The Diversity Advisory Board's mission is to advise and support the College of Engineering and its Diversity Programs on how LSU and the College can meet the needs of industry, commerce, and government and improve relationships through best utilization of available resources as aligned with the Flagship 2020 Agenda and the College’s Strategic Plan. 

Diversity Advisory Board

Michael Alvarez, Shell (Chair)

Jason Bitting, Albemarle

Claire Cagnolatti, Solomon & Associates (Sustainability Committee Chair)

Trisha Dixon, ConocoPhillips

Del Dugas, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply

Faye Gerard, BP (Vice Chair/Chair-Elect), Recruiting Committee Chair)

Sara Guidry, Marathon Petroleum

Don Howard, Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs

Jeremy Jenkins, Dow Chemical Company

Dr. Adam Melvin, LSU College of Engineering

Eugene Priestley, Chevron (Professional Development/Retention Committee Chair)

Dana Scott, BASF

Carroll Wilson Suggs, Retired, Petroleum Helicopters Inc.

Tricia Thibodeaux, Fluor (Past Chair)

Catherine Ward, Entergy (Secretary)

Dr. Theda Daniels-Race, LSU College of Engineering