The mission of the Keeping Sights Upward Journey Honors College Advisory Council is to advise and assist the Dean in garnering financial support for student scholarships and academic programs, strategic planning, and the development and implementation of short and long-term college initiatives. 

  • Mrs. Elizabeth Smith-Williams
    Trustee for Beacon Foundation Charitable Trust       
  • Mrs. Robin Schmidt Shore
    Immediate Past Chairperson

  • Dr. Jack H. Cohen, M.D.
    Past Chairperson

  • Mr. Masood Abdul Salam
    Advisory Council Member
    Data Engineer at T-Mobile USA 

  • Mr. Louis J. Boos
    Advisory Council Member
    President and Owner of Nordic Engineering Inc.

  • Mr. Peter de Kok
    Advisory Council Member

  • Dr. Howard Fagin
    Advisory Council Member
    President of Fagin Advisory Services Inc.

  • Mr. Marc Heilweil
    Advisory Council Member
    Founder, President, and Portfolio Manager at Spectrum Advisory Services, Inc. 
  • Mr. Barry Hyman
    Advisory Council Member
    Principal in Veracor Consulting Group

  • Mrs. Julie Kimball
    Advisory Council Member
    CEO of Summit Financial Solutions (Retired)

  • Mr. Vilas Patel
    Advisory Council Member
    Founder and President of Choice Gateway, LLC

  • Mr. Howard Shealy
    Advisory Council Member
    Professor Emeritus of History and Philosophy
    at KSU
  • Mr. Albert Tarica
    Advisory Council Member
    Partner at Conexus CPA Group LLC

  • Mr. Sawyer Simpson
    Student Representative

  • Ms. Ella Smith
    Student Representative

  • Mrs. Rosemary Brown
    Member Emeritus