School of Engineering and Information Systems Advisory Board

The School of Engineering and Information Systems has an advisory board composed of alumni and business leaders who have made substantial contributions in their professions. The board works with the faculty to ensure that the degree programs provide students with "real life" perspectives and that its activities serve the MSU service region.   The purpose of the Advisory Board is to ensure a positive linkage of SEIS with business, industry, education, government, and the engineering/technical management and technical education professions.  

Members of the board include: Thomas Bowen and Jeff Schaeffer, AEP; Richard Vincent, Associated General Contractors of KY; Katrina Bradley, At-Large; Dick Konopka, At-Large Christopher Daniels, Boneal Inc.; John Payne, Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors; Christopher Smith and Terry Fraley, Cooper Standard; Jeff Dupuy, Dynegy; Brian Coleman, Elkhorn Crossing School; Scott Ledford, General Shale; Doug Reeves, Greif, Inc.; Reginald Akpom, Hopkinsville Community College; Barry Phelps, KCTCS; Paul Daniel, KDMK;; Steve Gunnell, KY Transportation Cabinet; Wesley Conn, Lexmark; Matt Watson, Link-Belt Construction Equipment; Martha Williams, Martin County ATC; Jason Fights, Mazak Corporation; Toby Sorrell, Menifee County High School; Kent Flannery, Middough Inc.; Justin Hamilton, Nifco America; Bob Barton, Packs, Inc.; R.T. Sutton, Pentair Technical Products ; Richard Ramsdell, Ramsdell Consulting; Randy Norwood, Regal Beloit America, Inc.; Sanford Holbrook, Robertson County Schools; Sherrie Layne, Russell ATC; Rick Fraley, Sekisui; Tim Foster, Siemens; Gregg Jones, Square D/Schneider Electric; James Barber, SRG Global, Inc.; Adam Mellenkamp, Stober Drives, Inc.; Christie Smallwood and Aaron Franke, Summit Polymers, Inc.; Steve Defazio, Takumi Stamping Inc.; Herb Wedig, Technical Training Aids; Greg Spencer, The Walker Company; Tom Holland and Scott Brand, TMMK; Walt Pozgay (Advisory Board Chair), GE Appliances; David Opalka, Turner Construction; Charles Dunaway, United Group Services; and  Jimmy Miles, Whitesell Precision Components.