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
Senior Vice President and Principal
SSOE Group, Hillsboro, Oregon
Chris Bisio
Senior Program Manager
CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc., Denver, Colorado
Drew Crouch
Vice President and General Manager, National Defense
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, Broomfield, Colorado
Dan Gessler
Vice President
Alden Labs, Fort Collins, Colorado
Vanda Grubisic
UCAR Lab Director
Earth Observing Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado
Charlie Hix
Director of Engineering, Propulsion Systems Division
The Boeing Company, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Tina Larson
Vice President Technical Operations
Achaogen, Inc., San Francisco, California
David Montgomery
Advanced Natural Gas Reciprocating Engine Program Manager
Caterpillar, Peoria, Illinois
Michael Noonen
Vice President for Sales and Business Development
Silego, Inc., Santa Clara, California
Kevin Petty
Chief Science Officer
Vaisala, Louisville, Colorado
Jennifer Pfeiffer
Global Improvement Leader
Dow Chemical, Midland, Michigan
Robert Rauber
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
Doug Rhoda
Diversified Machine Systems, Fort Collins, Colorado
Lisa Rhoden
Universal Flash Storage Association, Inc., Austin, Texas
Ed Sedivy
Chief Engineer, Sensing and Exploration
Lockheed Martin, Littleton, Colorado
Jeff Stewart
FS&C COE VP/GM, Industrial Turbomachinery Systems
Woodward, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
Liz Walzel
Director of Specialties and Ventures Technology
The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, Texas


Members Emeriti of the Dean’s Advisory Board:

Brett Anderson
Retired Managing Partner
Accenture, Inc., Denver, Colorado
Bill Brennan
Ultra Capital, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Ray Chamberlain
Vice President
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Denver, Colorado
Bill Cousins
Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, Connecticut
Walter Dabberdt
Chief Science Officer
Vaisala, Inc., Boulder Colorado
Don DeGryse
Vice President, Navigation Systems
Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Newtown, Pennsylvania
Judy Dorsey
The Brendle Group, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
John Gauger
Director, Global Knee Marketing
Zimmer, Warsaw, Indiana
Rick George
President and CEO
Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, Alberta
J.M. “Jud” Harper
Emeritus Professor
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Katie Hoffner
Vice President, Marketing & Strategic Alliances
Prieto Battery, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
Don Law
Prima Exploration, Inc., Denver, Colorado
Stephen Light
President and CEO
Xerium Technologies, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina
Joe Marcus
Vice President, Production Operations
Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Littleton, Colorado
Robert Mueller
President and Owner
BNet, Seattle, Washington
Ed Neas
Senior Vice President, Research & Development
CHD Bioscience, Fort Collins, Colorado
David Newman
Independent Management Consultant
Mountain View, California
Terry Plymell
Chief Engineer
Raytheon Space Systems, Aurora, Colorado
David Reed
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
CableLabs, Louisville, Colorado
Kent Rominger
Vice President, Advanced Programs
ATK Alliant Techsystems Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah
Terry Ruhl
Senior Vice President
CH2M Hill, Englewood, Colorado
Rocky Scott
Director, Business Development
Woodward, Fort Collins, Colorado
Mark Smith
Chief Executive Officer
NicoCorp Developments Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mark Winkler
Boise 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.