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CEE Visiting Council

About the CEE Visiting Council

Since its founding in 1987, the goals of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Council (CEEVC) have been as follows:

  • Support the vision of the Old Dominion University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Advise and provide guidance in planning departmental activities
  • Establish and maintain external relationships on behalf of the Old Dominion University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Raise funds to support special projects and initiatives of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Batten College of Science and Technology and Old Dominion University.

For more information, contact Bob Burkholder or visit the CEEVC website for a listing of events and scholarship awardees.

Chair - Bob Burkholder, P.E., LEED AP

Treasurer - Michael J. Galli, P.E., D.GE

Education Committee - Tim O. Moore, Ph.D., P.E.

Fundraising Committee
- Christene Mitchell, P.E.

Membership Committee - Mark Scholefield, P.E.

Research Committee
- Jessica M.W. Hou, P.E.

Past Chair -
Mark Scholefield, P.E.

ODU Alumni Chapter Representative

Kevin Smith, Project Manager, Ramball

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Sherif Ishak, Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

Dr. Sandeep Kumar, Professor and CEEVC Secretary

Member Name Company Term

Christina Ammens, P.E.

City of Virginia Beach - Transportation


Cherryl Barnett, P.E. Jacobs Engineering Group 2025

Glenn Bottomley, P.E.



Bob Burkholder, P.E., LEED AP

Clark Nexsen


James Durbin, PE, LLED AP RK&K 2025
Theresa Fajardo, P.E. RK&K 2026

Michael J. Galli, P.E., D.GE

ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC


Carly Goldsborough, P.E. JMT 2026

Jessica M.W. Hou, P.E.

Gannett Fleming


Bruce W. Husselbee, Ph.D., P.E., DBIA

Hampton Roads Sanitation District


Jonathan Jarrett, P.E.


Jason R. Kerns, P.E., CDT



Christene Mitchell, P.E.



Tim O. Moore, PhD, PE, PMP, DBIA Tetra Tech 2025

Mark Scholefield, P.E.

GET Solutions


Tim Sivertson

Newport News Shipbuilding, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries


Todd R. Smith, P.E.

CDM Smith


John M. Stronach, P.E.



Tim Weeks, P.E.

Collins Engineers


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