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Dean's Advisory Council

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
PTC, Inc.

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
IQE plc

Tom Jarbeau - Director of Undersea Systems
Lockheed Martin Sippican, Inc.

Michael Joyce '85 - CEO
PrimaLoft, Inc.

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

Craig Santos '95 - Senior Director of Training Services
Mathworks, Inc.

David Sluter '79 - CEO
New England Construction

Kevin Thibault '85 - Chief Executive Officer
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

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