Swanson School Board of Visitors

Members as of October 2019

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. 

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

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

*Robert O. Agbede
Vice Chairman, Hatch USA

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

*Stephen R. Tritch
Retired Chairman, Westinghouse Electric Company

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

#*Paul E. Lego
Retired Chairman and CEO, Westinghouse Electric Corporation

#*Frank E. Mosier
Mosier Enterprises, Inc.

*John A. Swanson
Founder and Chief Technologist, ANSYS, Inc. Renewable Energy (Solar) Expert

*Thomas J. Usher
Retired Chairman, Marathon Petroleum Corporation

David L. Brown
Chief Market Strategist, Sabrient Systems

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

Stephen W. Director
Provost Emeritus, Northeastern University

*Wilson J. Farmerie
Retired President, The Techs

*Kathryn J. Jackson, PhD
Director, Energy & Technology Consulting, KeySource
Retired CTO, Westinghouse and RTI International Metals


*Edward F. Kondis
Retired Vice President, Mobil Corporation

*Timothy M. Knavish
Executive Vice President, PPG Industries

*Francis J. Kramer
Chairman, II-VI Incorporated

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

*Nick J. Liparulo
Retired Senior Vice President, Westinghouse Electric Company

*Robert H. Luffy
Retired President and CEO, American Bridge

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

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

*David L. Motley
Consultant

*John W. Pavia
Retired President, UEC Consulting, LLC

*Robert Francis Savinell
Distinguished University Professor and George S. Dively Professor of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

*Kenneth S. Smialek
Consumer Industry Consultant

*Lester C. Snyder III
President and Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure and Industrial Constructors USA LLC (i+icon)

*Humberto Vainieri
President, Vainieri Consulting

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

Patrick D. Gallagher
Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh

Ann E. Cudd
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor, University of Pittsburgh

Kathy Humphrey
Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement, Chief of Staff, and Secretary of the Board of Trustees, University of Pittsburgh

James R. Martin II
U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering