The Computing & Mathematics Advisory Council is an external group of alumni and friends of the Department of Computing and Mathematics at Oral Roberts University. The Council supports and advises the faculty in developing and accomplishing department goals and objectives, promotes the department in the community, and contributes to the well-being of the department and its students.


Council members contribute by doing the following:

  1. Providing advice and counsel to the faculty and department chair on important issues related to the programs, students, and outreach of the department.
  2. Providing information regarding relevant required knowledge, needed skills, and trends in technology industries to help guide academic offerings.
  3. Promoting and participating in new initiatives, such as initial and continuing accreditation.
  4. Promoting and participating in extending the reach and influence of the department to the larger community.
  5. Providing advice and counsel on broader STEM issues, programs, and initiatives.
  6. Engaging and actively supporting the fundraising efforts of the department.


Debra Sowell

Dr. Debra Sowell

ORU VPAA (Retired)

Dr. Debra Sowell is a retired tenured professor in the Department of Computing and Mathematics at Oral Roberts University...

Suzanne Behr

Suzanne Behr

(Retired), VP of Engineering, Sercel GRC

Suzanne Behr has a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and chemistry from ORU, an MBA from OSU, a Masters of Science engineering from TU, and a Certificate in Theology and...

Andrew Morris

Andrew Morris

Software Engineer, Flight Safety

Andrew Morris is a Staff Software Engineer at FlightSafety International Simulation. He graduated summa cum laude from Oral Roberts University...

Dane Boswell

Dane Boswell

Senior Global Process Consultant, Hilti, Inc.

He holds a B.S. degree in Management Information System (Class ’93) and MBA from Oral Roberts University. He is currently employed as Senior Global Process...

Andy Tripp

Andy Tripp

Senior Vice President of Technology, TTCU Federal Credit Union.

He has over 20 years’ experience in both Information Technology and management, with a diverse background in various...

kim sellers

Kim Sellers

Database Consultant Sellers Consulting

Kim Sellers graduated from ORU in 1981 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree...

Trey Bomier

Trey Bomier

Executive Director of Operations, Saint Francis Health System - Muskogee Hospital

Trey Bomier serves as the Director of the Institute for Emerging Technologies at Sain Francis Health System...

brien brown

Brien Brown

VP and Chief Information Officer, ONEOK

Brien Brown is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for ONEOK...

brent lewis

Brent Lewis

Director of Digital Platform Technolgy and Innovation, BOK Financial

Brent Lewis serves as the Director of Digital Platform Technology and Innovation for BOK Financial. In his role....

All full-time Computing and Mathematics faculty also serve on the Advisory Council:



September 13, 2022


CMAC fall 2022




Front row, left to right - Enrique Valderrama, Dane Boswell, Kim Sellers, Suzanne Behr (CMAC Chair), Jayne Ann Harder,  Sasha Turtova, Andy Tripp

Back row, left to right - Kenny Mullican, Andrew Morris, Trey Bomier, Andrew Lang(Department Chair), Jan Woerner, Stephen Wheat, Bryan Osborne

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