2016-2017 Executive Board


Mark McDonnell

From Lafayette, LA, Mark is a senior in Civil Engineering with an interest in Geotechnical and Construction Engineering. He has previously served as the Steel Bridge Co-Captain for the 2016 competition and as Treasurer and Vice-President for his fraternity. He also has working experience with the Louisiana DOTD and Cajun Constructors, LLC. Mark plans to make Auburn ASCE one of the top chapters in the Southeast Region and in the nation. He is also active with the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and holds a commercial pilot's certificate..


Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan is a junior expecting to graduate December 2018. With a passion for structural engineering, Jonathan hopes to one day own his own design consulting firm specializing in bridge design. Before serving as Vice President, he was a member of the Concrete Canoe team for the 2015-2016 school year.

Contact Jonathan with questions regarding the Career Fair or the Career Series Lunches.


Andrew Bynum

Andrew is a sophomore in Civil Engineering from Friendswood, TX who will start Co-Op work in the Summer of 2017, expecting to graduate in 2020. In addition to his interest in the structural, geotechnical, and construction aspects of Civil Engineering, Andrew is currently enrolled in the Business-Engineering-Technology minor at Auburn. He has been an active part of Auburn's Freshman Leadership Program, the 2015-2016 Steel Bridge team, made the Dean's List in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, and is an Eagle Scout.


Charner Blue

Charner is a sophomore from Hoover, AL expecting to graduate in 2019. He led the Balsa Bridge team in the 2015-2016 year and was a committed member of the Steel Bridge team. Charner has a special interest in structures.

Steel Bridge Captain

Austin Harmon

Austin is a junior in Civil Engineering who hopes to pursue a future in water and waste water treatment when he graduates from Auburn in the Fall of 2018. He is from Lafayette, AL, a small town just north of Auburn. Austin is the Captain of the Steel Bridge team and would love to have anyone interested in any aspect of the bridge to contact him immediately.

Concrete Canoe Captain

Justin Lockhart

Justin is a junior expected to graduate in Fall 2017. He has a special interest in environmental and structural engineering.

2016-2017 Chairmen

OutCELL Chair

Ross Ellis

Ross is a sophomore expecting to graduate Fall 2018. He has a special interest in Environmental Engineering. Ross is from Huntsville, Alabama and is excited to improve OutCELL and its role in the chapter and the community.

As the OutCELL Chair, Ross is responsible for taking care of all things related to the Outdoor Civil Engineering Learning Lab (OutCELL).


Ishmael Lee

Ishmael is a senior Civil Engineering student from Montgomery, AL with a focus on structural engineering. His hobbies include keeping up with the latest in science and technology, reading, and photography. Ishmael's vision for the Auburn ASCE Student Chapter is to make it the premier chapter for ASCE students in the southeast.

As historian, Ishmael is responsible for completing the annual report, as well as documenting ASCE events throughout the year.

Social Chair

Davon Elder

Davon is a senior graduating in May 2017 from Troy, AL. He is most interested in the sub-discipline of transportation engineering and has an affinity for roads and bridges. Davon believes rehabilitating America's decaying infrastructure should be a top priority for our nation.

As social chair, Davon is responsible for organizing various social events throughout the year such as tailgates, camping trips and group outings. Please contact Davon with questions regarding social events.

Community Service Chair

Beverly Ceasar

Beverly is a senior in Civil Engineering from Dadeville, AL. She is most interested in structural engineering, and plans to do her senior design project in concrete structures. As the philanthropy chairman of ASCE she is excited about helping the chapter get involved with serving others on Auburn's campus and in the local communities. Beverly is also a member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Society of Women in Engineering (SWE), and an ambassador for the Academic Excellence Program for the College of Engineering.

Beverly is responsible for organizing community service projects. Please contact Beverly with any potential service projects.

Conference Chair

Auston Wingard

Auston is a senior in Civil Engineering from Alabaster, AL. He is interested in both construction and structural engineering. Auston joined ASCE last year, had a great time while attending the conference in Tuscaloosa, but hopes for better chapter performance in the future. As 2016-2017 conference chair, Auston hopes to turn things around and make many improvements to this year's outcome.

Contact Auston with any questions regarding the ASCE Student Conference.

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Justin Marshall

Dr. Marshall is Auburn ASCE's Faculty Advisor. His field of study is Structures, and he currently teaches the structures lab.