Dean's Advisory Board

The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board is designed to advise and assist the Dean in the development and advancement of college programs. Board members provide counsel in determining strategic directions for the College, and provide assistance in implementing the resulting strategic plan.

For more information about the College’s Advisory Board, please contact Laurel Donahue.

Current members of the Dean's Advisory Board:

NameTItleCompany
Todd AlsdorfSenior Vice President and PrincipalSSOE Group, Hillsboro, OR
Chris BisioColorado Regional ManagerOtak, Denver, CO
Drew CrouchConsultant; RetiredBall Corporation, Boulder, CO
Kristi FarleySpacecraft and Missile EngineeringLockheed Martin, Denver, CO
Dan GesslerVice PresidentAlden Labs, Fort Collins, CO
Lance GuymonSenior Manager, Software R&DLincoln Electric Automation, Fort Collins, CO
Charlie HixDirector of Engineering, Propulsion Systems DivisionThe Boeing Company, Mount Pleasant, SC
Tina LarsonChief Operating OfficerRecursion Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, UT
Noel MarshallSenior Account ExecutiveSchaeffler Group, Denver, CO
Mike MartinezVice President, Space EngineeringMaxar, Westminster, CO
David MontgomeryManager of Natural Gas and Alternative Fuels Engine ResearchCaterpillar, Peoria, IL
Peggy NelsonVice President Of Engineering and Global Product DevelopmentNorthrop Grumman Space Technology, Manhattan Beach, CA
Jennifer PfeifferGlobal Operations DirectorDow Chemical, Midland, MI
Lisa RhodenPresidentUniversal Flash Storage Association, Inc., Austin, TX
Doug SalterChief Technology OfficerWoodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

Members Emeriti

NameTItleCompany
Brett AndersonRetired Managing PartnerAccenture, Inc., Denver, CO
Bill BrennanPartnerUltra Capital, Wayne, PA
Ray ChamberlainVice PresidentParsons Brinckerhoff, Denver, CO
Bill CousinsFellowPratt & Whitney, Hartford, CT
Walter DabberdtChief Science OfficerVaisala, Inc., Boulder CO
Don DeGryseVice President, Navigation SystemsLockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, PA
Judy DorseyPresidentThe Brendle Group, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
John GaugerDirector, Global Knee MarketingZimmer, Warsaw, IN
Rick GeorgePresident and CEOSuncor Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Vanda GrubišićNCAR Lab DirectorEarth Observing Laboratory, Boulder, CO
J.M. "Jud" HarperEmeritus ProfessorColorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Katie HoffnerVice President, Marketing & Strategic AlliancesPrieto Battery, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
Don LawPresidentPrima Exploration, Inc., Denver, CO
Stephen LightPresident and CEOXerium Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, NC
Joe MarcusVice President, Production OperationsLockheed Martin Space Systems, Littleton, CO
Robert MuellerPresident and OwnerBNet, Seattle, WA
Ed NeasSenior Vice President, Research & DevelopmentCHD Bioscience, Fort Collins, CO
David NewmanIndependent Management ConsultantMountain View, CA
Michael NoonenVice President for Sales and Business DevelopmentSilego, Inc., Santa Clara, CA
Kevin PettyDirector, Science and Forecast Operations and Public-Private PartnershipsIBM Watson Media and Weather, Louisville, CO
Terry PlymellChief EngineerRaytheon Space Systems, Aurora, CO
Robert RauberProfessorUniversity of Illinois, Urbana, IL
David ReedExecutive Vice President and Chief Strategy OfficerCableLabs, Louisville, CO
Doug RhodaChairman, Co-Owner, Co-FounderVectis Automation, Fort Collins, CO
Kent RomingerVice President, Advanced ProgramsATK Alliant Techsystems Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
Terry RuhlSenior Vice PresidentCH2M Hill, Englewood, CO
Rocky ScottDirector, Business DevelopmentWoodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
Ed SedivyChief Engineer, Sensing and ExplorationLockheed Martin, Littleton, CO
Mark SmithChief Executive OfficerNicoCorp Developments Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jeff StewartFS&C COE VP/GM, Industrial Turbomachinery SystemsWoodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO
Liz WalzelDAB Chair, Retired, Director of External Technical ServicesDow Chemical, Houston, TX
Mark WinklerPresidentBoise Consulting Group, Boise, ID

Advisory Board members support the College by fostering mutually beneficial relationships with industry, state and federal governments, and current and former students with the goal of increasing research funding. In addition, Board members help promote the College’s missions and programs to prospective students, parents, alumni, and others on a regional, national, and global scale, and assist with establishing and supporting fundraising priorities.