CA2VES Leadership 2017-05-19T10:37:40+00:00

Leadership Team

CA2VES brings together global and regional industry and educational partners to develop and disseminate DLTs to improve education and training for the advanced manufacturing, aviation, and automotive manufacturing industries in SC and adjacent states.

Principal Investigator

Anand K. Gramopadhye
Clemson University

CO-PIs

The Co-PIs represent regional 2-year colleges who partner with CA2VES to create the products that improve the access to, and quality and capacity of, associate degree technology programs and certificates to educate an advanced manufacturing, aviation, and automotive manufacturing workforce.

tressa gardner
Elaine Craft
Director, SCATE:
Florence-Darlington
Technical College
Jeff Hunt
Dean of Technologies:
Spartanburg Community
College
Tressa Gardner
Project Manager:
Florence-Darlington
Technical College
Shane Isbell
Department Head:
Greenville Technical
College

National Visiting Committee

Name Organization Role
Celeste Carter
Lead Program Officer
National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Center
Al Schwabenbauer National Visiting Committee Chair
Serita Acker
Director
Clemson University Center for STEM Opportunity and Diversity National Visiting Committee Members
Joe Angalet
Engineering & Training Manager
Michelin North America National Visiting Committee Members
Ryan Childers
Section Mgr. – Apprentice & Assoc. Training
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC National Visiting Committee Members
David Clayton
Executive Director
Center for Manufacturing Innovation, Greenville Technical College National Visiting Committee Members
Bryan Dods
Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) National Visiting Committee Members
Charles Farrell
Executive Coordinator
SC Military Base Task Force National Visiting Committee Members
Barry Frano
Dean of Aeronautical Studies
Trident Technical College National Visiting Committee Members
Hope Rivers
VP for Academic & Student Affairs
SC Technical College System National Visiting Committee Members
Al Spain National Visiting Committee Members
Chuck Spangler
President
SC Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Visiting Committee Members
Russ Marion
Professor
Clemson University Eugene T. Moore School of Education External Evaluator
Xiaoyan (Gemma) Jiang
Research Assistant
Clemson University Eugene T. Moore School of Education External Evaluator
Sandra Mikolaski Consultant External Evaluator
Manjari Wijenaike Consultant External Evaluator