The ME Industry Advisory Board serves as faculty-industry interface and helps the department deliver a quality education. The board provides guidance on the many facets of the profession: industry trends, state of technology, student learning outcome assessment, expectation on undergraduate and graduate education, training and employment opportunities.

Many board members are graduates of Seattle University, and serve as valuable networking resources for students and the department.

Board Members

* Former McNulty Award Recipients
Board Members Board Members
R. Sean Blechschmidt, EIT, CMfgE, C'14
Bridget Brewer, C'88
NIC Global 
Alex Byrne, C'03
Principal Engineer
Rhonda Cone, C'93 *
Global IFM/Dining Practice Lead
Brian Dressler, P.E., C'02
Senior Process Engineer - Cell Formation
Will Gibbs, C'08
CEO and Founder
Modica Microindustries, Inc.
Dr. Dodd Grande, Chair, C'80 *
Vice President of Engineering and Applications Development
Adaptive 3D
Michael Haynes, PE, C'81
Chief Operating Officer
Seattle City Light
Nicholas J. Hryciuk, C'13
Mechanical Project Engineer
PSR Mechanical
Tresha Lacaux, C'07
787 Director Airplane Level Integration
Mike Larson
Director of Engineering Education
Noelle Parlier, C'02
Chief Engineer Australia
Christopher Payne, C'00
Vice President BDS (Boeing Defense & Space) Mobility & Surveillance – Division Chief Engineer
Boeing Defense & Space
Aaron Serabia, C'06
Structural Analyst
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Alec Wong, PE
Senior Project Engineer, retired
formerly Kenworth Truck Company