SPU SBGE Executive Advisory Board
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THE EAB

Executive Advisory Board

 

The Executive Advisory Board for the School of Business, Government and Economics at Seattle Pacific University has been established to offer resources, counsel, community leadership and activities that provide measurable support towards six defined outcomes that edify the students, faculty, alumni, tradition, mission and national standing of the School.

 
 
 
 

RESPONSIBILITIES of the executive advisory board at sbge

  • Advise the School on a range of curricular and extra curricular matters
  • Connect the School's faculty and students to the business community
  • Serve as a pool of potential resources for one-off requests (e.g., deliver a guest lecturer in a particular class; host a breakfast with interested students)
  • Provide financial support to the School that helps improve the quality of programs
  • Enhance the credibility of the School in the broader business community by being publicly identified as member of the EAB
  • Serve as effective ambassadors for the School in the broader community

EAB MEMBER'S COMMITMENTS

     Expected

  • Be available to speak in classes
  • Attend 3x yearly EAB meetings
  • Be willing to mentor a student
  • Advise the dean and aid in strategic planning
  • Serve as a bridge between SPU and the business community
  • Be willing to host periodic meals with small groups of students
  • Assist in leveraging external resources for the School of Business, Government, and Economics
  • Contribute annual dues -- currently $1000.00

   Additional expected commitments of executive leadership team members

  • Attend quarterly strategy sessions (3-4 per year)
  • Help raise an additional $10,000 for SBGE during his or her term

Optional

  • Attend an orientation meeting
  • Serve on affinity groups or task forces (e.g., Center for Applied Learning, Center for Integrity in Business, Global Learning, Social Enterprise, etc.)
  • Provide career assistance to students

 


 

The EAB fulfills its mission through five divisions and an Executive Leadership Team working directly with and at the pleasure of the dean of SBGE

 

Student and Faculty Relations Team

Interacts with the associate deans and faculty members to identify opportunities for EAB members to participate in classrooms, student organizations, community service projects and mentoring relationships.

CONTACT

KRISTI DRAKE
kristidrake@me.com
 
MIKE MILOJEVICH
mikem@buildbeyond.com
 

Affinity Groups

 

Led by the faculty of SBGE, are an important part of the Executive Advisory Boards process, allowing members and other community leaders to focus their attention on a single area of the school.

CONTACT

SBGE DEAN, Ross Stewart
rstewart@spu.edu
 

EAB Ethics Council

The EAB serves as a peer support program and think tank for its members regarding issues related to Ethics and Business.  EAB members are encouraged to search out the advice and counsel regarding ethical challenges that each may be confronting in business, service to society, and demonstrating one's faith. 

The EAB enjoys a working relationship with the Center for Integrity in Business.

CONTACT

ROGER MOLVAR
rmolvar@yahoo.com
 

Board & Community Relations Team

Focuses on recruiting EAB members--overseeing a year-round outreach program to inform and involve participants in the work of the Board, and supporting annual dues and a member fundraising campaigns.

CONTACT

RANDALL LANE
lanestar@earthlink.net
 

Dean's Executive Advisors

An ad hoc groups of EAB members invited by the dean of SBGE to consult on specific projects and programs or provide feedback on confidential challenges and opportunities facing the School.

CONTACT

JEFFREY WILCOX
jeffreyrwilcox@msn.com
THOM KROON
mtk117@aol.com