The JBU Engineering Advisory Board provides external guidance to the department regarding industrial and academic trends. Members bring a diversity of strengths and experience to each advisory position. Their input helps to ensure that our students:

  • Benefit from continuous improvements to the program
  • Are equipped to meet upcoming career demands
  • Are highly marketable post-graduation

Current Board Members (2013-3014)


Paul Antony

VP, Information Systems

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Bentonville, AR


Charles E. Baukal, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.

Director, John Zink Institute

Tulsa, OK

Don Eben, COO, EAB Secretary

Lone Star Corporate Services

Siloam Springs, AR


Eric Freeman, BSME '80

Manager, Engineering
Talent Development

TD Williamson, Inc.

Tulsa, OK

Stephen Genheimer, Ph.D.

VP, Seagate Technology (Retired)

Adjunct Professor
University of Oklahoma,

School of Industrial Engineering

Mustang, OK


Bart Gilbreath, P.E., LEED AP

Project Manager

Garver LLC

Fayetteville, AR


Otto J. Loewer, Ph.D.

Professor, Biological
& Agricultural Engineering

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR  72701


Christopher Meagher

Executive Director, Global Transmissions
& Engineering
General Motors Company

Pontiac, Michigan

Brenton McLaury 

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK


Alan Miner, PE, EAB Vice Chair

Manufacturing Engineer

Gates Corporation

Siloam Springs, AR

Keith Quiring

Manager, MSP430—Customer
Applications Engineer

Texas Instruments

Dallas, TX


Dave Steensland, EAB Chair

Engineering Services Technical Advisor

Navico, Inc.

Tulsa, OK