Engineering Advisory Board

The Sweet Briar College Engineering Advisory Board includes distinguished leaders from industry and academia. The board provides the program with planning support related to partnerships with industry, student internships, employment, recruiting, curriculum and fundraising.   

Current advisory board members include:

Sara Abbe
The Babcock & Wilcox Company
Engineering Unit Manager
Lynchburg, Va.

Sue Coleman

Manager, PM Processes, Methods and Tools
Lynchburg, Va.

Barbara A. Minor
Manager, Lynchburg Fuel Site Quality
Lynchburg, Va.

Christa Reed
Nuclear Fuel Services (a subsidary of Babcock & Wilcox)
Operations Director
Erwin, Tenn.

Christina Johnson ’08
University of Virginia
Graduate student in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
First student to earn an engineering science degree from SBC
Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Joanne B. Dugan
University of Virginia
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Professor and Director
Charlottesville, Va.

Dr. Mary Kasarda

Virginia Tech
Mechanical Engineering Department, Associate Professor
Blacksburg, Va.

Bob Bailey
Executive Director
Center for Advanced Engineering and Research (CAER)
Lynchburg, Va.

Ron Kander
Philadelphia University
Executive Dean, College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce
Philadelphia, Pa.

Suzan M. Jagger
Suzan Jagger, LLC, President
Litchfield, Conn.