civil engineering advisory board

Mission Statement

The Civil Engineering Advisory Board commits to sharing its professional experience as practitioners and leaders for the purpose of providing expert guidance to LTU in the education of engineers, ultimately supporting the University’s overall Mission and Vision. The Board meets regularly with LTU faculty to discuss current needs and future trends in the Civil Engineering industry, advising on best industry practices, technology, areas of industry growth, curriculum, outreach, and opportunities for the professional community to engage with students for their continuous success.
Vision Statement

LTU’s Civil Engineering programs will be nationally and internationally recognized for rigorous emphasis on engineering fundamentals, innovative research, and challenging hands-on learning projects that are delivered in a progressive, multicultural environment. The Board’s contribution results in an exceptionally well-prepared, diverse generation of engineers capable of independent learning, practical application, and global leadership to improve their communities, our profession, and society.

Advisory Board Members

The Civil Engineering Advisory Board (CEAB) is led by David Ruby, Chair, and Cheryl Gregory, Vice-Chair. As leaders in the civil engineering community, the eminent board members listed below have provided leadership and guidance to the civil engineering program over most of the previous decade.

Brian Biasutto Brian Biasutto (BSCE '86)
Director of CMT Services
McDowell & Associates
  Remo Mastroianni Remo Mastroianni, P.E., LEED AP (BSCE '81)
Engineering Manager
Walbridge
Mark Chaput Mark Chaput, P.E. (BSCE '87)
Deputy Director, Bureau
of Field Services, MDOT
  John Raimondo John Raimondo, P.E. (BSCE '91)
Corporate Director, Director International Operations
Roncelli, Inc.
Matthew Chynoweth Matthew Chynoweth, P.E.
Deputy Metro Region Engineer
MDOT
  Charles J. Roarty Charles J. Roarty, Jr., P.E.
Senior Vice President
NTH Consultants, Ltd.
Suzanne R. Coffey Suzanne R. Coffey, P.E. (BSCE '92)
Chief Planning Officer
Detroit Water & Sewerage Department
  William Rohleder William Rohleder, Jr., P.E., S.E.
Senior Vice President & Project Development
FIGG
James J. Cole, Jr. James J. Cole, Jr., AIC, CPC, LEED AP (BSCE '78)
Senior Advisor
Brinker Team
  David I. Ruby

David I. Ruby, P.E., S.E., F. ASCE, SECB
Chairman, Founding Principal
Ruby & Associates, PC

Chair, CEAB

George Fadool

George Fadool, P.E. (BSCE '81)
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Skanska USA  Inc.

   Philip Sanzica  

Philip Sanzica, P.E.
Chief Deputy Water Resources Commissioner
Oakland County

Cheryl L. Gregory

Cheryl L. Gregory, P.E. (BSCE '88)
Vice President, Director of Engineering 
Spalding DeDecker Assoc., Inc.
Vice-Chair, CEAB

  Ian Schonsheck

Ian Schonsheck, P.E. (BSCE '79)
CEO (Retired)
Schonsheck Inc.

Victor Judnic Victor Judnic, P.E.
Associate Vice President
HNTB Corporation
  Jason Stoops Jason B. Stoops, P.E.
Office Manager & Project Manager
G2 Consulting Group
James E. Like James E. Like (BSCE '86)
Project Director/SE Michigan Regional Manager
Christman Constructors, Inc.
  Brian M. Volpe Brian M. Volpe, P.E., S.E., LEED AP (BSCE '99)
Chief Engineer
Cives Corporation
      Nicholas Zager Nicholas Zager, P.E. (BSCE ’01)
Chief, Geotechnical & Structures Branch
US Army Corps of Engineers
Emeritus Advisory Board Members

Richard O. Anderson Richard O. Anderson
P.E., Hon.M. ASCE
Principal Engineer
Somat Engineering, Inc.
  Andrew Rener Andrew Rener, P.E., D.B.I.A.
(BSCE '99 & MCE '00)
Vice President of Operations
Bouma Construction
Daniel G. Fredendall Daniel G. Fredendall, P.E.
Executive Vice President
OHM
  Kirk T. Steudle Kirk T. Steudle, P.E. (BSCE '87)
Director
State of Michigan Department of Transportation