El Paso, Texas. June 1, 2022: LIMBS International, Inc. has restructured its Board of Directors and senior management.
John Busch, PhD, PE, the longstanding Chairman of the Board, is relinquishing the chairmanship, but will remain on the Board.
Eric Minelga, MS, MBA, a Senior Engineering Manager at The Boeing Company in Everett, WA, has been named the new Chairman. Eric has been actively involved with LIMBS since it was founded in 2004.
Roger Gonzalez, PhD, PE and Founder of LIMBS, has stepped down from being an active member of the LIMBS Board during his UK/Ireland Fellowship on the Current State of Engineering Education and Professional Development (June 2022-May 2023), but will consult on an as-needed basis.
Lucas Galey, MS and PhD Candidate in Biomedical Engineering, has been named Executive Director. In addition to his regular responsibilities of managing the organization’s relationship with partner clinics and shipments of prosthetic devices around the world, Lucas coordinates LIMBS' engineering and manufacturing efforts by directing design and overseeing research projects. Currently, as part of his PhD thesis, he is also developing and testing the world's lowest cost "smart" knee.