Board of Trustees

The UVA Engineering Foundation is managed by a Board of Trustees that provides fiscal oversight of the Foundation and strategic counsel to the Dean and leadership team. Below is a list of current Board members and their roles.

Officers

  • Robert E. Bremer

    Robert E. Bremer

    Charlottesville, VA


    UVEF Treasurer

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UVA, 1979; M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1980; MBA, Houston Baptist University, 1996

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  • Nancy Lyons Callahan

    Nancy Lyons Callahan

    Tampa, FL


    UVEF President-elect

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1982; MBA, Darden School of Business, UVA, 1984

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  • Sukhdeep S. "Gulu" Gambhir

    Sukhdeep S. "Gulu" Gambhir

    Vienna, VA


    UVEF Past President

    B.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1990; M.S. Operations Research, George Washington University, 1992; Ph.D. Systems Engineering, George Washington University, 1998

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  • Kathryn S. Harris

    Kathryn S. Harris

    Crozet, VA


    UVEF President

    B.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 2002; M.A. Security Studies, Georgetown University, 2008

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  • William Blaise Warren

    William Blaise Warren

    Atlanta, GA


    UVEF Secretary

    B.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 2002; J.D. Harvard Law School, 2005; MBA, The Wharton School, 2017

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Ex Officio Members

  • Adam N. Harrell Jr.

    Adam N. Harrell Jr.

    Richmond, VA


    Ex Officio - Appointee, Board of Visitors 

    B.A. History, UVA, 1979; J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1982

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  • Anne C. Kromkowski

    Anne C. Kromkowski

    Charlottesville, VA


    Ex Officio - Senior Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer, UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science

    B.A. Economics, New York University, 1986; MBA, Darden School of Business, UVA, 1992

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  • Melur "Ram" Ramasubramanian

    Melur "Ram" Ramasubramanian

    Charlottesville, VA


    Ex Officio - Appointee, Office of the President

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology; M.S. Applied Science, Miami University, 1983; Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 1987, Syracuse University

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  • Jennifer L. West

    Jennifer L. West

    Charlottesville, VA


    Ex Officio - Dean, UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992; Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996

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Trustees

  • Lauren Carter

    Lauren Carter

    Washington, D.C.


    Trustee

    B.S. Civil Engineering, UVA, 2014 

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  • William L. "Lee" DeLong III

    William L. "Lee" DeLong III

    McLean, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Civil Engineering, UVA, 1997

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  • William J. "Bill" Gorman Jr.

    William J. "Bill" Gorman Jr.

    San Francisco, CA


    Trustee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1982; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1986

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  • Natalie Grandison

    Natalie Grandison

    Washington, D.C.


    Trustee

    B.A. Sociology and Business, New York University, 2007; M.P.A. International Management, New York University 2009 

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  • Dayna Grayson

    Dayna Grayson

    Chevy Chase, MD


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1999; MBA, Harvard Business School, 2006

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  • Grace Grundy

    Grace Grundy

    Houston, TX


    Trustee

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UVA, 2012; MBA, Rice Business - Jones Graduate School of Business, 2019

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  • John Nisi

    John Nisi

    Poughkeepsie, NY


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1998

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  • Rixey Jones

    Rixey Jones

    Gainesville, GA


    Trustee

    B.S. Computer Science, UVA, 1983; M.S. Computer Science, UVA, 1985

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  • John B. Koch

    John B. Koch

    Tampa, FL


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1985; M.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1986

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  • Tiffany Sheldon Link

    Tiffany Sheldon Link

    McLean, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 1997; M.S. Biomedical Engineering, UVA, 1999

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  • Kristine Lipscomb

    Kristine Lipscomb

    New Canaan, CT


    Trustee

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UVA, 2009

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  • Russell B. Mait

    Russell B. Mait

    Kilmarnock, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1978; MBA, University of Richmond, 1983

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  • Thomas E. Noonan Jr.

    Thomas E. Noonan Jr.

    Charlottesville, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 2012; MBA, MIT Sloane School of Management, 2017

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  • John R. Peeler

    John R. Peeler

    Clarksburg, MD


    Trustee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1977; M.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1978

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  • Mike Raker

    Mike Raker

    Charlottesville, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 2000

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  • Hannah Richards

    Hannah Richards

    Boise, ID


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 2001; MBA, MIT Sloane School of Management, 2008

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  • Crystal C. Ro

    Crystal C. Ro

    Ellicott City, MD


    Trustee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 2001; M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University

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  • Jay Rolls

    Jay Rolls

    Cherry Hills Village, CO


    Trustee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1983; M.S. Systems Management, University of Southern California, 1988

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  • Jane B. Rudolph

    Jane B. Rudolph

    Leesburg, VA


    Trustee and Chair, Audit Committee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1979; ​M.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1984;  MBA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001

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  • John J. Sivolella

    John J. Sivolella

    Chatham, MA


    Trustee and Chair, Finance & Development Committee

    B.A. Rutgers University, 1987; M.P.A., Princeton University, 1991; J.D. New York University, 1992; Ph.D. Columbia University, 2013

  • Eric Starkloff

    Eric Starkloff

    Austin, TX


    Trustee

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1997

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  • Franco F. Tao

    Franco F. Tao

    Arlington, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1994; MBA, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2006 

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  • Daria S. Torres

    Daria S. Torres

    Mt. Laurel, NJ


    Trustee

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1996; M.S.E. Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, 1999; MBA, The Wharton School, 2000

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  • John Via III

    John Via III

    Houston, TX


    Trustee

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1984; M.S. Engineering Science, Lamar University, 1986; M.S. Chemical Engineering, Drexel University, 1991; M.S. Engineering Management, Drexel University, 1994; D.ENG. Engineering Management, Southern Methodist University, 2002; M.S. Manufacturing Systems Management, Southern Methodist University, 2003

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  • Leslie H. "Les" Williams Jr.

    Leslie H. "Les" Williams Jr.

    Arlington, VA


    Trustee

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UVA, 2000; MBA, Harvard Business School, 2005

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Pro Tempore Advisors

  • Kenneth A. Bronfin

    Kenneth A. Bronfin

    New York, NY


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1981

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  • Randy Daniel

    Randy Daniel

    Richmond, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1982; MBA, UVA Darden School of Business, 1986

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  • Justin L. Dean

    Justin L. Dean

    Washington, D.C.


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, UVA, 2001; MBA/M.Eng., Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, 2008

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  • John DeMaso

    John DeMaso

    Charlottesville, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Industrial and Engineering Operations, N.C. State University, 1968; MBA, College of William & Mary, 1972; Parent, UVA, 2001

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  • Vincent H. Derr

    Vincent H. Derr

    Charlottesville, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S., Civil Engineering, UVA, 1968, MBA, UVA Darden School of Business, 1973

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  • Douglas P. Garland

    Douglas P. Garland

    Charlottesville, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1983, M.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1987

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  • Michael N. Garrett

    Michael N. Garrett

    Sammamish, WA


    Pro Tempore Associate

    B.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1979

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  • Douglas D. Garson

    Douglas D. Garson

    Richmond, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1978; MBA - Marketing, Western New England University, 1980

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  • Ruth Firsching Haile

    Ruth Firsching Haile

    Charlottesville, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Civil Engineering, UVA, 1979; MBA, Loyola University Maryland, 1983

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  • Sidney M. Harrison Jr.

    Sidney M. Harrison Jr.

    Chester, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1975

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  • William I. "Bill" Huyett Jr.

    William I. "Bill" Huyett Jr.

    Concord, MA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Electrical  Engineering, UVA, 1977; MBA, UVA Darden School of Business, 1982

  • J. Brian Jackson

    J. Brian Jackson

    Charlottesville, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.A. Economics, Hampden-Sydney University; J.D., UVA School of Law, 1993

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  • Todd A. Kennedy

    Todd A. Kennedy

    Keswick, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1996

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  • Linwood A. "Chip" Lacy

    Linwood A. "Chip" Lacy

    Midlothian, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1967; MBA, UVA Darden School of Business, 1969

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  • Patti Melcher

    Patti Melcher

    Houston, TX


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1982; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1986

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  • Fran O'Sullivan

    Fran O'Sullivan

    Naples, FL


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Electrical Engineering, UVA, 1980

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  • Winfred "Win" Phillips

    Winfred "Win" Phillips

    Gainesville, FL


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1963; M.S. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1966; Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, UVA, 1968

  • Peter Quick

    Peter Quick

    Mill Neck, NY


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Civil Engineering, UVA, 1978

  • James E. Ryan Jr.

    James E. Ryan Jr.

    Richmond, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, UVA, 1968; J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1971

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  • Vicki Schmanske

    Vicki Schmanske

    McLean, VA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Applied Math/Computer Science, UVA, 1984

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  • Jill Tietjen

    Jill Tietjen

    Centennial, CO


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Applied Math, UVA, 1976

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  • Robert M. "Rob" Wadsworth

    Robert M. "Rob" Wadsworth

    Wellesley, MA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1982; MBA, Harvard Business School, 1986

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  • Stephen H. "Steve" Wadsworth

    Stephen H. "Steve" Wadsworth

    Atherton, CA


    Pro Tempore Advisor

    B.S. Systems Engineering, UVA, 1984; MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management, 1988