College of Engineering Campaign Task Force

The Engineering Campaign Task Force works to advise and assist the UI College of Engineering and the UI Foundation in identifying and developing fund-raising goals and initiatives and soliciting major gifts for the college while providing an example of volunteer leadership and support for others to follow.  Key responsibilities involve assisting College of Engineering and UI Foundation staff in the following ways"

  • Help the College develop and prioritize its fund-raising goals and objectives.
  • Identify major gift prospects, both corporate and individual.  Assist with identification and implementation of strategy where appropriate to achieve goals and objective
  • Provide leadership by contributing personal and/or corporate support toward the College's fund-raising goals.



Mark Bogue, Chair
(BSE 1982 Civil Engineering)
President, Hi-Way Products, Inc.
Hawkeye Fabrication

Ron Kaminski
(BSE 1992 Civil Engineering)
President, HBK Engineering

Elizabeth Meyer
(BS 1984 Industrial Engineering, University of Dayton)
Finance and Operations, Texas Instruments (Retired)

Sudhakar Reddy
(PhD 1968 Electrical Engineering)
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iowa

Herm Reininga
(BS 1965 Industrial Engineering)
Director, National Advance Driving Simulator, Center for Computer-Aided Design, University of Iowa
Senior Vice President-Operations, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (Retired)

Sharon Tinker
(BSE 1980 Chemical Engineering)
Process Safety Engineer
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company

R. William Van Sant
(BS 1966, MS 1967 Mechanical Engineering)
Operating Partner, Stone Arch Capital

Honorary Members


Tom Hanson
(BSE 1960 Mechanical Engineering)
Managing Partner, Fleming Hanson Group (Retired)

Jerald L. Schnoor
(PhD 1975 Civil Engineering, University of Texas)
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa

Gary Seamans
(BSE 1971 Electrical Engineering)
Chairman and CEO, Westell Technologies, Inc. (Retired)