External Advisory Board

The UMBS Advisory Board is a non-governing body made up of station alumni and friends.  It works with the Director to increase the Station's visibility and improve its financial sustainability.

The current UMBS Advisory Board members are:

Thomas Borders, U-M alumnus (MA); co-founder, Borders Book Shop; President, Midtown Group

David Cole, U-M alumnus (BSME, MSME, PhD ME); founder and chair, Center for Automotive Research

Hal Davis, UMBS alumnus and former TA; U-M alumnus (BA, MBA); founder, BlueGill Technologies

Jim Fitzpatrick, U-M alumnus (BA, MBA); retired from General Motors

David Gates, UMBS past director, former instructor, alumnus and "camp kid;" U-M alumnus (BS, MS, PhD)

Linda Greer, UMBS alumna and former researcher and teaching assistant; Health Program Director at Natural Resources Defense Council.

Mark Paddock, UMBS past Associate Director

Gary Rentrop, U-M alumnus (BBA); founding partner of Rentrop & Morrison law firm in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

Marilynn Smith, UMBS mini-course instructor, former researcher and alumna; retired biology teacher and mycologist

Christopher Steffen, U-M alumnus (BA); retired executive from business, including CitiCorp/CitiBank, Honeywell, Inc., and Chrysler Corporation.

Marty Stockard, UMBS former Dean of Women and "camp kid;" U-M alumna (BA)

Mac Waldorf, UMBS alumnus; U-M alumnus (BS); co-founder, Apjohn Group