The Industry Advisory Board provides guidance to our program through:

  • Review of strategic plans
  • Review of curriculum
  • Oversight of budget, expenditures, and personnel hires

Board Members

Dave Alexander
Brix Paving Northwest, Inc.
Sherwood, Oregon

Jay D. McRae   
The McRae Group

Michael Baker
David Evans and Associates, Inc.
Portland, Oregon

Jeff Nakashima   
Fortis Construction, Inc.   
Portland, Oregon

Kent Boden 
Kiewit Pacific Structures 
Concord, California
CE

Cathy Nelson  
ODOT  
Salem, Oregon 
CE

Chris Burke 
Intermountain Slurry Seal Inc.
Sparks, Nevada 
CE

Lainee Perala  
Perlo Construction   
Portland, Oregon

Travis Casch  
Jacobs  
Boise, Idaho

Brian Price 
Andersen Construction Company

Dan Collins 
Traylor Brothers  
Long Beach, California 
CEM

Harold D. "Hal" Pritchett     
Professor Emeritus   
CEM

Jeff Firth  
Hamilton Construction Co.  
Springfield, Oregon

 

Jennifer Rosales   
City of Costa Mesa, California   
Costa Mesa, California 

Walt Gamble 
Gamble Consulting Services 
West Linn, Oregon 
CEM

 

David Schmidt   
Skanska USA Building   
Beaverton, Oregon
CEM

Karen Garmire  
US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District  
Vancouver, Washington

Kevin Sund   
Hoffman Construction, Inc.   
Portland, Oregon

Tom Gerding 
T. Gerding Construction 
Corvallis, Oregon 
CEM

Richard Tolvstad   
RT & Associates   
Oregon City, Oregon
CEM

Larry Hansen 
Retired, AMEC 
Tempe, Arizona
CE

Steve Townsen 
Portland Office of Transportation   
Portland, Oregon  
CE  

 

Miki Hipp
Swinerton
Sherwood, Oregon

Parker Verhaeghe 
P & C Construction 
Portland, Oregon

Ric Linares  
CRH Americas Materials, Inc.  
Salem, Oregon

Dan Zylkowski 
Howard S. Wright 
Portland, Oregon

Kathleen Mannion 
Carollo Engineers

 

Steve Malany   
P & C Construction   
Gresham, Oregon  
CEM