Herff Advisory Council
Dean Richard Sweigard has convened a group of executives from industry and academia to advise him on future directions, challenges and opportunities for the College. This Advisory Council offers input on how the Herff College of Engineering can recruit outstanding faculty, set priorities, impact future technologies and garner the additional resources necessary to bring the College to the next level of excellence. Dean Sweigard and the College are grateful for the advice and service of the individuals below!
Mark W. Askew (BSCE '76), Askew Hargraves Harcourt and Associates, Inc.
Donald O. Barber (MS, '83), FedEx (retired)
Dr. Steven J. Bares, Memphis Bioworks Foundation
George D. Barnes, Buchart-Horn, Inc. (retired)
Don Bradford, EnSafe, Inc.
Laura J. Campbell (BSEE '91; MS '92), Tennessee Valley Authority
Tommy Carls, Medtronic
Jerry R. Collins, Jr. (BSCE '75; MS '76), Memphis Light, Gas & Water
Chair: William O. Hagerman (BSCE, '74), Dunavant Enterprises
Robert M. Knecht, MBA, Division of Public Works, City of Memphis
Dennis W. Koerner, ITN, LLC
Thomas W. Lester, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky
Stephen Liberto (BSET '81), FedEx (retired)
James Liles (BSEE, '71), Liles Engineering Design Consultants, LLC
Michael Macyauski, FedEx
Masako Mayes, Hino Motors Manufacturing
John Pafford (BSET, '87), SpineWave, Inc.
Robert M. Pap, Accurate Automation Corporation
James M. Phillips, NanoMech Corporation
Michael Pohlman, Pickering, Inc.
Christopher B. Roberts, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University
Jon C. Serbousek, Biomet, Inc.
Robert Stephens (BSEE, '91), PwC
Ted Townsend, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Bobby Wharton (BSET, '75), G & W Diesel / Emergency Vehicle Specialists
Laura Whitsitt (BSME, '87; MS, '88), Smith & Nephew, Inc.