Texas Tech University

IAB: Board Members


Position Name
Chair Kevin Kennedy
Vice Chair Charles Frankland
Secretary Scott Schaezler
Treasurer Jim Smith
Student & Faculty Advisor Steven Short
Membership Jamelyn Short


Photo Name Degree(s) Certification(s) Company/Position/Linked-in Profile Term
 Damon Cox Damon Cox Texas Tech University
B.S.I.E. 1993,
The University of Texas
M.S.M.E. 2002
  Applied Materials
Member of Technical Staff
Spring 2011 - Fall 2016
 Michelle Demarest Michelle Demarest Texas Tech University
B.S.I.E. 1994 – 2000
University of Phoenix
M.B.A., Global Management 2001 – 2003
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Sr. Safety Services Manager
Spring 2012 - Fall 2017
 Charles Frankland Charles Frankland Texas Tech University
B.S.I.E. 1982

Certified Textron Six Sigma in Lean Manufacturing Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
Fort Worth Texas. SAP Project Systems, Industrial Engineering.
Fall 2017 - Fall 2020
 Kevin Kennedy Kevin Kennedy Texas Tech University
B.S.I.E. 1988 – 1992
  Composite Technology Inc.Sikorsky Aerospace Services
Senior Engineer
Spring 2014 - Fall 2019
 Leanne Killmeyer Leanne Killmeyer

Texas Tech University B.S.I.E. 1991 -1998,
Southern Methodist University
M.B.A. 2010 – 2012

  Rockwell Collins
Dallas Service Center Manager
Fall 2010 - Fall 2016
 Scott McCreight Scott McCreight Texas Tech University
B.S.I.E. 1988 - 1993,
University of Miami
M.S. C.I.S. 2003-2005
Project Management Professional (PMP), HIPAA, Lean Manufacturing,NAUI SCUBA Instructor, FCC Examinor (N5ZL) HPE MEHIS PMO Manager - Healthcare IT
Spring 2011 - Spring 2017
 Charlyn Plunk Charlyn Plunk Texas Tech University
B.S.P.E. 1988 - 1992, M.S.I.E. 1995
  CGP Ventura - Partner
STEM advisory council and STEM programming - Chair
Charlyn Plunk
Spring 2011 - Fall 2017
 Scott Schaezler Scott Schaezler Texas Tech
B.S.I.E. 1997
University of Colorado
M.B.A. 2004
  Level 3 Communications
Sr. Manager – Financial Operations (Network Expense)
Spring 2013 - Spring 2017
 Michael A. Smicker Michael A. Smicker University of Missouri
B.A. Economics
Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile ScrumMaster,ITIL Foundation v3,Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Southwest Airlines
Fall 2011 - Spring 2017
 David Zhang David Zhang

University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (M.Eng.)
Systems Engineering Industrial Engineering 1978 – 1984,
Texas Tech University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) I.E. 1992 – 1998

  Content Service Development
Systemware Director
Fall 2015 - Spring 2021

Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering