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Swanson School Board of Visitors

Members of the Board of Visitors (as of June 2015)

Chair:  Roberta A. Luxbacher    
Vice Chair:  George A. Davidson Jr.

[*Alumnus, +Former Trustee, #Trustee Emeritus]


The purpose of the Board of Visitors is to provide the Dean of the Swanson School of Engineering and the Provost and Chancellor of the University with an independent appraisal of the school's research, teaching, and administrative practices, and to assist the School in an effort to continue strengthening the quality of its programs. 

*Roberta (Robbi) A. Luxbacher
Retired Vice President
Wholesale & Specialties - Global Business Unit
ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants and Specialties Marketing Company

*John A. Swanson
President, Swanson Analysis Services, Inc.

*Stephen R. Tritch
Retired  Chairman
Westinghouse Electric Company

*Thomas J. Usher
Marathon Petroleum Corporation

#*George A. Davidson Jr.
Retired Chairman, Dominion

#*Paul E. Lego

#*Frank  E. Mosier
Mosier Enterprises, Inc.

*Robert O. Agbede
President and CEO
Chester Engineers

*David K. Bucklew
Senior Vice President, North America Sales
Eaton Corporation

David L. Brown
Chief Market Strategist
Sabrient Systems

Stephen W. Director
Office of the Provost
Northeastern University

*Wilson J. Farmerie
Retired Chairman
RedZone Robotics, Inc.

*Edward F. Kondis
Retired Vice President, Mobil Corporation

*Mr. Francis J. Kramer
President and CEO
II-VI Incorporated

Frank L. Lederman
Retired Vice President and CTO
Alcoa Inc., Alcoa Technical Center

*Nick J. Liparulo
Senior Vice President
Westinghouse Nuclear Services

*Robert H. Luffy
Former President and CEO
American Bridge

*Robert v.d. Luft
Retired Chairman
Entergy and DuPont International

*Richard J. Madden

Retired CEO
Computerm Corporation

*John C. Mascaro
Mascaro Construction Company, LP

*James J. McCaffrey
Senior Vice President - Energy Marketing
CONSOL Energy Inc.

*Gerald E. McGinnis
Retired Chairman and Founder
Respironics, Inc.

*David L. Motley
*John W. Pavia     

*Robert Francis Savinell
George S. Dively Professor of Engineering  
Case School of Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

*Jack W. Shilling
Retired Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Technology, and Chief Technology Officer
Allegheny Technologies

*Kenneth S. Smialek

*Humberto Vainieri
Vainieri Consulting

*Barry J. Wetzel
Retired President and CEO
Clark Screw Machine Products Company

Patrick D. Gallagher
University of Pittsburgh

Patricia E. Beeson
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor
University of Pittsburgh

B. Jean Ferketish

Secretary, Board of Trustees
University of Pittsburgh

Gerald D. Holder
U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering
Swanson School of Engineering