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School of Engineering and Computer Science
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Dean's Council

The Dean’s Council is a membership of distinguished professionals who advise and assist the dean in strategic planning, short and long-term goals, community outreach, and development. In addition, Council members provide:

  • School of Engineering and Computer ScienceCommunity and business expertise
  • Advocacy for the School with the broader community
  • Assistance in strategic planning
  • Assistance in the development and implementation of short and long-term goals
  • Guidance in maintaining the national and international reputation of the School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Assistance in development efforts for generating support for education, research and experiential learning

Active Council members include:

Faisal Abdulaziz Al-Ragom, '91

Technical Director, Gulfnet Communications

Fawzi Al-Saleh, ‘62

President, Boston Projects, Inc. 
CEO, Musaed Al-Saleh & Sons

Richard Baun, ‘86

Engineering Consultant

Walt Baun, ‘53

President,  WAB Unlimited
Former Pacific Regent

Elena Benton, ‘83

State Telecommunications Engineer

Mark Bluth, ‘78

Vice President, Network Appliance, Inc.

Ingrid Batiste-Hunt, '03

Co-Founder, COO e-Modelers

George T. Campbell

President, C.O.O. Valimet, Inc.

Ali Esmail Dashti, '91

President, Axis Solutions, Kuwait

Stephen Essoyan, ‘85
Committee Chairman

President, DSS Construction

Rick Fitz, '87

Vice President, Product Management Computer Associates

Glenn Goddard, ‘83

Project Manager, Parson’s Engineering

Rich Goldberg

Vice President, Cisco

Marc Goto, ‘61

President, Fawzi/Goto Vineyards
(Retired) Director of Public Works

Drew Henry, ‘85

Senior Vice President, SanDisk Corporation

Henry Hirata, ‘64

Former Director of Public Works

John Hyjer, ‘77

1st Vice President Investments, Equity Residential

Tawfic S. Khoury, ‘80

Executive Vice President, Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC), Greece and Dubai, UAE

Ken Kjeldsen, ‘63

President (Retired), Kjeldsen Sinnock and Neudeck

Steven Leer, ‘75

President and Chief Executive Officer, Arch Coal  Corporation

Christine Lindow, ‘81

Vice President, Northern California Regional Manager Lee & Ro, Inc

Joe Murphy, ‘85

Partner, Dillon & Murphy

Rick Nemetz, ‘62

President, R. A. Nemetz Construction Co., Inc.

Jack L. Patton, ‘68

General Manager, GE Aero Energy Products

David Raube, ‘62

President, CE Raube Vineyards

Michael Roland

Vice President, E.J. Gallo

Ron Shelly, ‘65

President (Retired), Solectron Corp.

Steve Sherman

Former Senior V.P., Optoelectronics – Fairchild

Janet Spears

Chief Operating Officer, East Bay Community Foundation

Doug Urbick, ‘81

President, Hazard Construction

Pete Wallace, ‘59

President (Retired), Wallace Enterprises