Advisory Board

Current Advisory Board Members

Ms. Nicole Bridgers
Product Steward,Technology Development
Seqirus, Inc.
Term April 2017 – April 2020

Mr. J. Devin Carroll, P.E.
Vice President
Custom Controls Unlimited Inc.
Term April 2016 – April 2019

Dr. Michael D. Dukes, P.E., C.I.D.
Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
University of Florida
Term April 2016 – April 2019

Mr. James Hipps, P.E.
Black & Veatch (retired)
Term April 2016 – April 2019

Dr. Mathew Jones
Board Chair
Senior Principal Engineer,
Hazen and Sawyer
Term April 2015 – April 2018

Ms. Laura Lord, P.E.
Principal Engineer
Hazen and Sawyer
Term April 2017 – April 2020

Dr. Sue Nokes
Professor & Chair
Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
University of Kentucky
Term April 2017 – April 2020

Mr. Donald Pearson
Field Operations Engineer, Roadside Environmental Unit,
NC Dept. of Transportation.
Term April 2015 – April 2018

Mr. Justin Rothrock
John Deere Turf Care
Term April 2015 – April 2018

Ms. Sepi Saidi, P.E.
President and CEO
SEPI Engineering & Construction, Inc.
Term April 2017 – April 2020

Mr. Gus Simmons, P.E.
Director of Bioenergy, Cavanaugh & Associates, P.A.
Term April 2016 – April 2019

Mr. Luther (Luke) Wood, P. E.
Process Dept. Manager, I. Kruger Inc.
Term April 2015 – April 2018

Former Advisory Board Members

Mr. Charles Blum – John Deere Landscapes
Mr. Hil Peel  The Harwood Store of NC
Ms. Kari L. Delahuntly – INC Research
Rebecca Silverstein – Grifols, Inc.
J. Devin Carroll, P.E. – Custom Controls Unlimited Inc.
Ms. JoAnn Price, P.E., CEM – Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Mr. Bharat Vedak – Deere & Company
Ms. Cyndi Karoly – Division of Water Quality, NCDENR
Dr. Kurt Creamer – Novozymes North America
Dr. James Wang, P.E. – Wang Engineering
Dr. Adel Shirmohammadi – University of Maryland
T. Ray Best II, P.E. – Duke Energy Corporation
Dr. Ron Marlowe – USDA-NRS Eng. Director, VA
Dr. Edward Barns – Cotton Incorporated
Cecilla Redding – Wizard’s Cauldron Organic Foods
Dr. Mike Franklin – Mike Franklin Consulting, NC
Dr. Lawson “Mac” Safley, Jr. – Agri-Waste Technology, Inc.
Mr. John Authur, P.E .- John Deere Co. Inc.
Mr. Michael Creed, P.E. – McKim&Creed
Dr. David Peele – Avoca, Inc.
Mr. JD Fish – Bayer CropScience Manager
Mr. Swanson Graves – Reddick Equipment Company, Inc.
Mr. Don Lee, CPESC -NC Department of Transportation
Dr. Stanley A. Brantley, Jr. P.E. – Amadas Group
Dr. Roy E. Young – Penn State University
Ms. Marjorie S. Davenport – U.S.G.S.
Ms. Beth A. Truscello – MFG Env. Health & Safety
Dr. Roger C. Barr – Duke University
Hal Burns – Jimbo’s Jumbos Peanut Sales
Dr. Susan G. Capps – BENSOL
Dr. James A. DeShazer – Idaho University
Mr. Kim Colson P.E. – Division of Water Quality
Joe Gregory – Progress Energy Service Co.
Chuck Greif – John Deere Turf Grass Works
Kendall Hill – Tull Hill Farms Inc.
Joseph H. Hughes – Weyerhaeuser Co.
James A. Johnson, Jr. – Sea Safari, Ltd
Caroline C. Medlin – Sediment Education Specialist
Dr. Jami Nettles – Weyerhaeuser Company Timberlands
Dr. James H. Ruff – John Deere Product
Dr. Larry M. Sykes – Leaf Department, Philip Morris
Mr. Preston Sasser P.E. – Cotton Incorporated.