2015, she held the Site Director position for the all-girls camp in Atlanta, GA and an inaugural camp in Los Angeles, CA.
Prior to joining WHQ, she completed internships with Norfolk State University, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar and Kellogg’s. Her full-time experience includes the Global Operations Leadership Development (GOLD) program with Johnson & Johnson and a production management role with Eaton Corporation. While pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), she served as the inaugural President of the STEM Scholars Academy and President for the National Society of Black Engineers chapter for 2 terms. While obtaining her Masters degree at George Washington University, she received a grant for the Anacostia High School/GWU STEM Initiative that exposed students of color to STEM at two GW campuses. Additionally, she has hosted STEM workshops for non-profit organizations including the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation on behalf of NSBE.
Currently, she’s working on her dissertation research that consists of an analysis of training and professional development experiences for individuals serving as mentors within the SEEK program. Her ultimate passion is to help increase the access and exposure low-income students and students of color have to STEM education activities.
Quiana piggee, seek coordinator
Quiana joined NSBE and the SEEK team as a Coordinator in February 2012. She comes with 15 years experience in Child Care, Summer Day Camp and Child Care Management. She has worked for companies such as the YMCA of Metro Washington, Belle Haven Country Club and The Y of Central Maryland.
Prior to her current position, she was a Coordinator for 8 Before and After school programs and 4 Summer camp programs with the Y of Central Maryland. Her role as Coordinator consisted of creating and implementing curriculum for children ages 5-16, planning special events, coordinating field trips, budgeting, staff development and management. Quiana’s experience also includes knowledge of state licensing regulations through the Office of Child Care, Department Of Mental Health and Hygiene and has acquired accreditation with the American Camping Association.
Cavon Cormack is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor Science in Aerospace Engineering. His first experience with SEEK came as a mentor for SEEK Philadelphia in 2014. During the SEEK 2015 season he served as a Lead Mentor for the inaugural SEEK Harrisburg program, and as Assistant Site Director for SEEK Philadelphia. Prior to his involvement with NSBE-SEEK, Cavon served as the Pre-College Initiative Chairperson for the Penn State chapter, and the Pre-College Initiative Conference Planing Chairperson for NSBE 2012 Convention. Outside of his NSBE involvement, Cavon has always found himself drawn to serving the underrepresented STEM community. He spent three years as a student mentor (serving as Lead Mentor his senior year) for Penn State's Multicultural Engineering Program, and he has worked as the Summer Academic Bridge Programs Coordinator for Penn State's Office of Engineering Diversity.
Currently Cavon is the chairperson for the Greater Philadelphia Professional Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and a member of AIAA's National K-12/STEM Outreach Education Working Group Committee. His lifelong passion is increasing the access of STEM educational activities to students of low-income and underrepresented communities.