Dean's Advisory Council

Comprised of corporate, business and community leaders, the Dean’s Advisory Council helps guide the College and ensure highest-quality education and career opportunities for students. The council:

  • Advocates the College’s strategic vision and priorities
  • Provides insight and expertise in developing goals
  • Helps plan new programs
  • Establishes best practices

2020-21 Members

Matt Petrime '93 (Chair)
VP and General Manager
Applied Medical

Mike Baghramian '66
Bager Electronics

Mario Cordero '74
Executive Director
Port of Long Beach

Michael Crawford '80
Sukut Construction

Thomas J. Croslin
VP Engineering (retired)
Boeing Southern California Commercial Airplanes

Jennifer Didlo '02
President (retired)
AES Southland and AES Hawaii

Rudy Duran
VP, Consumer Customer Support
Boeing Southern California Commercial Airplanes

Tom Foss (Immediate Past-Chair)
Griffith Co.

Patrick Goggin '87, '91
President (retired)
Boeing Defense, Space & Security Development

Georgia Griffiths '73
President and CEO
G2 Software Systems Inc.

Arnold Hackett '01
Interim CFO

Reginald I. Harrison
Deputy City Manager
City of Long Beach

Dan Hart
President and CEO
Virgin Orbit

Chris Hernandez '81
Sector VP, NG Next (retired)
Northrop Grumman

Said Hilal
President & CEO
Applied Medical

Philip June
VP, Safety and Quality
Boeing Global Services

Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice of Policy and Engineering
USC Virterbi School of Engineering

Karl Kreutziger
C.W. Driver

Ralph Larison
VP, Construction Division Manager
Herzog Contracting Corp.

Borja Leon
Managing Director
DeLeon Consulting Engineers

Al Moro
Executive Director (retired)
Port of Long Beach

Eric Nichol, Ph.D., P.E.
Moffatt & Nichol

Mike Niggli '71
President and COO (retired)
San Diego Gas & Electric

Cheryl Osborn
Casco Contractors Inc.

Kent Peterson, P.E. '86
VP and COO
P2S Engineering Inc.

Richard Shiozaki
Senior VP
DENSO Sales California Inc.

Rolando Saldana '92

Erik Takayesu '90
Senior VP, Asset Strategy & Planning

Mike Tanzillo
GM, Information Systems & Cybersecurity
The Aerospace Corp.

Mark Tokunaga
VP, Service Operations Technology
DreamWorks Animation

Cedric Williams '00
Chief Safety Officer
Southern California Gas Co.