Executive Committee

COMMITTEE CHAIR: John Boneberg

This committee services as the operational liaison between the Board of Directors and the other Foundation subcommittees. The executive committee oversees the day to day operations of the Foundation and coordinates operational efforts. Members of this committee are: President, President-Elect, Vice President, Treasure, Secretary and Past President.
The executive committee serves a two year term.

John Boneberg


Scholarship Committee

Committee Chair: Julie Secrist

The Scholarship Committee conducts the annual scholarship program including coordinating the opening/closing of the application period, management of the on line application process, oversight of the short listing and interviewing of scholarship candidates, development of recommendations of scholarship awards and preparation of the award presentation materials.

Julie Secrist


Banquet Committee

Committee Chair: Beth Harris

The Banquet Committee conducts the annual scholarship banquet including securing the banquet location; coordinating the invitation and seating process; managing the receipts from banquet ticket sales and banquet sponsorships; management of payment of banquet expenses; preparation of the annual report; and completion of banquet related communications.

Beth Harriss


Membership Committee

Committee Chair: Theresa Brunasso

The Membership Committee supports the Georgia Engineering Foundation membership organizations and supports the recruitment of new organizations.

Theresa Brunasso


Ways and Means Committee

Committee Co-Chair: Steve Poole/Mike Ray

Steve Poole

Mike Ray

The Ways and Means Committee supports fund raising and donations for the Georgia Engineering Foundation including preparation of marketing materials and supporting of introductory presentations to tentative donors.


Publicity/Public Relations Committee

Jack Siebert

The Publicity and Public Relations committee leads the preparation of written articles, announcements and other media materials to publicize the Georgia Engineering Foundation to the public.

Jack Siebert


Projects Committee

Committee Co-Chairs: Steve Poole/Jim Remich

Steve Poole

Jim Remich

The Projects Committee oversees and coordinates GEF’s participation through monetary support and/or volunteer participation in special projects and events that are consistent with GEF’s mission to support engineering interest and STEM in Georgia.


Life Members Committee

Committee Chair: David Lips

Past presidents of GEF are bestowed “Life Member” status within the Foundation. The Life Member Committee serves to support communications and participation of these leaders in current GEF activities and pursuits.

David Lips


Finance Committee

Committee Chair: Ray Wilke

The Finance Committee provides recommendations and oversight of the annual operating budget and management of the scholarship endowment funds donated to the Foundation.

Ray Wilke

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