Advisory Board

College Advisory Boards

Thank you, Industrial Advisory Board and Early Career Advisory Board members! These industry leaders draw on valuable engineering, business and academic experiences in their service to the college. Their insight helps College of Engineering administrators set priorities that advance college excellence in research and education and strengthen connections with alumni and industry.

Ex-officio:
 Ian M. RobertsonDean, 
College of Engineering 
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Industrial Advisory Board

Richard Antoine

Cynthia Bachmann (IAB chair)—Vice President, 
Engineering, Kohler Kitchen & Bath

William C. Beckman

Thomas J. Boldt, CEO, Boldt Construction

Vincent S. Chan—Director, 
Theory & Computational Science 
Energy Group, General Atomics

Kim ChristopherVice President, 
Vision Strategic Solutions, 
UnitedHealthCare

Donna J. Fairbanks—Chief Technology Officer, 
GE Sensing and Inspection Technologies

R. Fenton-May, Chairman and CEO, CarrierWeb/e*freightvac LLC

David C. Franchino—President and Principal, 
Design Concepts

Thomas F. GunkelCEO and President, 
Mortenson Construction

Brian HaasVice President, Global Customer Operations, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, KLA-Tencor Corp.

Michael J. HarshVice President and Chief Technology Officer, GE Healthcare

Mark A. HenningGeneral Manager, 
Dow Microbial Control, The Dow Chemical Company

Jay V. IhlenfeldSenior Vice President (retired), 
Asia Pacific, 3M; 
Director, Celanese Corp.

Jane Mandula—Co-owner and Vice President (retired), 
Gen/Tran Corp.

James R. MeisterVice President, 
Operations Support, Exelon Nuclear

William J. MoorePresident, 
PacMoore

Susan B. OrtenstoneSenior VP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Center Point Energy

James E. RekoskeVice President and GM, 
Renewable Energy and Chemicals, Honeywell’s UOP

Michael RunningVice President, Global Operations, Plexus Engineering Solutions

Tom StillPresident, 
Wisconsin Technology Council

James H. ThompsonSenior Vice President, 
Engineering, Qualcomm Inc.