Squadron Cadet Staff
Cadet staff are selected on a rotating term basis and are appointed to their positions after an evaluation and interview during the application process. As of 2019, the following cadets serve on staff.
C/CMSgt Nathan Szatkowski, CAP
In his role, C/CMSgt Szatkowski oversees the execution and success of the cadet program. C/CMSgt Szatkowski has held a variety of positions inside the unit and has served as a course instructor and lead for the Michigan Search and Rescue Academy (Medic Course). C/CMSgt Szatkowski directly oversees 1 cadet officer and 1 senior non-commissioned officer and is advised by 1 cadet officer. C/CMSgt Szatkowski indirectly oversees 2 non-commissioned officers. C/CMSgt Szatkowski reports to the Deputy Commander of Cadets, Maj Jill Rondeau
C/CMSgt Szatkowski also serves as the cadet emergency services non-commissioned officer.
C/2d Lt Collin Brandt, CAP
In his role, C/2d Lt Brandt assists the Cadet Commander in the overall execution and success of the cadet program and is the backup to the cadet commander. C/2d Lt Brandt directly oversees 1 senior non-commissioned officer indirectly oversees 2 non-commissioned officers. C/2d Lt Brandt has served in a variety of positions inside the unit and also has served as the cadet deputy commander for the 2019 Cyber Academy that Michigan wing hosted. C/2d Lt reports to the Cadet Commander.
C/2d Lt Brandt also serves as the cadet information technology officer and 2019 - 2020 Cyber Patriot team captain.
C/SMSgt Riley Bauer, CAP
In his role, C/SMSgt Bauer assists the flight commander in the actual execution of the cadet program and is the backup to the flight commander. C/SMSgt Bauer directly oversees 2 non-commissioned officers. C/SMSgt Bauer was previously an element leader before being appointed as the squadron flight sergeant.
C/SMSgt Bauer has participated and served as lead rifle for the 2018 and 2019 squadron color guard.
C/SSgt Hayley Werth, CAP
C/SSgt Sydni Thorne, CAP
C/SSgt Werth and C/SSgt Thorne assist the flight staff in the execution of the cadet program, focusing directly on the training and motivation of the cadets under their charge. Each of these non-commissioned officers are directly in charge of those cadets under them, which can range based on the size of the unit. Both of these non-commissioned officers have not served on staff before.
C/SSgt Werth currently serves as the 2019 squadron color guard commander
C/SSgt Thorne currently serves on the 2019 - 2020 Cyber Patriot competition team
Adviser to the Commander
C/1st Lt Carl (CJ) Muntean, CAP
In his role, C/1st Lt Muntean serves as an adviser to the cadet commander. Having been the previous cadet commander, C/1st Lt Muntean assists the cadet commander in administrative items and helps execute the cadet program. C/1st Lt Muntean does not have any direct or indirect staff. C/1st Lt Muntean has served in a variety of roles in the unit and in the wing.
C/1st Lt Muntean currently serves as the cadet emergency services officer and is an active participant in the Michigan wing glider program.