Engineering Advisory Council

Stephen Grace
Larry Norwood
Dr. H. Stephen Grace, Jr., Chair
Business: H. S. Grace & Company, Inc.
Title: Founder and President
B.S. Industrial Engineering 1964
Mr. Larry Norwood, Chair
Business: Lubrizol Additives
Title: Corporate Vice President Operations (retired)
B.S. Chemical Engineering 1973
Mr. Jimmy Booker
Business: Entergy Texas, Inc.
Title: Manager (Retired)
B.S. Industrial Engineering 1955
B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1956
Mr. Ryan Bucholtz
Business: ExxonMobil
Title: Refinery Manager

Michael Burrow
Charles Cutler
Mr. Michael L. Burrow
Business: Burrow Global, LLC
Title: Chairman and CEO
Dr. Charles Cutler
Business: Cutler Technology Corp.
Title: Chairman
B.S. Chemical Engineering 1961
Joe domino
Jack Gill
Mr. Joe Domino
Business: Entergy Texas
Title: Chief Integration Officer (Retired)
M.S. Engineering 1975
Dr. Jack M. Gill
Business: Gill Foundation of Texas
Title: President
B.S. Chemistry 1958
Andy Green 2019
Mr. Andy Green
Business: Green Foundation
Title: President and Founder
B.S. Civil Engineering 1954
M.S. Engineering Mechanics 1958
Dr. H.M. Hashemian
Business: AMS Corporation
Title: President and CEO
D.E. Electrical Engineering 2008
Chet Hill 2019
Mr. Chester "Chet" Hill
Business: Phillip Towsend Associates
Title: Project Manager
B.S. Chemical Engineering
M.B.A. 1990
Mr. Robert S. Jones
Business: RSJ Consulting
Title: Owner
B.S. Civil Engineering 1973

Mr. DeWayne Layfield
Business: Law Offices of L. DeWayne Layfield
Title: Owner
B.S. Chemical Engineering 1987
Ms. Shelly Leedy
Business: Richard Automation
Title: President
B.S. Chemical Engineering 1984
Hermann Ortega
Mr. Greg Masica
Business:  BASF Total Petrochemicals
Title:  Vice President – Port Arthur Site
 Mr. Hermann Ortega
Business: MTG Consulting
Title: Advisor
    B.S. Chemical Engineering 1967           
  MBA 1972  LHD 2014
Gerry Pate
Mr. Gerry Pate
Business: Pate Transportation Partners & Pate Engineers
Title: Managing Partner / Chairman of Board
B.S. Civil Engineering 1963
Dr. Anita Riddle
Business:  Exxon Mobil Corporation
Title:  Manager Global Procurement
Master Engineering Mgmt 1993
D.E. Chemical Engineering 1996
Ross Clarence 2019
Lori Ryerkerk
 Mr. CL Ross
Business: NASA Johnson Space Center
Title: Division Chief, JSC/NT/Safety, Reliability and Quality Engineering
B.S. Mechanical Engineering 1983
Ms. Lori Ryerkerk
Business: Shell Downstream, Services International B.V.
Title: Executive Vice President of Manufacturing Operations


Dan Smith 2019 Ronnie Smith

Mr. Dan F. Smith
Business: LyondellBasell Industries
Title: President, CEO & Chairman (Retired)
B.S. Chemical Engineering 1969

Mr. Ronnie Smith
Business: Upstream Engineering, LLC
Title: President
B.S. Civil Engineering 1978
M.E. Civil Engineering 1980



 Terry Welch

Mr. J. Michael Turner
Business: Turnaco LLC
Title: President / CEO
B.S. Electrical Engineering 1971 

Mr. Terry Welch
Business: Sinclair Belgrave Energy
Title: Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Partner
B.S. Electrical Engineering 1982