The College of Engineering Leadership Board consists of engineering and computer science leaders from Alabama and the United States. The board assists the College in its drive for enhanced excellence. Roles and activities envisioned for the board include:

  • Guidance on the direction and goals of the College of Engineering
  • Leadership and assistance in identifying resource needs and planning and promoting development activities directed to individuals, companies and foundations
  • Providing feedback to ensure graduates are prepared through College educational programs to meet the anticipated needs of industry
  • Advocacy of College interests within and outside the University
James R. “Jim” Azar Jr.

James R. “Jim” Azar Jr.

Chief Technology Officer

Orasi Software Inc.

Marietta, GA

James C. Bambarger

James C. Bambarger, P.E.

Chairman Emeritus

TTL, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

Brian Douglas Barr

Brian Douglas Barr

Regional President

Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Birmingham, AL

W. Donald Bell

W. Donald Bell

Consultant and Investor

Sedona, AZ

E. Glenn Bishop

E. Glenn Bishop, P.E.

Senior Principal

LBYD, Inc.

H. Clay Bright, III

H. Clay Bright, III

Vice President

Brasfield & Gorrie

Nashville, TN

Robin B. Buckelew

Robin B. Buckelew, Ph.D., P.E.

Retired, Director for Weapons Development and Integration

U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal

Huntsville, AL

S T Bunn

S T Bunn

President

ST Bunn Construction Company, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

Joseph E. Cates

Joseph E. Cates, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and CTO

Universal Pictures

San Marino, CA

Ronald E. Chronister

Ronald E. Chronister

Director, Army, Cyber and Missile Defense Programs

Dynetics, Inc.

Athens, AL

John R. Cobb

John R. Cobb, P.E., DBIA

President

CCE, LLC

Fernandina Beach, FL

Clint S. Coleman

Clint S. Coleman

Vice President, Engineering

ADTRAN

Huntsville, AL

Mark E. Cooper

Mark E. Cooper

Chief of Staff/Surgeon

The Surgical Clinic

Nashville, TN

John Covington

John Covington

President and CEO

Chesapeake Consulting, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Sheila Cummings

Founder, President, CEO

Cummings Aerospace, Inc

Huntsville, AL

James Robert Dalrymple

Ooltewah, TN

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Milton A. Davis

Director of Industrial Business Development

BL Harbert International

Birmingham, AL

Edward Day

Edward Day, VI

Retired, President & CEO

Mississippi Power Company

Birmingham, AL

Thomas E. Doster

Thomas E. Doster III

CEO and Chairman

Doster Construction Company, Inc.

Birmingham, AL

Robert Drummond

Robert Drummond

President and Chief Executive Officer

Key Energy Services, Inc.

Richmond, TX

Chuck Ernst

Chuck Ernst

Retired, Chief Engineer

Honda North America Services

Miramar Beach, FL

Marce Fuller

Marce Fuller

Retired, President, & CEO

Mirant Corporation

Sarasota, FL

Daniel K. Glover

Daniel K. Glover

Vice President Power Delivery - Distribution

Alabama Power

Birmingham, AL

Robert H. Haubein

Robert H. Haubein, P.E.

Retired, Executive Vice President

Southern Company Generation

Tuscaloosa, AL

Michael Johns

Michael Johns

Vice President, Engineering

Southern Research Institute

Tuscaloosa, AL

Philip C. Johnston

Philip C. Johnston

Vice President, Engineering

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc.

Vance, AL

Tom Kilgore

Tom Kilgore

Retired, Chief Executive Officer and President

The Tennessee Valley Authority

Knoxville, TN

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Robert M. Lightfoot Jr.

President

LSINC Corporation

Huntsville, AL

Catherine E. Massey

Co-Founder & CEO

Law Docs Xpress

Atlanta, GA

N. Hugh Mathews

N. Hugh Mathews, P.E.

President and CEO

England, Thims & Miller, Inc.

Jacksonville, FL

Greg Mays

Greg Mays

Vice President - Maintenance and Engineering

Alaska Airlines

Issaquah, WA

Leroy McAbee

Leroy McAbee

Chief Executive Officer

McAbee Construction

Tuscaloosa, AL

H. Dean McClure

H. Dean McClure

President & CEO

TTL, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

Steve McCord

Steve McCord

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Hoar Construction

Birmingham, AL

Douglas A. Moore

Douglas A. Moore

Vice President and CTO

ISCS, Inc.

Birmingham, AL

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Scott Moore

Transmission Senior VP of Transmission

Alabama Power Company

Hoover, AL

Richard Mullen

Richard Mullen

President and Chief Operating Officer

Drummond Co., Inc.

Birmingham, AL

Rick-Nail

Richard A. Nail, II

Senior Principal and Executive Vice President

LBYD, Inc.

Birmingham, AL

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W. Gary Nichols

President and Chief Operating Officer

McAbee Construction, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

Jonathan D. Noland

Jonathan D. Noland

National Sales Manager

ACIPCO

Birmingham, AL

J. Michael O'Brien

J. Michael O’Brien

Vice President Sales and Secretary

American Cast Iron Pipe Company

Birmingham, AL

Thomas L. Patterson

Thomas L. Patterson

Chairman

DAXKO, Inc.

Pensacola, FL

Thomas Perrine

Thomas F. Perrine, PE

Vice President - Engineering

Austal USA

Mobile, AL

Charles M. Rampacek

Charles M. Rampacek

President and CEO

CMR Energy Consultants LLP

Fredericksburg, TX

Mike Rehwinkel

Mike Rehwinkel

Retired, Executive Chairman of the Board

EVRAZ North America

Chicago, IL

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Chris Richards

Chief Marketing Officer

AM/NS Calvert

Calvert, AL

Davis E. Richards

Senior Vice President of Operations

Energen Corp.

Birmingham, AL

John Richardson

John Richardson

President and COO

Energen Corp.

Hoover, AL

Van L. Richey

Van L. Richey

President and CEO

American Cast Iron Pipe Company

Birmingham, AL

Jonathan Sharpe

Jonathan Sharpe

Director, Weapon Systems Integration

Huntsville Site Director

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Huntsville, AL

Michael C. Simmons

Michael C. Simmons

President, Express Scale Parts

President, Quality Air Solutions

VIC Systems International

Lenexa, KS

Randy C. Skagen

Randy C. Skagen

Vice President and General Manager

Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, Inc.

Tuscaloosa, AL

mike-stevenson

Michael E. Stevenson

President and COO

Intercontinental Exchange

Norcross, GA

Charles A. Vice

Charles A. Vice

President and COO

Intercontinental Exchange

Atlanta, GA

Matt Watkins

Matt Watkins

Staffing and Development Department Manager

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC

Lincoln, AL

Rolf Wrona

Rolf K. Wrona

Vice President of Human Resources

Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.

Vance, AL