The Society of Women Engineers has named Dayna Johnson, P.E. for GE Gas Power Chicago, as the 2022-2023 SWE President.
Johnson is the Emerging Technology Programs and Operations Leader at GE Gas Power. She joined GE in 2012 as a commercial manager, leading large teams through the bidding process to develop proposals for high-voltage electrical substations. Her performance in her former role earned her a position in GE’s Accelerated Leadership Program. Before joining GE, she worked as a civil engineer, designing water and wastewater projects for rapidly growing communities in the Chicago suburbs.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering and a Master of Engineering Management from Valparaiso University as a licensed professional engineer and LEED accredited professional.
Johnson has been an active member of SWE since joining as a collegiate member in 2000. She has served as the Chicago Regional Section president, section representative and Region H lieutenant governor and treasurer. Previously, she sat on the awards and recognition committee chair and WE11 local host committee co-chair. Most recently, she has been engaged as a governance task force member and senator. She received the SWE Distinguished New Engineer Award in 2011.
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