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, Oregon
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, Colorado
Vanda GrubišićNCAR Lab DirectorEarth Observing Laboratory, Boulder, CO
Charlie HixDirector of Engineering, Propulsion Systems DivisionThe Boeing Company, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Tina LarsonChief Operating OfficerRecursion Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, UT
David MontgomeryAdvanced Natural Gas Reciprocating Engine Program ManagerCaterpillar, Peoria, Illinois
Peggy NelsonRetired, Vice President for Mission AssuranceNorthrop Grumman Space Technology, Palmdale, CA
Kevin PettyDirector, Science and Forecast Operations and Public-Private PartnershipsIBM Watson Media and Weather, Louisville, CO
Jennifer PfeifferGlobal Operations DirectorDow Chemical, Midland, MI
Doug RhodaChairman, Co-Owner, Co-FounderVectis Automation, Fort Collins, CO
Lisa RhodenPresidentUniversal Flash Storage Association, Inc., Austin, Texas
Ed SedivyChief Engineer, Sensing and ExplorationLockheed Martin, Littleton, Colorado
Jeff StewartFS&C COE VP/GM, Industrial Turbomachinery SystemsWoodward, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
Liz WalzelDAB Chair, Retired, Director of External Technical ServicesDow Chemical, Houston, TX

Members Emeriti

NameTItleCompany
Brett AndersonRetired Managing PartnerAccenture, Inc., Denver, Colorado
Bill BrennanPartnerUltra Capital, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Ray ChamberlainVice PresidentParsons Brinckerhoff, Denver, Colorado
Bill CousinsFellowPratt & Whitney, Hartford, Connecticut
Walter DabberdtChief Science OfficerVaisala, Inc., Boulder Colorado
Don DeGryseVice President, Navigation SystemsLockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Judy DorseyPresidentThe Brendle Group, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
John GaugerDirector, Global Knee MarketingZimmer, Warsaw, Indiana
Rick GeorgePresident and CEOSuncor Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
J.M. "Jud" HarperEmeritus ProfessorColorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Katie HoffnerVice President, Marketing & Strategic AlliancesPrieto Battery, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
Don LawPresidentPrima Exploration, Inc., Denver, Colorado
Stephen LightPresident and CEOXerium Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina
Joe MarcusVice President, Production OperationsLockheed Martin Space Systems, Littleton, Colorado
Robert MuellerPresident and OwnerBNet, Seattle, Washington
Ed NeasSenior Vice President, Research & DevelopmentCHD Bioscience, Fort Collins, Colorado
David NewmanIndependent Management ConsultantMountain View, California
Michael NoonenVice President for Sales and Business DevelopmentSilego, Inc., Santa Clara, California
Terry PlymellChief EngineerRaytheon Space Systems, Aurora, Colorado
Robert RauberProfessorUniversity of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
David ReedExecutive Vice President and Chief Strategy OfficerCableLabs, Louisville, Colorado
Kent RomingerVice President, Advanced ProgramsATK Alliant Techsystems Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah
Terry RuhlSenior Vice PresidentCH2M Hill, Englewood, Colorado
Rocky ScottDirector, Business DevelopmentWoodward, Fort Collins, Colorado
Mark SmithChief Executive OfficerNicoCorp Developments Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mark WinklerPresidentBoise Consulting Group, Boise, Idaho

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.