skip navigation

Florida Gulf Coast University

Website Directory  

U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering

Engineering Council



  QR Code - Engineering CouncilMission & Vision Statement:

Mission: The Engineering Council will actively Advise, Advocate, and Advance on behalf of the College, and will provide leadership for the College’s quest to grow strategically and to deliver unsurpassed value in engineering education.

Vision: The Engineering Council will be instrumental in enabling the College to succeed in completing its mission and strategic plan. The Council will be a model of effective support to a young engineering college by being visionary planners, passionate advocates, and steadfast agents for advancement.

Click here for:  Engineering Council Description
Click here for:  Engineering Council Contact List


Liaison to University Advancement: Bill Rice
VP of Advancement: Chris Simoneau

Executive Committee
Chair:  Gary Griffin
Vice Chair:  Jeff Wilson
Liaison:  Richard Behr

Strategic Planning
Chair:  Tom Taylor
Members: Carl Barraco, Tom Corcoran, G. Burtt Holmes, Thomas Perry, Jason Sain, Mike Smith
Liaison:  Robert O'Neill

Chair: Richard Lewis
Members: Ron Abboud, Chris Allen, Jack Dillon, Dana Hume, Steve Shimp
Liaison:  Lisa Zidek

Chair:  Trudi Williams
Members: Fred Edman, Josh Evans, Chris Geiger, Dahai Guo, Bob Kramer, Frank Maas
Liaison:  Richard Behr

Upcoming Meetings:

Next meeting to be held in Fall 2016

Council AGENDAS for Upcoming Meetings:

Council MINUTES from Previous Meetings:

Minutes from 11/04/13 Meeting
Minutes from 2/26/14 Meeting
Minutes from 11/14/14 Meeting
Minutes from 11/6/15 Meeting