COE Alumni Elected to Board of Directors

Kerry Cooley Bruggemann
Kerry Cooley Bruggemann, ’06 ME

Two graduates of the College of Engineering were recently elected to the Villanova University Alumni Association (VUAA) Board of Directors.

Kerry Cooley Bruggemann, PE, LEED, AP, ’06 ME, is a principal at Michaud Cooley Erickson, a consulting engineering firm in Minneapolis–St. Paul. She has worked in the consulting engineering field since 2006, and her background includes the design of HVAC and plumbing systems for public, commercial, industrial, office and retail building projects.

Kerry is a board member and former president of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers and also is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers.

Joe Lamack ’87 ChE
Joe Lamack ’87 ChE

Joe Lamack ’87 ChE, of Macungie, Pa., is the CO2 general manager at Air Products and Chemicals Inc. Commissioned as an ensign in the US Navy through Villanova’s Naval ROTC program, Lamack served on active duty with the Navy for six years. He retired as a captain in the Naval Reserves after serving for an additional 20 years. Lamack joined Air Products and Chemicals in 1993, and he has held several engineering, commercial and operations positions. He has worked principally at the company’s world headquarters in Trexlertown, Pa.

Also newly elected to the board were alumni John Pund, CPA, Esq., ’78 VSB, ’03 MBA, ’09 LLM of Newtown Square, Pa., and Greta Kropp Gilbode ’02 CLAS, of Merion Station, Pa. Pund is managing director of JLP & Associates LLC, a professional service firm specializing in finance counsel services to attorneys, courts and business owners. Gilbode is the assistant director of PeriOperative Services Technical Operations at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

The VUAA Board of Directors is the governing body responsible for establishing the overall strategic direction of the VUAA. They symbolize vital additions that will help the VUAA continue its mission of engaging alumni and supporting the connection between alumni and the University.