This board meets every spring and fall to provide strategic direction and guidance to the college.
Dean’s Advisory Board
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- Chair: Beverly Seay, Trustee, UCF Board of Trustees
- Angela Alban, ’04, President & CEO, SIMETRI,Inc.
- Siva Banda, Chief Scientist, Air Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
- Sharon Bauer, Manager, Transmission Substation Engineering, Duke Energy
- Jane Bishop, Vice President, E-2/C-2 Integrated Product, Northrop Grumman Corporation
- Grace Bochenek, ’98, Grace M. Bochenek Enterprise, LLC
- Kamran Cheema, ’98, ’02, Vice President of Engineering, EPCOS, Inc., A TDK Group Company
- Christos Christodoulou, Director, COSMIAC, University of New Mexico
- Nancy Clutts, Partner, The Corbin Group
- Kevin Cochie, ’94, ’05, Vice President, Washington Operations & Special Programs
- Tim Cowan, Group Technical Director, EA Tiburon
- Jeffrey Cox, ’98, ’03, Chief Executive Officer, Quality Manufacturing Services, Inc.
- Carol Craig, CEO, Craig Technologies
- Brian Crutcher, ’95, Executive Vice President of Business Operations, Texas Instruments
- Chuck Drake, Vice President, Tetra-Tech
- Phil Dumas, ’05, President, Unikey Technologies
- Jason Dunn,’07, ’09, Co-Founder and CTO at Made In Space, Inc.
- Jerry Feller, Principal Expert Engineer, Siemens Energy
- George Gilhooley, East Florida Office Leader, HNTB Corporation
- Paul Grimes, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Leidos
- Sasan Goodardzi, ’89, General Manager and Vice President, Small Business Division, Intuit
- Sam Hanna, President, Quality Manufacturing Services, Inc.
- Chuck Hardison, Manager, Production and Ground Systems, Boeing Commercial Crew Program
- Mark Heck, Director, Cyber Programs, Raytheon Company
- Alexander Hoffs, President, PSM Ansaldo Energia Group
- Chester Kennedy, Vice President, Mission, Systems, and Training, Lockheed Martin
- Bob Kilmer, Vice President, Engineering and Technology Lockheed Martin TLS Orlando – Lockheed Martin
- Steve Kramer, Managing Partner, New York Life
- Bruce Martinez, ’84, Regional Director – Southeast Distribution, FPL Company
- Gregg Melanson, ’96, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development, Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC
- William Miller, Senior VP & CIO, NetApp
- Randy Morgan, ’85, Executive Vice President for Operations, Parsons Government Services
- Bob Mott, Commercial Systems Division, NASA Kennedy Space Center
- Ross Niebergall, VP/Chief Technology Officer, Harris Corporation
- Ankush Oberai, ’83, Senior Director for Research Development, Synopsys Inc.
- Ben Patz, ’85, Entrepreneur
- Mike Piatek, ’02, ’05, Dir. Design & Engineering Architecture & Facilities Engineering, Walt Disney Engineering
- Paulo Pires, Managing Director, Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA
- Zachary Quandt, ’84, Director, General Physics Corporation
- Arun Ramaswamy, ’92, ’94, Head of Global Engineering, Nielsen
- Dan Rini,’95, ’97, ’00, President, RINI Technologies, Inc.
- Oscar Rodriguez, ’86, Director of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurism, UCF College of Engineering & Computer Science
- Lesa Roe, ’91, University of University of North Texas System
- Mike Sarpu, ’95, Vice President, Operations, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training
- Dan Schiappa, ’87-’90, SVP and General Manager of Enduser Security, Sophos
- Pat Simpkins, Director, Ground Processing, NASA Kennedy Space Center
- Tim Smith, ’98, Vice President, Wharton-Smith, Inc.
- Eric Singleton, ’86, Co-founder, Altairstar LLC
- Jeff Snyder, ’85, Vice President of Cyber, Raytheon
- Jennifer Szaro, ’06, Manager, Renewables, Orlando Utilities Commission
- Amar Thiraviam, ’04, ’10, Vice President of Projects, Teledyne Oil & Gas
Minutes & Other Resources
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