Board of Directors

The Makerspace Executive Board of Directors is 100% student-run. 

Kristopher Fargo, Director of Operations - A Mechanical Engineering Junior who acts as the Director of Operations for the UNH Makerspace, Kris ensures operational status of equipment and helps coordinate with other volunteers to keep the space up and running. He has experience in the equipment provided in the Makerspace and is always willing to help others learn how to use them. He is knowledgeable about engineering principles and the design-to-prototype process. He also works at the UNH Interoperability Laboratory in the AVnu consortium developing software for testing conformance of Time-Sensitive Network (TSN) devices. Feel free to contact him with any questions at

Ian Grant, Advisor - an is the first director of the newly established Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) at UNH.  He brings a wealth of entrepreneurial and innovation experience to the University that directly benefits entrepreneurial understanding and growth for students, faculty, and alumni. Ian co-founded/founded three companies (bootstrapped and venture backed), all of which were acquired, and he led innovation projects within large Fortune 500 corporate environments including American Express Concierge and Sodexo. The Makerspace at the ECenter falls under the ECenter Director’s overall responsibility.

Brandon Smith, Operations Committee - A Junior at UNH working towards a degree in Computer Science, Brandon has been working at the UNH Interoperability Laboratory for 3 years as a software developer and technician in the field of Time Sensitive Networking and test tool development. Brandon is also CTO of a company called Pathlete - an online recruiting platform for student athletes. He dedicates his time to building powerful learning environments for those who are committed to expanding their knowledge and experience.


For more information on how you can get involved, contact the Board of Directors at