OAA Administrative

Three persons serve the Omega Alpha Association in administrative capacities, guided by a six person Board of Directors.

Wolter J. Fabrycky (Chairman Emeritus and Director)

Omega Alpha Association Founder.  Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech.  Chairman of Academic Applications International.  See the Charter Member page for Fabrycky’s biographical sketch.

Cihan Dagli (Chairman and Director)

Professor of Engineering Management and director of the Smart Engineering Systems Lab (SESL) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and Affiliated Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dagli received his PhD in Applied Operations Research in Large Scale Systems Design and Operation from the University of Birmingham in the UK, where he served as a British Council Fellow. See the Full Member page for Dagli’s biographical sketch.

Elizabeth A. McCrae (Secretary and Treasurer)

Music Director for a several Churches in New England USA.  Former Assistant to the Director of the School of Arts at Boston University, Executive Administrator for the music ensemble Alea III, President of the Chromatic Club of Boston and Founding Director and pianist for Summerstrings in both Boston and Woodstock.  Many contributions to development of the arts and civic events as a grant applicant, consultant, and advocate of volunteer initiatives at the community level, supported by the Corporation for Community and National Service.  Served six years as a member of the Board of Directors of the Vermont Land Trust.