civil engineering advisory board


Civil Engineering Advisory Board - Mission

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.

Civil Engineering Aboard Board - Vision

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.

Photo Not Available Len Becker, P.E.
Vice President, Michigan Office Leader
HNTB Michigan, Inc.
  James E. Like (BSCE '86)
Christman Constructors
Photo Not Available Brian Biasutto (BSCE '88)
Director of CMT Services
McDowell & Associates
  Remo Mastroianni Remo Mastroianni, P.E., LEED AP (BSCE '81)
Director of Lean, Quality and Sustainability
Walbridge Aldinger
Mark Chaput, P.E. (BSCE '87)
Deputy Director, Bureau
of Field Services, MDOT
  Photo Not Available John Raimondo, P.E. (BSCE '91)
Corporate Director, Director International Operations
Roncelli, Inc.
Matthew Chynoweth Matthew Chynoweth, P.E.
Engineer of Bridge Field Services
  Photo Not Available Charles J. Roarty, P.E.
Senior Vice President
NTH Consultants, Ltd.
Photo Not Available Suzanne R. Coffey, P.E. (BSCE '92)
Oakland County Water Resource Commissioner
  William Rohleder, Jr., P.E., S.E.
Senior Vice President & Project Development
James J. Cole, Jr., AIC, CPC (BSCE '78)
Brinker Team

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

Chair, CEAB

Tom Doran 95 Thomas M. Doran, P.E.
Principal/Vice President (Retired)
Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc.
  Ian Schonsheck, P.E. (BSCE '79)
Schonsheck Inc.
George Fadool, P.E. (BSCE '81)
Chief Compliance Officer
Skanska USA  Inc.
  Photo Not Available Jason B. Stoops, P.E.
Office Manager & Project Manager
G2 Consulting Group

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

Vice-Chair, CEAB

  Photo Not Available Brian M. Volpe, P.E., S.E., LEED AP (BSCE '99)
Vice President
Thornton Tomasetti

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., Dist M ASCE

Principal Engineer
Somat Engineering, Inc.

Daniel G. Fredendall, P.E.
Executive Vice President

Kirk T. Steudle   

Kirk T. Steudle, P.E. (BSCE '87)

State Of Michigan Department of Transportation



Andrew Rener, P.E., DBIA (BSCE '00)
Vice President of Operations 
Bouma Construction