Rick Ransom (BSCE 1977)
President and CEO of Brooks Ransom Associates
President, Akel Engineering
Vice President, Lawrence Nye Carlson Associates
Chairman of the Board and President, Towill Inc.
Joseph Pickett (Chair)
President, Pickett and Sons
Central Valley Regional Director at California High Speed Rail Authority
Dean Emeritus, California Water Institute
Ed Dunkel Jr.,
President, Precision Civil Engineering
President, Betts Company
Founder and CEO, DPS Telecom
The Lyles College of Engineering Advisory Board provides the Faculty of the Engineering and construction Programs, the Dean of the Lyles College of Engineering and the President of California State University, Fresno with an evaluation of the quality of and demand for the graduates of the Engineering and Construction programs, an appraisal of the appropriateness of the research and public service provided to the community, the region, and the state by the Engineering and Construction Programs, and support for the Engineering and Construction Programs; guidance and assistance on: the development of the Engineering and Construction Programs, facilitates cooperation among individual community, governmental groups, professional organizations, practicing professionals, and the students and faculty of the programs, maintaining accredited, quality Engineering and Construction education at California State University, Fresno, developing technologies, and means for the faculty to maintain a current status in these and an appraisal of the demands that will develop in the region for technical assistance from the programs.