External Advisory & Development Council (EADC)

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The External Advisory & Development Council (EADC) serves to assist, advise, and support the College of Science in its efforts to enhance the scholarship, educational, and service functions of its various programs.


The EADC's primary activities include:

  • Faculty and Student Development - To assist the College in the identification of sources of funding for endowed chairs, named professorships, undergraduate scholarships, and graduate student fellowships. It will seek to establish dependable sources of funding for faculty and student recruiting, faculty development, and new faculty research support
  • Research Development - To assist the College in establishing permanent and temporary sources of funding for acquiring research equipment, upgrading research facilities, and providing "seed money" project support. It will assist in establishing ties between sources of directed research funding and faculty of the College
  • Program Development - To assist the College in identifying areas within private business and the community where the educational programs of the college can be promoted. The Council will assist the College in identifying sources of support for these various programs.

Our Membership:

Portrait of Perry Dillon Mr. Perry Dillon '77 (Houston, TX)
Vice Chair(s)
Portrait of Ahmed Mahmoud Mr. Ahmed Mahmoud '87 (Austin, TX)
General Motors
Portrait of Ronald Abbott Ronald Abbott, Ph.D. '88 (Kingwood, TX)
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Portrait of James Adams Mr. James Adams '61 (San Antonio, TX)
Adams & Associates
Portrait of Terri Alani Dr. Terri Alani, D.D.S. '75 (Houston, TX)
Terri Alani, D.D.S
Portrait of Wayne Alani Wayne Alani, M.D. '79 (Sugar Land, TX)
Fondren Orthopedic Group LLP
Portrait of Ersen Arseven Dr. Ersen Arseven '74 (Nyack, NY)
Arseven Consulting, Inc.
Portrait of John Beckerdite Dr. John Beckerdite '76 (Lake Jackson, TX)
P&N Technology Consulting
Portrait of Norman Byrne Dr. Norman Byrne (Freeport, TX)
The Dow Chemical Company
Portrait of John Calhoun Mr. John Calhoun, IV '79 (Houston, TX)
Medco Medical Supply, Inc.
Portrait of Neil Crawford Mr. Neil Crawford (Spring, TX)
Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC
Portrait of Kevin Curran Dr. Kevin Curran '81 (Canton, TX)
Portrait of Rebecca Demeter Mrs. Rebecca Demeter '75 (Port Neches, TX)
Motiva Enterprises LLC
Portrait of Gina Dickerson Mrs. Gina Dickerson '86 (Houston, TX)
Portrait of Christopher Dowdy Dr. Christopher Dowdy '87 (Beaumont, TX)
Chris Dowdy, MDPA
Portrait of Joseph Emmert Joseph Emmert, Jr., DDS, MAGD '69 (Bastrop, TX)
The Dentists
Portrait of Alyssa Fenoglio Ms. Alyssa Fenoglio '03 (Austin, TX)
Portrait of David Frost Dr. David Frost '71 (Chapel Hill, NC)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates
Portrait of Albert Gallatin Mr. Albert Gallatin '61 (Colleyville, TX)
ENSERCH Corporation (Retired)
Portrait of Robert Gerald Robert Gerald, M.D., F.A.C.S '71 (Amarillo, TX)
Panhandle Eye Group, LLP
Portrait of G. E. Ghali Dr. G. E. Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS (Shreveport, LA)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Portrait of William Gordon Dr. William Gordon '67 (San Antonio, TX)
Alamo ENT Associates
Portrait of Stuart Harlin Dr. Stuart Harlin '83 (Pensacola, FL)
Coastal Vascular and Interventional PLLC
Portrait of Matthew Harthcock Dr. Matthew Harthcock '82 (Stow, OH)
Schneller, LLC
Portrait of Benjamin Hinds Mr. Benjamin Hinds '55 (Houston, TX)
Intercoastal Energy Co.
Portrait of William Howell Dr. William Howell, Jr. '69 (College Station, TX)
Portrait of Robert Jones Dr. Robert Jones '71 (San Antonio, TX)
Tejas Anesthesia
Portrait of Leslie Lenser Ms. Leslie Lenser '87 (Plano, TX)
The North Highland Company
Portrait of Dennis Lockyer Mr. Dennis Lockyer '77 (Jacksonville, FL)
Neenah Paper
Portrait of Deborah Creel Loth Dr. Deborah Creel Loth '82 (Fort Worth, TX)
Deborah Loth DDS Endodontics
Portrait of Filomeno Maldonado Mr. Filomeno Maldonado (College Station, TX)
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Portrait of Nancy Matz Ms. Nancy Matz '73 (McKinney, TX)
Matz Investments
Portrait of George Miller Dr. George Miller '80 (Sugar Land, TX)
Heart and Vascular Association of Houston
Portrait of Benjamin Mosier Dr. Benjamin Mosier '47 (Houston, TX)
Institute for Research, Inc.
Portrait of Paul Ogden Paul Ogden, M.D. '78 (Bryan, TX)
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Portrait of Tyler Pendergrass Tyler Pendergrass, D.D.S. '94 (Amarillo, TX)
Tyler L. Pendergrass, D.D.S., P.A.
Portrait of Karen Richards Ms. Karen Richards '92 (Plano, TX)
Fidelis Companies
Portrait of Elva Rominger Mrs. Elva Rominger '83 (San Antonio, TX)
Portrait of James Rominger Dr. James Rominger '82 (San Antonio, TX)
Portrait of Ronald Rust Dr. Ronald Rust '72 (Bryan, TX)
Bryan Radiology Associates
Portrait of Thomas Salzer Thomas Salzer, M.D. '84 (College Station, TX)
Central Texas ENT
Portrait of Randall Shepard Mr. Randall Shepard '71 (Quincy, MA)
Eye Health Services, Inc.
Portrait of Jan Troup Dr. Jan Troup '74 (The Woodlands, TX)
SpectraCell Laboratories, Inc.
Portrait of Manuel Villarreal Dr. Manuel Villarreal, II, DDS '88 (Rancho Viejo, TX)
Valle Villarreal Dental Center
Portrait of Ronald Wilson Mr. Ronald Wilson '72 (The Woodlands, TX)
ExxonMobil (Retired)
Portrait of Bonsall Wilton Mr. Bonsall Wilton '72 (Cypress, TX)
BP (Retired)
System Representative(s)
Portrait of Marilyn Yeager Ms. Marilyn Yeager '94 (College Station, TX)
Texas A&M University Career Center
College of Science Representative(s)
Portrait of Randy Lunsford Randy Lunsford '89 (Bryan, TX)
Texas A&M Foundation
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