Board of Trustees

The Missouri University of Science and Technology Board of Trustees is comprised of Missouri S&T alumni and friends whose accomplishments, experiences, and interests help guide the future of Missouri S&T. The Board has a three part mission of:

  1. Consultancy: To counsel and advise the Chancellor on means to enhance the stature of the university.
  2. Ambassadorship: To interpret the university's goals and programs to its various constituents. To promote the participation of alumni and friends in building and advancing the public image of Missouri S&T.
  3. Sponsorship: To advance the objectives of the development program by identifying and securing financial support for the university.

The Executive Committee of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees consists of the President, Vice President, the Missouri S&T Chancellor, and the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement. The Executive Committee represents and acts for the membership between meetings on various matters and serves as the nominating committee bringing forth names for membership of the Board.

Information related to the governance of Missouri S&T through the University of Missouri System can be found here.

Trustee Members

Kathryn Walker

President

Experience

Managing Director
OPENAIR Ventures

South Dakota State University
1981 B.S. Civil Engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1982 M.S. Engineering Management
1999 Professional Degree, Engineering Management

Thomas Voss

Vice President

Experience

Chairman of the Board
Smart Wires

Chairman, President, and CEO (Retired)
Ameren

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1969 B.S. Electrical Engineering
2001 Professional Degree, Electrical Engineering
2018 Honorary Degree

Wayne S. Alexander

Member

Experience

President (Retired)
SBC Southwestern Bell

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1970 B.S. Mechanical Engineering
1976 M.S. Engineering Management

R. Tim Bradley

Member

Experience

President (Retired)
Kinder Morgan CO2 Company

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1977 B.S. Petroleum Engineering
2014 Professional Degree, Petroleum Engineering

Robert G. Brinkmann

Member

Experience

CEO
Brinkmann Constructors

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1971 B.S. Civil Engineering 
2001 Professional Degree, Civil Engineering

Michael W. Bytnar

Member

Experience

President (Retired)
Nooter Corporation

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1968 B.S. Mechanical Engineering
1973 M.S. Engineering Management
1996 Professional Degree, Mechanical Engineering

Ted Day

Member

Experience

Owner and CEO
Mo-Sci Corporation

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
1986 B.S. Pharmacy

Missouri Univeristy of Science and Technology
2018 Award of Professional Distinction

Mohammad Dehghani

Member

Experience

Chancellor
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Bipin N. Doshi

Member

Experience

Chairman, President, and CEO (Retired)
Schafer Industries, Inc.

University of Bombay
1959 B.S. Chemistry-Physics

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1962 B.S. Chemical Engineering
1963 M.S. Chemical Engineering
2001 Professional Degree, Chemical Engineering

James A. Faletti

Member

Experience

President and CEO (Retired)
Strategic Insights, Ltd.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1971 B.S. Engineering Management
1979 M.S. Engineering Management

Lister B. Florence

Member

Experience

Information Technology Specialist
U.S. Geological Survey

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1995 B.S. Civil Engineering
2006 M.S. Information Science and Technology
2007 B.S. Computer Science

James L. Foil

Member

Experience

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Infrastructure (Retired)
Burns & McDonnell Inc.

Missouri Univeristy of Science and Technology
1974 B.S. Civil Engineering
1975 M.S. Civil Engineering
2004 Professional Degree, Civil Engineering

Gary W. Havener

Member

Experience

President
Havener Companies

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1962 B.S. Mathematics
1995 Professional Degree, Mathematics and Statistics
2013 Honorary Degree

Michael D. Hurst

Member

Experience

President and COO (Retired)
McCarthy Building Companies

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1974 B.S. Civil Engineering
2000 Professional Degree, Civil Engineering

Jeremiah D. King

Member

Experience

Project Manager
Brinkmann Constuctors

Missouri University of Science and Technology
2006 B.S. Civil Engineering

John Lovitt

Member

Experience

CEO (Retired)
Pattern Insight

Visiting Entrepreneur 
Missouri S&T

Wichita State University
1968 B.S. Aeronautical Engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1970 M.S. Computer Science
2003 Professional Degree, Computer Science

Richard S. Martin

Member

Experience

Vice President, Air & Space Vehicle Systems for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) Development 
Boeing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
M.S. Aeronautical Engineering

Washington University
Master of Business Administration

Michael J. McEvilly

Member

Experience

Offshore Director of the Ghana Development
Hess Corporation

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1980 B.S. Civil Engineering
1981 M.S. Engineering Management

Margaret Montana

Member

Experience

President and CEO (Retired)
Shell's Midstream Partners LP

Executive Vice President (Retired)
US Pipeline for Shell

Director
The Montana Cahill Foundation

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1976 B.S. Chemical Engineering
2014 Professional Degree, Chemical Engineering

Joan M. Nesbitt

Member

Experience

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Helene Hardy Pierce

Member

Experience

Vice President -Techincal Services, Codes, and Industry Relations
GAF

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1983 B.S. Engineering Management
2007 Professional Degree, Engineering Management

Stephen W. Rector

Member

Experience

President
RIM Operating, Inc.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1972 B.S. Petroleum Engineering
1973 M.S. Petroleum Engineering
2001 Professional Degree, Petroleum Engineering

Joseph Rupp

Member

Experience

Chairman, President and CEO (Retired)
Olin Corporation

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1972 B.S. Metallurgical Engineering
1987 Professional Degree, Metallurgical Engineering
2009 Honorary Degree

Jeffrey W. Sheets

Member

Experience

CFO and Executive Vice President of Finance (Retired)
ConocoPhillips

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1980 B.S. Chemical Engineering
2012 Professional Degree, Chemical Engineering

Susan Simmons

Member

Experience

Senior Resident Engineer (Retired)
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1984 B.S. Chemical Engineering
2015 Professional Degree, Chemical Engineering

Washington University in St. Louis
1995 Master of Business Administration

Geoffrey J. Steinhart

Member

Experience

Vice President of Engineering (Retired)
Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1979 B.S. Engineering Management
2003 Professional Degree, Engineering Management
2014 Honorary Degree

Southern Illinois University
1982 Master of Business Administration

Stephen G. Suellentrop

Member

Experience

Chairman
Hunt Oil Company

Chairman
Hunt Refining Company

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1974 B.S. Petroleum Engineering
1975 M.S. Petroleum Engineering
1999 Professional Degree, Petroleum Engineering

Theodore L. Weise

Member

Experience

President and CEO (Retired)
Federal Express Corporation

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1967 B.S. Electrical Engineering
1994 Professional Degree, Electrical Engineering
2000 Honorary Degree

University of West Florida
1971 Master of Business Administration

Joan B. Woodard

Member

Experience

Executive Vice President and Deputy Director (Retired)
Sandia National Laboratories

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1973 B.S. Applied Mathematics
1999 Professional Degree, Mathematics
2008 Honorary Degree

Stanford University
1975 M.S. Engineering Economic Systems

University of California-Berkeley
1982 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Steven H. Wunning

Member

Experience

Group President (Retired)
Caterpillar, Inc.

Missouri University of Science and Technology
1973 B.S. Metallurgical Engineering
2004 Professional Degree, Metallurgical Engineering

University of Illinois
1987 Executive Master of Business Administration