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 John Beckerdite Dr. John Beckerdite '76 (Lake Jackson, TX)
P&N Technology Consulting
Vice Chair(s)
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 '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 Mark Barhorst Mark Barhorst, M.D. '88 (Spring, TX)
Center for Pain Recovery PA
Portrait of Michael Bell Michael Bell, Ph.D. '92 (Cumming, GA)
Bell Custom Cabinetry, Inc.
Portrait of Henry Bohne Dr. Henry Bohne '72 (College Station, TX)
Henry E. Bohne, M.D.
Portrait of Casey Borowski Mr. Casey Borowski (Deer Park, TX)
Texas Molecular Limited Partnership
Portrait of John Calhoun Mr. John Calhoun, IV '79 (Houston, TX)
Medco Medical Supply, Inc.
Portrait of Hannah Crampton Hannah Crampton, Ph.D. '08 (Brenham, TX)
The Dow Chemical Company
Portrait of Neil Crawford Mr. Neil Crawford (Spring, TX)
Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC
Portrait of Gerald Crouch Mr. Gerald Crouch '79 (Shavano Park, TX)
Advanced Smile Care
Portrait of Kevin Curran Dr. Kevin Curran '81 (Canton, TX)
Portrait of Dirk DeKoch Dr. Dirk DeKoch '77 (San Antonio, TX)
Alamo Heights Dental
Portrait of Rebecca Demeter Mrs. Rebecca Demeter, '75 (Port Neches, TX)
Motiva Enterprises LLC
Portrait of Gina Dickerson Mrs. Gina Dickerson '86 (Houston, TX)
No Photo Available Mr. Perry Dillon '77 (Houston, TX)
Portrait of Christopher Dowdy Dr. Christopher Dowdy '87 (Beaumont, TX)
Chris Dowdy, MDPA
Portrait of V. Kayron Dube Dr. V. Kayron Dube '75 (Dime Box, TX)
Portrait of Joseph Emmert Joseph Emmert, Jr., DDS, MAGD '69 (Bastrop, TX)
The Dentists
Portrait of Donald Fleming Dr. Donald Fleming, Jr., Col. USMC (Ret) '74 (Arlington, VA)
Flagship Government Relations
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 Raul Guerra Maj. Raul Guerra, Jr. '62 (San Antonio, TX)
Portrait of Stuart Harlin Dr. Stuart Harlin '83 (Pensacola, FL)
Coastal Vascular and Interventional PLLC
Portrait of Benjamin Hinds Mr. Benjamin Hinds '55 (Houston, TX)
Intercoastal Energy Co.
Portrait of Nathan Hodges Dr. Nathan Hodges '96 (Rockwall, TX)
Nathan E. Hodges, D.D.S., M.S.
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 Donald Kruppa Mr. Donald Kruppa '83 (San Antonio, TX)
ZS Pharma
Portrait of Adam Laubach Mr. Adam Laubach (College Station, TX)
RBC Technologies
Portrait of Leslie Lenser Ms. Leslie Lenser '87 (Plano, TX)
The North Highland Company
Portrait of Deborah Creel Loth Dr. Deborah Creel Loth '82 (Fort Worth, TX)
Deborah Loth DDS Endodontics
Portrait of Ahmed Mahmoud Mr. Ahmed Mahmoud '87 (Austin, TX)
General Motors
Portrait of Nancy Matz Ms. Nancy Matz '73 (McKinney, TX)
Matz Investments
Portrait of J. Mills Menke Mr. J. Mills Menke '04 (Houston, TX)
Hewlett Packard
Portrait of George Miller Dr. George Miller '80 (Sugar Land, TX)
Heart and Vascular Association of Houston
Portrait of Christopher Moore Dr. Christopher Moore '87 (League City, TX)
Clear Lake Dental
Portrait of Benjamin Mosier Dr. Benjamin Mosier '47 (Houston, TX)
Institute for Research, Inc.
Portrait of Tyler Pendergrass Tyler Pendergrass, D.D.S. '94 (Amarillo, TX)
Tyler L. Pendergrass, D.D.S., P.A.
Portrait of Tony Ragucci Tony Ragucci, Ph.D. (College Station, TX)
Portrait of Julie Reames Ms. Julie Reames '93 (Alexandria, VA)
RMS Associates, LLC
Portrait of Karen Richards Ms. Karen Richards '92 (Plano, TX)
Fidelis Companies
No Photo Available Mrs. Elva Rominger '83 (San Antonio, TX)
No Photo Available 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 Charlie Seely Mr. Charlie Seely '55 (Fort Worth, TX)
Seely Oil Company, Inc.
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 Jon Wheeler Dr. Jon Wheeler '95 (Spring, TX)
Wheeler Pediatric Dentistry
Portrait of Ronald Wilson Mr. Ronald Wilson '72 (The Woodlands, TX)
ExxonMobil (Retired)
Portrait of Marilyn Yeager Ms. Marilyn Yeager '94 (College Station, TX)
Texas A&M University Career Center
Portrait of William Thornton Mr. William Thornton '53 (Bryan, TX)
Willam S. Thornton, Attorney
System Representative(s)
Portrait of K. Lee Peddicord Dr. K. Lee Peddicord (College Station, TX)
Texas Engineering Experiment Station
College of Science Representative(s)
Portrait of Michael Morelius Mr. Michael Morelius '98 (College Station, TX)
Texas A&M Foundation
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