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

2022-23 Members

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

Mike Baghramian '66
Bager Electronics

Susan Brennan
5E Advanced Materials 

Mario Cordero '74
Executive Director
Port of Long Beach

Michael Crawford '80
Sukut Construction

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

Marwan Fawaz '87
Former Executive Advisor
Google and Alphabet

Tom Foss (Immediate Past-Chair)
Griffith Co.

Candace Givens
VP, OGS Business Unit
Northrop Grumman

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

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

Mike Guidry
Director of Engineering

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
Senior Vice President

Karl Kreutziger
C.W. Driver

Ralph Larison
VP, Construction Division Manager
Herzog Contracting Corp.

Borja Leon
Managing Director
D'Leon Consulting Engineers

Lynette McKinnon
Senior Director of Advanced Concepts 

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

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

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

Matt Petrime
VP and General Manager
Applied Medical

Rolando Saldana '92

Tom Soderstrom
Director of Chief Technologists
Amazon Web Services

Erik Takayesu '90
Senior VP, Asset Strategy & Planning

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

Mary Teichert
Teichert Inc.

Mark Tokunaga
VP, Service Operations Technology
DreamWorks Animation

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