Education Committee

The purpose of the ECMC Education Committee is to promote and facilitate project logistics education initiatives to address the generational talent gaps within the project logistics industry. The committee works with universities and member organizations to attract, recruit and expose students studying to begin their careers in project logistics to multiple career opportunities and work processes across the project logistics industry. 

Committee Objectives

  • Promote industry participation in education initiatives to attract, recruit and train the next generation of logistics leaders. This involves engaging and encouraging ECMC member organizations to participate in an annual summer internship program.
  • Facilitate a strong connection between the project logistics industry and academic institutions to strengthen and advance project logistics education. This involves active participation and engagement with local universities and colleges through:
    • Program advisory board participation
    • Summer internship for students studying logistics 
    • Carrier fair, roundtable, and guest speaking participation 
    • Education day events and tour that expose students to various subsection of project logistics. Initiatives include: 
      • Breakbulk Education and Tour
      • Project Logistics Road Tour  


Jake Swanson Executive Sponsor DHL
Samuel Holmes Chairman Wood
Frank Schroder Member McDermott
John Rapacki Member Bechtel Corporation
Bill Keyes Member Fluor Corporation
Manendra Sharma Member Kiewit
John Hark Member-Past Chair Bertling Logistics
Jessica Anderson Member Agility Project Logistics
Shannon Pool Member- Past Chair Agility Project Logistics
Ron Porter Member UTC Overseas
Richard Knoll Member Drexel Logistics
Stefanie Roberts Member Fracht USA
Dennis Mottolla  Emeritus Member Retired