The advisory council for Women in Engineering for the College of Engineering at The University of Akron

Women in Engineering Advisory Council

The objective of the Advisory Council is to involve community leaders in the recruitment and retention of our next generation of female engineering leaders. The Advisory Council consists of a group of established local leaders who are passionate advocates for encouraging more women engineers in the world.

2020-2021 Advisory Council Members

Barbara Aichinger
Vice President, New Business Development
FuturePlus Systems Corporation

Dr. Brian Arbuckle
Emeritus Member

Mr. Scott C. Armstrong
Deputy Project Manager
Parsons | Welty | Thomarios

Brian Neiss
Site Lead
Lockheed Martin

Ms. Lynn Brocco (Emeritus Member)
Co-Founder and VP, Hardware Engineering

Elissa Comis
Sr. Project Consultant
McMillen Jacobs Associates

Dr. Teresa Cutright
Professor, Civil Engineering
The University of Akron

Christine Domer
General Manager, Akron Laboratories & Tire Services
Smithers Rapra

Mrs. Margaret Donovan
Emeritus Member

Marle Fernandez
Project Manager-Aerospace Bearings
The Timken Company

Mr. Awald Langenfeld
Senior Project Manager
Cargill Salt

Ms. Cheryl McKinney
President, Toledo Refining Group and Strategy VP East of Rockies
BP Refining and Marketing

Ms. Lynn Miggins
KS Associates

Melissa Patterson
Mechanical Engineer, Ice Protection and Heated Composites
Collins Aerospace

Dr. Dane Quinn
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron

Sue Roberts
Manager, Manufacturing Engineering
Cosmo Corporation

Thomas Selleny
Multi-Site Plant Manager
PPG Industries

Dr. Mary Verstraete
Retired Interim Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Retired Assoc. Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Akron