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Advisory Boards - Architecture and Facility Management


Mr. Chris Kretovic, AIA, LEED AP
Vice President/Senior Architect
Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Ben Loznak, AIA, NCARB
Associate Architect
Paradigm Design
Traverse City, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Tom Nemitz, AIA
Cornerstone Architects
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Arthur Smith, FAIA
Harley Ellis Devereaux
Southfield, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Jim Winter-Troutwine, RA
Winter-Troutwine Associates Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Ms. Rebecca Shields
University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)
Chicago, IL
[email protected]

Mr. Steven Hoekzema, AIA
Tower Pinkster
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Michael Kirk, AIA, LEED AP
BD+C, Principal
Neumann/Smith Architecture
Southfield, MI
[email protected]

Ms. Kristen Stout, RA, Project Architect
Axis Architecture + Interiors
Indianapolis, Indiana
[email protected]

Mr. John VanHouten, AIA
Progressive Architecture & Engineering
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Ms. Megan Feenstra Wall
Mathison Architects
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Facility Management

Mr. Marc Adelman, AIA, CFM, CCS
Perkins Eastman
Chicago, IL
[email protected]

Mr. Skip Camp, CFM, Director
Department of Facilities Management & Campus Safety
Hodges University
Naples, FL
[email protected]

Mr. Chris Hodges, PE, CFM, IFMA Fellow
Facility Engineering Associates
Fairfax, VA
[email protected]

Mr. Sergio Pages
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Farmington Hills, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Jeremiah Hover, CFM
Jones Lang LaSalle
Newton Square, PA
Newark, NJ
[email protected]

Mr. Damon Gonzales, CFM
Vice President for Facilities Management
Davenport University
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Steve Orsargos, CFM
Senior Manager, Portfolio & Space Management
DTE Energy
Detroit, MI
[email protected]

Mr. John Stivers
J.H. Stivers Project Services LLC
Shelby, MI
[email protected]

Mr. Gregory L. Cole, CHFM, CHC
Director, Facilities Operations
Corewell Health
Grand Rapids, MI
[email protected]

Advisory board committees are an important mechanism for connecting the university with professional communities. They bring external members' experience and perspectives to bear as the university considers future academic program growth and monitors the quality of its existing academic programs.

Advisory board member responsibilities include:

Assess and comment on department/program strategic directions.

Help ensure that programs and departments are attuned to professional and community trends.

Provide early input in the course and program development process as new courses and programs are being conceptualized.

Play an important role in the quality assurance of programs, and for each course or group of courses under its jurisdiction, will:

  • Offer advice and evaluative comment on new course and program proposals in terms of professional practice
  • Review the annual progress of continuing courses and programs, and the proposed course improvements contained therein
  • Assess proposed major changes to program
  • Consider any other matter relating to course and program development or operation

Offer advice on marketing, student recruitment, student internships, and job placement.

Provide advice and assistance on faculty recruitment, faculty development, and research opportunities.

Help to identify and create external teaching, consulting, advancement, and research opportunities.

Provide assistance, personally, through company affiliation, or networking opportunities in meeting the program needs for cash and equipment.