Dean's Advisory Board

SDSU's Engineering Dean's Advisory Board is made up of leaders from local industry, regional non-profit organizations and alumni who are committed to assuring the highest quality education for tomorrow's engineering workforce.

Portrait of Roger BallRoger Ball*

Rick Engineering Company 


 Portrait of Joe BeelJoe Beel

Stategic Programs Manager
Cisco Systems


Portrait of Daniel BrownDaniel Brown

Vice President 
Technology Development, Cymer, Inc.


Portrait of Jordan EvansJordan Evans*

Deputy Director for Engineering & Science Directorate 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory 


Portrait of Tom FranklinTom Franklin*

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


Portrait of Darren GreenhalghDarren Greenhalgh* 

Assistant Director, Environmental Services Department
City of San Diego


Portrait of Mark Kohlheim

Mark Kohlheim

Vice President


Portrait of Peter MacLaggan

Peter MacLaggan*

Vice President
Poseidon Water


Pedro Orso-Delgado

Pedro Orso-Delgado*

Independent Consultant



Portrait of Michael ReedMichael Reed

President, Power & Control Systems
L-3 Communications


Portrait of Kenneth D. SlaghtKenneth D. Slaght

Cyber Center of Excellence




Portrait of David BarachDavid Barach*

Principal Partner
Cepheus Capital Partners


Portrait of Captain BonitzCAPT Gisele Bonitz

Executive Officer
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific


Stephen Patrick Doyle Stephen Patrick Doyle*

Sandy Point Properties, LLC


Portrait of Frank FloresFrank Flores

Vice President
Engineering Growth & Advancement
Northrop Grumman Corporation


Portrait of David  Geier

David Geier*

Senior Vice President, Electric Operations
San Diego Gas & Electric


Portrait of Joe Kiani

Joe Kiani*

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Masimo Corporation


Portrait of Bill Leonhard

Bill Leonhard*



Portrait of Ziad Mansour

Ziad Mansour*

Senior Vice President of Engineering


Portrait of Joe PanettaJoe Panetta

President and CEO


Portrait of Chris RootChris Root* 

Advanced Technologies & Innovation IPT Lead 
NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW)


Portrait of Irwin ZahnIrwin Zahn

Moxie Foundation



*SDSU Alumnus