Members

John Affleck

John is a retired physician certified in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Holistic Medicine. For a number of years, he has enjoyed teaching higher education at UWF. His present interest is to understand and teach the various stages of the maturation of men and a society. He believes a society is best supported by bringing together the older man as an "elder" to support the younger man.

Carl Backman

Carl's experience lies in higher education. Past Dean of the College of Education, past Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Coordinator for reaffirmation of UWF’s regional accreditation, and presently, working with the College of Business at UWF on accreditation. He serves as the area director of public affairs for his church and assists with coordination of local activities for international visitors for the Pensacola area Rotary clubs.

Jim Crumlish

Jim's background is in Engineering and Aviation as a trainer. He is active as a regional planner with the WF Regional Planning Council and working on a major study for evacuations, toward a statewide study. Interested in advising in areas of homeland security, aircraft issues, quality assurance & training needs assessments.

Gordon Eade

Gordon’s background is in education. He has taught PreSchool, Elementary, Junior High (Math), Community College, and University students (undergraduate thru Doctorate). He is presently Professor Emeritus, Division of Teacher Education, Primary Education, at UWF. His hobbies include: needlepoint children's drawings, cane chairs, and grow camellias.

Bob Garcia

Bob is a retired US Marine Corps Colonel. He retired from Electronic Data Systems (EDS) where he served as am Account Manager on the General Motors North American Operations Account. He led many business projects notably the development of the GM Customer Data Base.

O. Lewis Humphrey

O. Lewis Humphrey is a retired executive vice president and chief credit officer of the financial services segment of Fortune 250 Textron which has among it's world class businesses Bell Helicopter and Cessna. He is chairman-elect of the Wallace Community College Foundation (Dothan, Al) board of directors. A former Marine Corps fighter pilot, Lew is a docent and on the volunteer advisory board at the National Naval Aviation Museum. He is a member of the ancient aviation order of Quiet Birdmen and is named on the Wall of Outstanding Alumni of LaGrange College(Ga.)

Ron Jackson

Ron is presently the managing partner of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund.

Tom Jacobi

Retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander (cryptologist), MBA from UWF. Interests lie in planning and mentoring.

Bob Kennedy

Retired U.S. Air Force, B/General, Command Pilot/Astro Engineer, BSEE, MSEE, MBA, Air War College. Director of Programs Honeywell Military Avionics, VP Operations, Pride Enterprises, and continuity of operations for UWF. Aerospace consultant (risk management, avionics,systems engineering and systems analysis.) Consultant Boeing, Lookheed et.al.

Norm Richards

Norm is an environmental scientist, a national leader in the reduction of emissions from facilities including those that can be minimized by architecture, energy use, transportation and reuse of materials. Interests lie in the greening of our UWF campus and environmental education.

Bob Robinson

Bob started his varied career as a programmer in the space industry at the time of Sputnik, writing the programs to simulate the guidance systems for Thor and Titan. He moved on to direct the development of computer and information services at several research universities: Marquette, Kansas, Nebraska, SUNY at Albany and Oakland, in Michigan. Along the way he organized two Computer Science programs and served as Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. A mid-course change took him to a large bank holding company, where he served as president of the services corporation and as senior VP in the holding company, where he and the Chairman instituted a Board-level "Technology Board" to oversee corporate-wide technology development. Next he started his own company, making computer based personal information organizers combined with stationery products. Unwilling to mortgage his house, he returned to academe. He has served on numerous national and international organizations and committees on diverse aspects of the development of computers, information systems, communications networks and Computer Science in higher education. He lectured and consulted widely, including service in Iran, Kuwait, France, Italy, China and the US. His technical expertise is now dated, but his interest in and understanding of the challenges of creating a suitable environment and organization for delivery of excellence in information technology remains.

David Seymour

Retired communications executive with BellSouth Corp. He developed the first Consumer Relations program in the corporation, and is experienced in advertising and public relations. He is interested in programs involving higher education and in consulting with organizations in communications matters.

Robert Wilson

Retired as a GS-15 in the Office of the Secretary of the Interior, he was the Department of the Interior's national manager of the Hazardous Waste cleanup program. He was responsible for the environmental liability section of the Department's annual financial report and has taught environmental-related courses as an Associate Faculty member through Wayne State University and as an instructor at the Air Force Institute of Technology. He led the negotiations from the Interior side involving the transfer of Base Closure that affected facilities such as the Presidio of San Francisco. He is a geologist and hazardous materials specialist by training.

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