Team Member Bios

Brian Lantz - Budget Manager

My name is Brian Lantz. I am an undergraduate student at the University of Idaho. I am currently a senior and is majoring in Mechanical Engineering. I attended High School in Boise, ID and have one brother (also a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Idaho) and one sister. My interests include skiing, hiking, mountain biking, loud music, fishing, rafting, video games, swimming, climbing, and Frisbee.

Joe Winston - Client Liaison

My name is Joe Winston. I am senior in the mechanical engineer and am looking forward to graduating. I am a bike mechanic/ ski tech at Follett’s Mountain Sports and am constantly outdoors playing, and if I am not outside I am playing the drums very loudly and with as much rhythm as I can manage. I hail from Idaho Falls, ID. I am excited to get this project working and solved.

John McFarland - Website Administrator

My name is John McFarland. I am currently a Senior in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Idaho. I attended High School in Worland, Wyoming where I lived a good share of my life. I moved around a lot while growing up living in 40 of the 50 states prior to living in Wyoming. When not spending time with my wife and 3 children my hobbies are computer games, building computers, rock Climbing and Ultimate Frisbee.

Tommy Yamamoto - Team Leader

My name is Tommy Yamamoto. I am senior in the mechanical engineer at the University of Idaho graduating May 2010. I graduated from Mountain View High School in May 2006 My interests/hobbies are Golfing, hanging out with friends and working on just about anything.