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:

  • Todd Alsdorf Harris Group, Portland, OR

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Chris Bisio Otak, Denver, CO

    Retired, Colorado Regional Manager

  • Drew Crouch Ball Corporation, Boulder, CO

    Consultant; Retired

  • Kristi Farley Lockheed Martin, Denver, CO

    VP of Globally Responsive Space

  • Dan Gessler Verdantas, Fort Collins, CO

    Vice President

  • Lance Guymon Lincoln Electric Automation, Fort Collins, CO

    Senior Manager, Software R&D

  • Tina Marriott Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Salt Lake City, UT

    President and COO

  • Noel Marshall Maxar, Denver, CO

    Senior Manager, Project Management

  • Mike Martinez Maxar, Westminster, CO

    Vice President, Space Engineering

  • David Montgomery Caterpillar, Peoria, IL

    Manager of Natural Gas and Alternative Fuels Engine Research

  • Peggy Nelson Northrop Grumman Space Technology, Manhattan Beach, CA

    Retired, Vice President Of Engineering and Global Product Development

  • Jennifer Pfeiffer Dow Chemical, Midland, MI

    Global Operations Director

  • Lisa Rhoden Universal Flash Storage Association, Inc., Austin, TX


Members Emeriti

Brett Anderson
Retired Managing Partner, Accenture, Inc., Denver, CO

Bill Brennan
Partner, Ultra Capital, Wayne, PA

Ray Chamberlain
Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Denver, CO

Bill Cousins
Fellow, Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, CT

Walter Dabberdt
Chief Science Officer, Vaisala, Inc., Boulder CO

Don DeGryse
Vice President, Navigation Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, PA

Judy Dorsey
President, The Brendle Group, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

John Gauger
Director, Global Knee Marketing, Zimmer, Warsaw, IN

Rick George
President and CEO, Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta

Vanda Grubišić
NCAR Lab Director, Earth Observing Laboratory, Boulder, CO

J.M. “Jud” Harper
Emeritus Professor, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Katie Hoffner
Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Alliances, Prieto Battery, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

Don Law
President, Prima Exploration, Inc., Denver, CO

Stephen Light
President and CEO, Xerium Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, NC

Joe Marcus
Vice President, Production Operations, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Littleton, CO

Robert Mueller
President and Owner, BNet, Seattle, WA

Ed Neas
Senior Vice President, Research & Development, CHD Bioscience, Fort Collins, CO

David Newman
Independent Management Consultant, Mountain View, CA

Michael Noonen
Vice President for Sales and Business Development, Silego, Inc., Santa Clara, CA

Kevin Petty
Director, Science and Forecast Operations and Public-Private Partnerships, IBM Watson Media and Weather, Louisville, CO

Terry Plymell
Chief Engineer, Raytheon Space Systems, Aurora, CO

Robert Rauber
Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

David Reed
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, CableLabs, Louisville, CO

Doug Rhoda
Chairman, Co-Owner, Co-Founder, Vectis Automation, Fort Collins, CO

Kent Rominger
Vice President, Advanced Programs, ATK Alliant Techsystems Inc., Salt Lake City, UT

Terry Ruhl
Senior Vice President, CH2M Hill, Englewood, CO

Rocky Scott
Director, Business Development, Woodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

Ed Sedivy
Chief Engineer, Sensing and Exploration, Lockheed Martin, Littleton, CO

Mark Smith
Chief Executive Officer, NicoCorp Developments Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Jeff Stewart
FS&C COE VP/GM, Industrial Turbomachinery Systems, Woodward, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

Liz Walzel
DAB Chair, Retired, Director of External Technical Services, Dow Chemical, Houston, TX

Mark Winkler
President, Boise 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.