School of Built Environment
605 S. Warren
Big Rapids MI 49307
Mr. Chris Kretovic, AIA, LEED AP
Mr. Ben Loznak, AIA, NCARB
Mr. Tom Nemitz, AIA
Mr. Arthur Smith, FAIA
Mr. Jim Winter-Troutwine, RA
Ms. Rebecca Shields
Mr. Steven Hoekzema, AIA
Mr. Michael Kirk, AIA, LEED AP
Ms. Kristen Stout, RA, Project Architect
Mr. John VanHouten, AIA
Ms. Megan Feenstra Wall
Mr. Marc Adelman, AIA, CFM, CCS
Mr. Skip Camp, CFM, Director
Mr. Chris Hodges, PE, CFM, IFMA Fellow
Mr. Sergio Pages
Mr. Jeremiah Hover, CFM
Mr. Damon Gonzales, CFM
Mr. Steve Orsargos, CFM
Mr. John Stivers
Mr. Gregory L. Cole, CHFM, CHC
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.
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 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.