Department Advisory Board

The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Advisory Board advises the department head on matters related to undergraduate, graduate, research and outreach programs, including but not limited to curricula, accreditation, new programs, recruitment of students and faculty, and investment of resources. The Board meets twice per year in connection with our Senior Design Presentations.

The current members of the Department Advisory Board are:

Joe Armstrong
Transmission O&M Manager
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative

Robert Barnett
Senior Principal
Barnett, Jones, Wilson LLC

Glenn Bishop, PE
Senior Principal

Dr. Steven Burian, PE
Associate Professor
University, Utah

Suzanne Chapman
Brasfield and Gorrie

Rodney Chester, PE
Senior Vice President of Operations
Gresham, Smith & Partners

George Conner, PE
Southeast Engineer
ALDOT Bridge & Maintenance

Milton Davis, PE
Director, Industrial Business Development
B.L. Harbert International

Jimmy Duncan, PE, PLS, LEED, AP
McGiffert and Associates, LLC

Tim Leopard
Assistant Vice President
Construction Administration
University of Alabama

Wade Lowery, PE
Project Manager
Engineering Design Group

Hugh Mathews
England, Thims, Miller, Inc.

Steve McCord
Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
HOAR Construction

Sam McElroy, PE
Civil Services, LLC

Allen McGiffert
McGiffert and Associates, LLC

Kimberly Newton McMurray
Associate Principal
WardScott Architecture

Rick Nail, PE, LEED, AP BD+C
Executive Vice President
Senior Principal

Dr. Jami Nettles Ph.D
Research Hydrologist
Weyerhaeuser Co.

Russ Nevin, PE
Senior Engineering Manager
Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
Almon Associates

Major Ogilvie Jr.
Ready Mix USA

Phillip Owens, STS
Project Controls Manager
Project Manager

Courtney Pittman
Davis Architects

Dr. Walter Schoel III, PE
Walter Schoel Engineering Co. Inc.

Ken Todd
Project Manager
McAbee Construction

Tera Tubbs
Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation

Jason Walker
Walker Civil

Forest Wilson
TTL, Inc.