Welcome to the North Star Chapter

The North Star Chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in Minnesota to develop and disseminate the interdisciplinary principles and practices that enable the realization of successful systems across diversified business sectors.

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Chapter Events

INCOSE North Star: Virtual Happy Hour

INCOSE North Star: Come and see the St Anthony Falls Laboratory

Minneapolis, MN, USA

INCOSE North Star: The Wooddale Organ

Eden Prairie, MN, USA

INCOSE North Star: Virtual Happy Hour

Chapter News

INCOSE Events & Materials

9th Annual Systems Engineering in Healthcare Conference

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Healthcare Working Group: First International Conference on Medical Device Risk Management

Minneapolis, MN, USA

INCOSE's 35th Annual International Symposium 2025

Ottawa, Canada

North Star Blog


North Star Linkedin Site

The North Star Mission

Share, promote and advance the best of systems engineering from across the state of Minnesota while working with a world view for the benefit of humanity and the planet.

The North Star Vision

To be the preeminent authority on Systems Engineering in our region through educating our practitioners and encouraging Best Practices through our relationship with INCOSE.

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Chapter Officers

Katherine Garvey

President 2024

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Brendan Hall

President Elect 2025

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Steve Untz

Past President 2023

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Paul Frenz

Past President, ESEP

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Sean McCoy

Past President

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John Palmer

Past Treasurer

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Udhaya Kumar Dayalan

Director of Academia and Government

Ron Hannig

Director of Industry


Mike Keyes


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Justin Walters

Membership Director 

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Taconna Mhoon

Director of Communications


Kousha Davoudi


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Eileen Arnold


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