Delaware EPSCoR State Committee

The Delaware EPSCoR State Committee includes leaders from academia, government, and the private sector and provides advice to the principal investigator and the leadership team to guide the progress of the Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) grant, assure alignment with institutional and state priorities, and identify opportunities to increase research capabilities within the state. The group meets annually. This committee currently includes the following members:

David Small, State Committee Chair 
Senior Consultant, Duffield Associates

Saundra DeLauder
Interim Provost, Delaware State University

Fran DiNuzzo
President/CEO ILC Dover

Jerry Esposito
Manager, Owner – Espo Enterprises, LLC

Helen Fischel
Director of Education, The Delaware Center for Horticulture

Shawn Garvin
Secretary, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Jeffrey Gibson
Provost, Wesley College

Ernesto B. Lopez
Delaware State Senator

William Matthaeus
Director, NASA EPSCoR, University of Delaware

Bruce Patrick
Tidewater Utilities

Charles G. Riordan
Deputy Provost for Research and Scholarship, University of Delaware

James Roszkowski
President, Discover Bank

Justina Sapna
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Delaware Technical Community College

Mike Scuse
Secretary, Delaware Department of Agriculture

Marian R. Young
President, BrightFields, Inc.