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The volunteer members of the Dean's Advisory Board work collaboratively with the Burnett Honors College leadership to help advance the college’s mission and vision by:

  • Identifying strategic connections and resources in the community, region and nation
  • Exploring ways the college can maximize community involvement
  • Participating in ongoing strategic initiatives
  • Assisting with the cultivation and solicitation of both public and private financial support

The Board members represent a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds.

Dean's Advisory Board

Board Chair

  • Trevor Brewer ’97
    Partner, BrewerLong PLLC

Board Members

  • Nicholas Abrahams ’20MNM
    Senior Vice President of Corporate Engagement and Partnerships, Orlando Economic Partnership
  • Carla DeLoach ’96
    Principal, DeLoach, P.L.
  • Rizwan S. Hussain
    CEO, Noble Wireless Group / Noble Capital Group
  • Brit Massing ’93
    President/Owner, The Staffing Resource Group / SRG Life Science
  • Mary Beth Morgan
    Director of Operations, The Glenda G. Morgan Charitable Foundation
  • Beena Parikh, PhD
    Practice Administrator, Premier Cardiology & Vascular Associates
  • Shara Pathak ’04
    President, Price Chopper Group of Companies
  • Christine Wydra ’93
    Chief Advisor, Wydra Advisory Services

Emeritus Members

  • Linh Dang ’93
    Chief Development Officer, Addition Financial
  • Helen Donegan
    Vice President Emerita, UCF Community Relations
  • José Fernández, PhD
    Dean Emeritus & Professor Emeritus, UCF
  • Gil Kemp
    Education Philanthropist
  • Sanjay Sam Srinivasan ’95
    President, Global Enterprises / Global Eye Wear


Seated L to R: José Fernández, Linh Dang, Christine Wydra, Dean Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de Piñeres, Trevor Brewer, Beena Parikh
Standing L to R: Renzo Martorella (UCF Foundation), Gil Kemp, Senior Associate Dean Marty Dupuis, MaryBeth Morgan, Brit Massing, Sanjay Srinivasan