The Board consists of between 25 and 35 elected term trustees, 60 percent of whom must be alumni of the university, up to three recent graduate trustees, and the president of the university. 


Meet our current trustees.

Officers of the Corporation

  • Cory L. Nettles, chair
  • Sarah E. Schott, vice chair
  • William J. Baer, secretary
  • Christyn Abaray, assistant secretary
  • Samir Datta, treasurer
  • Amy Friedel, assistant treasurer
  • Eric Schacht, assistant secretary

Trustees

Christopher R. Anzalone Christopher R. Anzalone '91
President/CEO, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sidney K. Ayabe Sidney K. Ayabe '67
Owner, Ayabe Resolution

William J. Baer William J. Baer '72
Visiting Fellow in Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution

David C. Blowers David C. Blowers '82
Vice Chairman, Northern Trust

G. Evan Bravos G. Evan Bravos '10
Opera Singer

Daniel T. Busiel Daniel T. Busiel '84
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Trustmark Life Insurance Company

Louis B. Butler, Jr. Louis B. Butler, Jr. '73
Attorney (Retired), Dewitt LLP

Laurie Carter (ex-officio)Laurie Carter (ex-officio)
President

Shelley A. Davis Shelley A. Davis '92
President and CEO, The Coleman Foundation, Inc.

Dean G. DuMonthier Dean G. DuMonthier '88
Nuveen a TIAA Company

Richard G. Fessler Richard G. Fessler '74

Frederick FisherFrederick Fisher
Architect, Frederick Fisher & Partners Architects

Tamika Watson Franklin Tamika Watson Franklin '05
Senior Director, Southern California Major Gifts, University of California-Berkeley

Susan Long Hall Susan Long Hall '76
President and Founder, 95 Percent Group, Inc.

William O. Hochkammer William O. Hochkammer '66
Attorney/Partner, Honigman LLP

Lydia A. Howarth Lydia A. Howarth '75
Community Volunteer

Dennis L. Klaeser Dennis L. Klaeser '80

David N. Knapp David N. Knapp '89
Senior VP/Senior Managing Director, Wealth Management, Northern Trust

Cheryl Wilson Kopecky Cheryl Wilson Kopecky '72
Administrator and Teacher, Kindergarten - Graduate School

Barbara Smith Lawton Barbara Smith Lawton '87
Former Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin (2003-2011)

Christopher W. Murray Christopher W. Murray '75
Retired Officer, Department of State, U.S. Foreign Service

Peter M. Musser Peter M. Musser '78
Manager, Angeline Properties, LLC

Scott D. Myers Scott D. Myers '79
Managing Partner, Accenture (Retired)

Cory L. Nettles Cory L. Nettles '92
Founder and Managing Director, Generation Growth Capital, Inc.

Martha J. Olson Martha J. Olson '77
Former Corporate Officer and Group President, The Warnaco Group, Inc.

Robert F. Perille Robert F. Perille '80
Managing Member, Calvello Investments, LLC

Mansco Perry IIIMansco Perry III
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, MN State Board of Investment

Sara A. Quandt Sara A. Quandt '73
Professor/Epidemiology & Prevention, Wake Forest University

Francesca P. Romero Siekman Francesca P. Romero Siekman '11
Project Developer, Pimienta Films

Sarah E. Schott Sarah E. Schott '97
Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Gravie

Katy Schwartz-Strei Katy Schwartz-Strei '84
EVP and Chief Human Resource Officer, Emergent BioSolutions

Sachin ShivaramSachin Shivaram
CEO, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Company, Inc.

Breanna A. Skeets Breanna A. Skeets '12
Financial Center Manager, Bank of America

Jon StellmacherJon Stellmacher
Senior VP and Chief of Staff and Administration (Retired), Thrivent

Irene Strohbeen Irene Strohbeen '78
Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Anton R. Valukas Anton R. Valukas '65
Attorney, Jenner & Block

Emeriti Trustees

Edith G. Andrew

Robert A. Anker '64
Retired

Peter R. Betzer '64
CEO Business Development Group
St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, Inc.

Retired Professor of Marine Science
University of South Florida

Renee Goral Boldt '85
Community Volunteer

Robert C. Buchanan '62
Retired

Michael P. Cisler '78
Former CEO of JanSport, Inc.

James D. Ericson
Chairman, Northwestern Mutual

Richard L. Gunderson
Retired

Catheryn E. Hoehn '64
Counseling Consultant, Troy High School

J. Thomas Hurvis '60
President/CEO, Old World Industries, LLC

Harold E. Jordan '72

Kim Hiett Jordan '58

Susan Stillman Kane '72
Community Volunteer

Thomas C. Kayser '58
Retired, Robins Kaplan LLP

Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr. '77
Clinical Professor of Leadership-Kellogg School Management, Northwestern University

John A. Luke, Jr. '71
Non-executive chairman, WestRock Company

Overton B. Parrish, Jr. '55
President and Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Health Care, Inc.

Dwight A. Peterson '55
Retired Vice President and Treasurer, 3M Company

Jeffrey D. Riester '70
Attorney-Of Counsel, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Nancy Scarff
Trustee, Stephen Edward Scarff Memorial Foundation

Robert J. Schaupp '51
President, P & S Investment Company, Inc.

Dale R. Schuh '70
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sentry Insurance

Charlot Nelson Singleton '67
Educator, Menlo Park City School District

Cynthia Stiehl '89
Singer

Stephanie H. Vrabec '80
Educator (Retired)

Priscilla Weaver '69
Retired, Mayer Brown