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Leadership & Advisory Council

COS Advisory Council

The College of Science is served by an advisory council of college alumni and friends with expertise in varied fields in academia, industry and public service. Its members provide invaluable ideas, insights and advice to enhance the relationship between the College of Science and its constituent communities to assist in providing quality programs for its students and advancing the College's goals and overall strategic vision.

Ron Bath
Founder/owner, The RJ Bath Group

Gayle Block
Owners, Thunder Canyon Golf & Country Club

John Burrows
President & CEO, Cyanco Holding Corporation

Ann Carpenter
President, Remote Energy Solutions

Scott Chadwick
President, Pacific Pharmaceutical Services and Founder/President, Waterloo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ralph Courtnay
IT Executive (retired)

Stephen Durham
Corporate Vice President, Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Edward Epperson
President & CEO, Carson-Tahoe Regional Healthcare

Stephen E. Frank
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Southern California Edison (Retired)

John Gibson
Board Chair, American Pacific Corporation

Char Hagemann
Director of Development, College of Science

Bill Honjas
President & CEO, Optim

Charles Liotta
Chair, Department of Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology

Hawley MacLean
Managing Partner, MacLean Financial Group

Gene McClelland
President, McClelland Laboratories, Inc.

Bob Mead
Emeritus Dean, College of Arts & Science; Emeritus College of Science Faculty

Jim Megquier
Retired, Maxillofacial Surgeon (retired)

Tina Satterwhite
Associate Director of Laboratory Screening, Charles River Laboratories, Inc.

Jeffrey S. Thompson
Dean, College of Science 

David P. Westfall
Emeritus Dean, College of Science and VP of Academic Affairs

College of Science Leadership

  • Jeffrey S. Thompson, Dean
  • Russ Fields, Director
    Mackay School of Earth Sciences & Engineering
  • Gina Tempel, Associate Dean
    Director of Women in Science & Engineering
  • Katherine McCall, Associate Dean & Acting Chair
  • Jack Hayes, Chair
    Department of Biology
  • Sean Casey, Chair
    Department of Chemistry
  • Javier Rojo, Chair
    Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Paul Neill, Chair
    Department of Physics
  • Scott Mensing, Chair
    Department of Geography
  • Greg Arehart, Chair
    Department of Geological Sciences & Engineering
  • James Hendrix, Chair
    Department of Mining Engineering
  • Jim Faulds, Director
    Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
  • Graham Kent, Director
    Nevada Seismological Laboratory

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