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Advisory Boards

Advisory boards


Russ College academic and research unit advisory boards comprise accomplished alumni, industry experts, and emeriti faculty and staff, provide advice and counsel on industry trends and needs to help keep the college current.



Scott Abramson, BSA ‘07; Bud Brecht, BFA '63; Dave Bushy; Clark Earick; - Shaun Elliot, BSA ‘02; Sarah Hamann , BSA ‘03; Lori Hughes, Pritchard AAS '85; Jeffrey Kelly, BSAS '90; Kru Krueger; Eric Lampert , BSAS ‘92; Joan Mace, BGS '78; Chad J. Moyer, AAS '84, BSC '85; Dan Sneddon, BSAS, '99; Douglas W. Stout, BSAS '99; William E. Stout; Connie J. Tobias, AAS '77, BGS '78; Craig Washka, AAS '79, BBA '82; Dean Dennis Irwin

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Billy Allen, BSChE '70, Eli Lilly Corporation; Linda Ankrom, MSChE '81, DuPont Engineering Polymers; Kenneth Appell, BSChE '86, MSChE '89,Solvay Specialty Polymers; Zach Barbus, Owen Corning; Dady Dadyburjor, Professor, Civil Engineering, West Virginia, MSChE ‘72; Richey M. Davis, Chemical Engineering Professor, Virginia Tech, BSCE ‘77; Jennifer Hall, BSChE '03, DuPont; John Baginski, BSChE '70, Procter & Gamble Company-retired; Jackie Kaus, BSChE '90, The Dow Chemical Company; Bob Keich , Maverick Technologies, BSCE ‘88; Dwight McVey, Chemineer a unit of NOV, BSCHE ‘08; Jack Reese, BSChE '91, Bayer Material Science; Eric Wittine, BSChE '02, American Electric Power

Civil Engineering

Mahmoud Al-Lozi, BSCE '81, MSCE '82; Charles Austin II, BSIT '81; Elizabeth Brown, BSCE ‘87; Gregory Barden BSCE '77; Theodore M. Beegle BSCE '62; Claude M. Brown, III, BSCE ‘74; Stephen Busam, BSCE ‘09; George A. Carroll, Jr., BSCE ‘69; Richard D. Dickerson BSCE '80; Lynn M. Egensperger BSCE '83; Raymon B. Fogg, Sr BSCE '53; Dustin Fisher, BSCE ‘09; James E. Frankel, BBA '68; C. William Harkins, BSCE '70; John C. Hayward BSCE '69; James Hoessle, BSCE '72; Nelson Kohman BSCE '73; Royce D. Kohman, BSCE '71; James A. Kriss BSCE '74; William C. Lozier BSCE '84; Russell A. Metzger, BSCE '78; Jeffrey A. Miller BSCE '73; David A. Miskimen, BSCE ‘67; David L. Monroe BSCE '68; Trip (John R.) Morris (III), BSCE '76; Dr. E. Louis Overstreet, BSCE ‘67; John Rigo, BSCE '72; Joanne Shaner, BSCE ’94, MSCE ‘96; Joseph E. Sullivan BSCE '82

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gregg Bauer, BSEE '75; Robert Bauer; Raymond Bittkofer; W. Garth Frazier, PhD '9; Shannon Hastings, BSCS ‘00; Dean Dennis Irwin; Janis Jones, BS, ‘79; David Juedes; Timothy Kern, BSEE '92, MBA '00; - Douglas Lawrence, BSCS, '83; Jerrel R. Mitchell; Tim Murphy, BSEE '84, MSEE '85; Shawn Ostermann; Jerry Shoup, BSEE '60; Constatinos Vassiliadis; Chris Hayes; Josh Diamond; Marina Blanton; Greg Williams, BSEE '89, MS '94; Tim Seyfang, BSEE '85

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Fazleena Badurdeen; Mr. John Crum; Mr. Kenneth Jansen; Mr. Michael R. Johnson, PE; Ms. Michelle L. Metts; Ms. Marie Minnich; Dr. Arun Nambiar; John Shook; Mr. Chandru Subramanian; Mr. Lex Tisdale; Mr. Ross Wagner; Student Reps: Madison Hoover; Cami Jones; Alex Molnar

Engineering Technology and Management

Brian Bauerbach, BSIT '87; Chris Bollinger, BSIT '98; Harry Covington; Timothy Kerr, BSIT '92; Jack Myslenski, BSIT '73; Keith Overton, BSIT '92; Dan Thomas; Gina Orr (Vail), BSIT '01, MS '05; Robert Wiseman, BSIT '76

Mechanical Engineering

Randy Ankrom, BSME '87, MSCHE '04; David Burnette, BSME '05, MSME '07; Stephen D. Fening BSME '01, MSME '03, PhD '05; Damon Givens, BSME '08; Andy Hughes, BSME '04; - Frank D. Jankowski. BSME ‘69, MSME, MBA; M. Elizabeth Martindell BSME ’05; Tom Moehring, BSME '06; Brandon Neale, BSME '05; Edward Peterson, Non-alumni; John Ooms, BSME ‘06; Terry Russell BSME '61; Randy Sheidler, BSME '82; D. Slade Simpson BSME ’11; Russell C. Tipton, MSME '89; Suzanne Tkach, MSME '97; Tom Wakeman, BSME '68

Robe Leadership Institute

Advisory Board: William Lozier - Assistant Director; Gregory Kremer - Mechanical Engineering; K.B. Lee - Chemical Engineering; Deb McAvoy - Civil Engineering; David Koonce - Industrial Manufacturing and Systems Engineering; Thomas Scott - Industrial Technology; Jeffrey Giesey - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Dennis Irwin - Dean, Ex-officio; Charles R. Stuckey - Russ College Board of Advisors; Herman Hill - Co-director, Manasseh Cutler Scholars Program; Dan Squiller - Russ College Board of Visitors; Mark Weinberg - Director, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. Leadership: Director, David Bayless; Associate Director, Kevin Crist of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Founding Director and Dean Emeritus, T. Richard Robe

Russ College Multicultural Outreach Advisory Board

  • Rosemary Lips - Regina High School
  • Marie Walsh - Hathaway Brown School/Notre Dame College
  • Renee Manuel - Shaker Heights High
  • Carolyn Garvin - Shaker Heights High
  • Deborah Moore - Shaw High School
  • Michelle Phelps - Tri Heights Career Development Program
  • Kate Schwab - CMSD Dept. of Postsecondary Education
  • Kristie Lewis - Lincoln West
  • Maxine Jackson - Max Hayes High School
  • Brenda Gay - Warrensville Heights High
  • Dr. Terry McCue - Hathaway Brown School
  • Cathy Szendry - Saint Ignatius High School
  • Jason Gerrick - Holy Name High School
  • Lauren Brandon - Beaumont School
  • Tom Splawski - St. Edward High School
  • Tracey Stockard - Gilmour Academy
  • Chestina Holly - St. Peter Chanel

Russ College Board of Visitors

Philip Yoder, BFA '68;  BSIE '48; Mark Arnold, BSISE '81; Gregg Bauer, BSEE '75; Emmett Boyle MS '70; Deborah Burke, BSCHE '85; Richard Dickerson, BSCE '80; Gretchen Dietrich, BSIT ‘90; James D. Edwards, BSCH '70; Raymon B. Fogg, Sr., BSCE '53; Paul Gydosh, BSEE '74; Bruce Larcomb, BSCE '62; Carla Lucchino, MSIS '82; Tom Moehring, BSME ‘06, MSME '09; Cruse Moss, BSIE '48 (Lifetime member); Jack D. Myslenski, BSIT '73; David Pidwell BSEE '69, MSISE '70; Chuck Stuckey, BSME '66; Lex Tisdale, BSIS ‘85; April Welshans, BSCE '07

Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology

The Institute for Corrosion and Multiphase Technology's board is a consortium of members who support the institute in return for access to its research data.