Advisory Board

The mission of the Board of Advisors of the School of Science is to enhance the reputation and visibility of the School and its programs; contribute to and lead efforts to acquire resources for the School; actively engage and cultivate alumni, business, community and stakeholder partnerships; advise and counsel the dean on strategic directions for the School.

Nancy Richardson
Chair of Advisory Board
B.S. Arizona State University, Chemistry
Honorary Alumni
Patent Agent (Retired), Shell Oil Legal Organization
Heads and Serves on numerous boards and committees


Karl Beutner
'71 B.S. Biology
M.D. Solano Dermatology




Lynn Brady
'91 MBA, Finance
Management Consultant/Non-Profit Boards
Pacific Telesis, Vice President and Executive Director -
 Core Process Reengineering and Change Management



Ruben Castellon
'85 B.A., History & B.S., Economics/Business Administration
Attorney at Law
Consultant for Environment Issues

Scott Edgar
'85 B.A. Mathematics & '89 MBA
President, Edgar Investment Managment LLC
Consultant, Bedell-Frazier Investment Counseling


John Macken
'62 Physics
Physicist and Entrepreneur

US Patent Holder



Dennis Meiss
'69 B.S. Biology
Ph.D. University 
of Connecticut, Neurobiology



Melissa Stafford Jones
'93 Biology
Regional Director
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
Region IX

Ron Turner
'79 B.A. Business Administration
Alumni Director (Retired)
Saint Mary's College of California
Charles Wilson
'68 B.S. Chemistry
Ph.D. Stanford University, Inorganic Chemistry
Catalyst Patent Holder