Advisory Board

Ensuring Excellence

The JBU Engineering Advisory Board provides external guidance to the department regarding industrial and academic trends. Members bring a diversity of strengths and experience to each advisory position. Their input helps to ensure that our students:

  • Benefit from continuous improvements to the program
  • Are equipped to meet upcoming career demands
  • Are highly marketable post-graduation

Current Board Members (2015-2016)


Paul Antony

VP, Information Systems

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Bentonville, AR


Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.

Director, John Zink Institute

Tulsa, OK

Ethan Brown

Senior Electrical Engineering Group Leader

FlightSafety International - Simulation

Broken Arrow, OK 



Don Eben, CEO, EAB Vice-Chair

TXW Solutions

Siloam Springs, AR


Eric Freeman, BSME '80

Manager, Engineering &
Talent Development

TD Williamson, Inc.

Tulsa, OK



Stephen Genheimer, Ph.D.

VP, Seagate Technology (Retired)

Adjunct Professor
University of Oklahoma,

School of Industrial Engineering

Mustang, OK


Bart Gilbreath, P.E., LEED AP

Aviation Electrical Leader

Garver LLC

Fayetteville, AR



Otto J. Loewer, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological
& Agricultural Engineering

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR  72701


Brenton McLaury 

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK


Christopher Meagher, EAB Secretary

Executive Director, Global Transmissions
& Engineering
General Motors Company

Pontiac, Michigan


Keith Quiring

Manager, MSP430—Customer
Applications Engineer

Texas Instruments

Dallas, TX


Dave Steensland, EAB Chair
Retired 2015 from Navico Inc.

Last Position:

Engineering Services Technical Advisor

Tulsa, OK











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