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Science Advisory Board

The Science Advisory Board is comprised of individuals who are respected for exemplary accomplishments in science and industry and who are committed to supporting the college's growth and development. The board's mission is to provide assistance to the college that helps enhance the quality of our many academic programs and research interests.

Javier Arrellano
MS Computer Science (Southwest Texas State University, 1994)
AT&T Laboratories

John Beck, PhD
BS Mathematics (Southwest Texas State University, 1961)
BS Meteorology & Climatology (University of Washington, 1962)
M.A.T. Mathematics Education (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1972)
PhD Educational Administration (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1979)
Texas State University (retired)

Beverly Curtice
BS and MA Chemistry (Southwest Texas State University, 1970)
Quality Specialist/Chemist - INEOS Styrenics, LLC

Rich Durand
BS Biology & Mathematics (Southwest Texas State University, 1970)

President, Dominion Investor Services, Inc.

Jim Holt
PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering (UT-Austin, 2003)
MS Computer Science (Southwest Texas State University, 1996)

Charles Kay
BS Biology (Southwest Texas State University, 1963)
MA Chemistry (Southwest Texas State University, 1964)

Keith Kennebrew
BS Industrial Technology (Southwest Texas State)
MS Industrial Engineering (Texas A&M)
MBA (Tennessee Chattanooga)
Dow Hydrocarbons & Resources

David (Kirk) Kirkendall
BS Computer Science (Southwest Texas State University, 1988)
SecureOrbit Labs, LLC

Dan Locker
Brigadier General (Retired)

Rusty Phillips, PhD
BS Chemistry (Southwest Texas State, 1965)
MS Chemistry (University of New Mexico, 1968)
PhD Chemistry (University of New Mexico, 1970)
REP Biomedical Consulting, Inc.

Ken Wilson, PhD
BS (Southwest Texas State University, 1963)
MS (Southwest Texas State University, 1965)
PhD (Texas A&M, 1970)

Stephen Zinkgraf, PhD
BS Mathematics (Southwest Texas State, 1970)
MA Psychology (University of Northern Colorado, 1976)
PhD Philosophy (Texas A&M, 1980)