The Advisory Council for the School of Science, Engineering and Technology is comprised of leaders from the health professions, industrial and business community, research organizations, public service and governmental organizations, and the academy. Members of the Council work closely with the Dean to advise and assist with planning and establishing community relationships and partnerships to advance academic excellence and secure internships and employment opportunities for our students. Advisory Council members also support the financial growth and development of the School of Science, Engineering and Technology.


  • Chair of the Advisory Council

    Mary Massey
    Vice President (Retired)
    Applied Power Division, Southwest Research Institute

Advisory Council Executive Committee Members

Erika Gonzalez-Reyes, M.D. (B.S. ’98)
CEO/President, South Texas Allergy & Asthma Medical Professionals

Angela Van Dyke, MBA, MHA (B.A. ’13)
Strategic Finance Manager, McKesson

Ronald Orr (B.A. ’70, M.A. ’72)
CEO, RLO Associates

Joe Sánchez, Jr. (B.A. ’85, M.S. ’95)
Executive Director, CyberTexas Foundation


Ex-Officio Members

Joseph Diaz, M.D. (B.A. ’79)
President and Medical Director, Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates of South Texas (Ex-officio)


Advisory Council Members

Giovanni Fazio, Ph.D. (B.S., B.A. ’54)
Senior Physicist, Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian

Christopher Flores, Ph.D. (B.S, B.A. ’10)
Senior Data Scientist, USAA Federal Savings Bank, BBIA

Richard V. Klar, P.G. (B.S. ’92)
Vice President, Geosciences Practice Leader, Raba Kistner, Inc.

Syed Mehdi A.A.E.
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, San Antonio International Airport

Jim Perschbach
President & CEO, Port San Antonio

Brandon Pinzon
Senior Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Argo Group

Bill Rafferty
South Central Regional Director of TMAC, Southwest Research Institute

Roland Rojas, MEE (BS ’95)
Vice President – Sales, Stabilix

Desiree M. Villarreal, MS, REP (B.S. ’89)
Program Manager, Restoration Division, Air Force Civil Engineering Center

Christopher M. West (B.S. ’05, J.D. ’10)
Shareholder, Santoyo Wehmeyer P.C.

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