Advisory Board

Industry advisory boards for each of the Department of Applied Sciences’ programs insure that the faculty is addressing industry needs and emerging industry trends through their curricula.

Members of the Nicholls Geomatics Program Advisory Committee:

  • Timothy Allen, PLS
    Past member of Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
    Apache Corporation
    Houma, La.
  • Louis Lyles Budden, PLS
    Past President of LSPS
    Baton Rouge, La.
  • Kevin Burdeaux, PLS
    Past President of LSPS
    Shreveport, La.
  • Kappy Cullum, PLS
    Nicholls Alumnus
    C&R Land Surveying, LLC
    Broussard, La.
  • Charles Coyle, III, PLS
    Past President of LSPS
    Coyle Engineering and Land Surveyors
    Bossier City, La.
  • Charles Coyle, PLS (LAPELS)
    Past President of LSPS
    Coyle Engineering and Land Surveyors
    Bossier City, La.
  • Steve Estopinal
    Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors
    Chalmette, La.
  • Ernie Gammon, Sr, PLS
    Member of Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
    Hydro Consultants
    Baton Rouge, La.
  • Morris Hebert, PLS
    Past President of LSPS
    Past Member of LA Board of Regents (BoR)
    Past Member of Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
    Mph Inc.
    Houma, La. 70360
  • Ricardo M. Johnson, PLS
    John Chance Land Surveys, Inc.
    Lafayette, La.
  • Paul Kocke, PLS
    Past President LSPS
    Gandolfo Kuhn, LLC
    Harahan, La.
  • David L. Paterson, PLS
    Past Member of Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
    Past President of LSPS
    LandSource, Inc.
    Baton Rouge, La.
  • James Pellegrin, PLS
    President of LSPS 2012
    T Baker Smith, LLC
    Houma, La.
  • John Plaisance, PLS
    Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors
    Galliano, La.
  • Clifford Smith, PLS (BoR)
    T Baker Smith, Inc.
    Houma, La.
  • Jack Stelly, PLS 
    Past Member of Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board
    C.L. Jack Stelly and Assoc.
    Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors
    Lafayette, La.
  • Vic Weston
    Board Member
    State Licencing Board for Contractors
    Tri-State Road Boring, Inc.
    Baton Rouge, La.
ACADEMIC MEMBERS
  • Dr. Terry Dantin
    Professor Emeritus
    Nicholls State University
  • Dr. James Elithorp
    Associate Professor
    Nicholls State University
  • Stephen Flynn, PLS
    Past President of LSPS
    Riverland Surveying Company, LLC
    La Place, La.
    and
    Instructor of Geomatics
    Nicholls State University
  • Dr. Balaji Ramachandran
    Associate Professor
    T Baker Endowed Professor
    Geomatics Program Coordinator
    Applied Sciences Department Head
    Nicholls State University