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!
Chair: Mark W. Askew (BSCE '76), A2H, Inc. - Engineers • Architects • Planners
Dr. Kenneth Ball, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
Dr. Steven J. Bares, Memphis Bioworks Foundation
Don Bradford, EnSafe, Inc.
Jeff Breazeale, Vanguard Soap and Valley Products Co.
Vice Chair: 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 (retired)
J. G. (Joe) Durante, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
Jodie Gilmore, Onyx Medical, an Elos Medtech Company
William O. Hagerman (BSCE, '74), Dunavant Enterprises, Inc.
Robert M. Knecht, MBA, Division of Public Works, City of Memphis
Dennis W. Koerner, ITN, LLC
Stephen Liberto (BSET '81), FedEx (retired)
Michael Macyauski, FedEx
Brian McDaniel (BSME '90), MicroPort Orthopedics
Eddie Moore, Cambridge Logistics
John Pafford (BSET, '87), SpineWave, Inc.
James M. Phillips, NanoMech, Inc. World Headquarters
Michael Pohlman, Pickering, Inc.
Jean Redfield (BSCE, '81), Fordsell Machine Products Company
Christopher B. Roberts, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University
Jon C. Serbousek, Biomet, Inc.
Robert Stephens (BSEE, '91), PwC
Ted Townsend, The University of Memphis
Bobby Wharton (BSET, '75), G & W Diesel | Emergency Vehicle Specialists
Laura Whitsitt (BSME, '87; MS, '88), Smith & Nephew, Inc.