A board Member-at-Large for the UIC EAA, Louann Mlekodaj (Devine) graduated from UIC with a BSEE and MSEE in 2005 and 2010, respectively. Her career began in the RF engineering field at Motorola Mobility. Louann now works for Shure Incorporated as a Senior Digital Wireless Engineer. In 2007 Louann began to actively volunteer with the IEEE EMC Society Chicago Chapter and became an officer in 2010. She is now the Educational Coordinator for the chapter. Louann is not new to the EAA as she held the Secretary position in 2014 and was a Member-at-Large for a number of years.
Louann is experiencing the joys of motherhood with the birth of her little boy earlier in 2015. She is an avid runner and downhill skier. This year she successfully ran the 2015 Chicago Marathon and looks forward to many more competitions with her son cheering on the sidelines.