Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2026

By Austin Phillips

Published: May 11, 2021 3:00:00 PM

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council was established in 1965 and is a group of Auburn Engineering alumni who work together to support the vision and goals of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council was established in 1965 and is a group of Auburn Engineering alumni who work together to support the vision and goals of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting May 7, which was held remotely due to COVID-19.

Each council class is active for five years, and those inducted into the Class of 2026 were:

  • James Bagley, ’83 mechanical engineering, vice president of the energy finance group for Siemens Financial Services
  • Beverly Banister ’83 chemical engineering, retired deputy regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 4
  • George McGlamery, ’86 civil engineering, senior commercial consultant for ExxonMobil
  • Carl Monroe, ’78 electrical engineering, principal at Munro Advisors LLC.
  • Scott Murray, ’69 electrical engineering, CEO of Bell Murray Aerospace
  • Cari Parker, ’87 chemical engineering, retired vice president of chemical intermediates manufacturing for Eastman Chemical Company
  • Casey Robinson, ’00 and ’04 civil engineering, distribution operations manager for Georgia Power

“This spectacular group of alumni represents the breadth and depth of the Auburn Engineering Family across four decades, and their expertise crosses several disciplines across the country,” said Kenneth Kelly, ’90 electrical engineering and chair of the council. “These are some of the most accomplished individuals in their fields, and they will bring a whole new perspective and voice to the table as we support Dean Roberts, the college and the best student-centered engineering educational experience in America.”

During the abbreviated meeting, the council received an update from Dean Christopher B. Roberts and addressed other matters to provide leadership and participation in areas such as academics, development, governmental affairs and public relations. The group also approved its slate of award winners, which will be presented during the fall banquet.

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council’s next meeting is scheduled for homecoming weekend, Sept. 23-25.

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council was established in 1965 and is a group of Auburn Engineering alumni who work together to support the vision and goals of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. The council meets twice annually to assist and advise the college, and its members serve on a variety of committees geared to the mission and operation of the college. Council members are an active and valued component of the College of Engineering family. They demonstrate a continuing commitment to move the college to new levels of excellence and take its place among the nation’s premier engineering institutions. The council provides leadership and participation in areas such as academics, development, governmental affairs and public relations. 

Media Contact: Austin Phillips, austinp@auburn.edu, 334-844-2444

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