Advisory Board

Geomatics Engineering Program

The mission of the Advisory Board is to assist the Geomatics Engineering Program achieve its academic mission. The advisory board is comprised of practitioners from consulting firms and government agencies committed to academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Following are some of the primary roles of the advisory board:

  • Advise faculty on desired program outcomes, learning objectives, and other educational issues, as constituents representing the community of employers of graduates
  • Provide advice on the needs of, and trends within, engineering practice
  • facilitate cooperation among individual businesses, community, governmental groups, professional organizations, practicing professionals, and the students and faculty of the program
  • Help recruit practitioners to support faculty’s needs for adjunct instruction
  • Serve as industry contacts for faculty
  • Serve as a lobby group for geomatics engineering education causes

Membership

The board shall consist of professionals from pertinent Geomatics Engineering disciplines with experience in the public and private sector. Members are selected and appointed by the Coordinator of the Geomatics Engineering Program for a three year term (renewable).

Meetings

The advisory board meets two times per year (once every semester). Prior to each meeting, the Chair of the Advisory Board in close consultation with the Coordinator of the Geomatics Engineering Program will issue an agenda for distribution to all board members and the Geomatics Engineering faculty.

Current Members

Ken Meme (GME Advisory Board President)
Towill. Inc.

Hans I. Haselbach
Leica Surveying Systems

Alan Mikuni
Towill. Inc.

Larry E. Johnson
Mark Thomas and Associates

Kristy Comerer
Cross Land Surveying, Inc.

Jim Appleton
California Department of Transportation

 Alan D. Frank
Johnson Frank and Associates

Scott B. Miller
BAE Systems

Travis Bohan
Bed Rock Engineering

Christopher Curtis
CBC Surveys

John MCDougal
PG&E