The Dean's Advisory Council is comprised of prominent industry and business leaders who are dedicated to engineering education and to the strong academic-industry partnerships necessary to fulfill college goals. The council provides support and advice to the dean in several key areas including:
- mission and strategic planning
- curriculum and accreditation
- advancement and fundraising
- faculty and research development
- student recruitment and placement
- marketing and promotion
- innovation and trends in engineering practice
Members are formally invited by the dean and serve a one-year, renewable term. The council meets biannually, in the spring and fall, to review the college’s progress and provide a forum for feedback. The Dean's Advisory Council members include:
John Berg '85 - President & Founder
Carpe Diem Technologies, Inc.
Joe Biron - CTO of Internet of Things
William Brum '85 - Facility Engineering Manager
Nestlé Waters North America
Debbie Gustafson '85 - CEO
Energetiq Technology, Inc.
Norm Hildreth '85 - Senior Director of Business Development
Tom Jarbeau - Director of Undersea Systems
Lockheed Martin Sippican, Inc.
Michael Joyce '85 - CEO
Diane Phillips ’84 - Vice President
Joint Research and Development (JRAD)
Carol Rego '82 - Vice President
CDM Smith, Inc.
Dr. Vittorio Ricci, Chief Technology Officer
Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport Division
Sanford Russell '82 - Senior Director, ADAS and Autonomous Driving Ecosystem
David Sluter '79 - CEO
New England Construction
Kevin Thibault '85 - Senior Vice President