Dean's Advisory Board

The SDSU 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. The Advisory Board is comprised of the following three sub-committees:

Development Committee

Assists in helping the College of Engineering (CoE) identify potential donors, both individuals and corporations, to enhance learning and discovery, and to foster collaboration and innovation that will accelerate SDSU's climb into the ranks of the top public research universities.

Industry Partners Committee

Advises Engineering students in their quest for internships and job opportunities after graduation.  Assists Engineering faculty and students to establish research partnerships and collaborations with industry.

Student Success Committee

Assists in creating transformational experiences for Engineering students by strengthening the internship and mentorship programs that provide opportunities for students to connect with industry professionals.

Portrait of Roger BallRoger Ball*

President
Rick Engineering Company 

 

Portrait of Daniel BrownDaniel Brown

Vice President 
Technology Development, ASML

 

Portrait of Jordan EvansJordan Evans*

Deputy Director for Engineering & Science Directorate 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

 

Tom FranklinTom Franklin*

Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

 

 

Georgia GriffithsGeorgia Griffiths

President/CEO
G2 Software Systems

 

 

Mark KohlheimMark Kohlheim

Vice President
CACI

 

 

Peter MacLagganPeter MacLaggan*

Vice President
Poseidon Water

 

 

Joe PanettaJoe Panetta

President and CEO
Biocom

 

Scott WinshipScott Winship*

Sector VP Advanced Programs
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

                                        

Irwin ZahnIrwin Zahn

Founder
Moxie Foundation

 

 

 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE LIAISONS

Portrait of Chris RootChris Root* 

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

 

 * SDSU Alumnus

 

Portrait of David BarachDavid Barach*

Principal Partner
Cepheus Capital Partners

 

Stephen Patrick Doyle Stephen Patrick Doyle*

President 
Sandy Point Properties, LLC

 

Mark FilancMark Filanc

Chief Executive Officer
J.R. Filanc Construction Company, Inc.

 

David GeierDavid Geier*

Senior Vice President, Electric Operations
San Diego Gas & Electric

 

Joe KianiJoe Kiani*

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Masimo Corporation

 

Bill LeonhardBill Leonhard*

Colonel
Retired

 

Pedro Orso DelgadoPedro Orso-Delgado*

Independent Consultant

 

Kenneth D SlaghtKenneth D. Slaght

Co-Chair
Cyber Center of Excellence    

 

CAPT Mel YokoyamaCAPT Melvin K. Yokoyama, Jr.

Commanding Officer 
SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific