Officers of the Corporation

  • Cory L. Nettles, chair
  • Sarah E. Schott, vice chair
  • William J. Baer, secretary
  • Alice O. Boeckers, assistant secretary
  • Julia H. Messitte, assistant secretary
  • Mary Alma Noonan, treasurer
  • Amy Price, assistant treasurer

Committees of the Board of Trustees


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

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

David C. Blowers David C. Blowers '82
President, National Services, Northern Trust
Chicago, Illinois

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

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

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

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

Joanna de Plas Joanna de Plas '94
Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
New York, New York

Dean G. DuMonthier Dean G. DuMonthier '88
Managing Director - Portfolio Manager, Winslow Capital
Riverwoods, Illinois

Richard G. Fessler Richard G. Fessler '74
Lake Forest, Illinois

Frederick FisherFrederick Fisher
Architect, Frederick Fisher & Partners Architects
Los Angeles, California

Tamika Watson Franklin Tamika Watson Franklin '05
Director of Development, The Preuss School, University of California-San Diego
San Diego, California

Mei X. Gong Mei X. Gong '11
Global Product Manager, Cardinal Health
Dublin, Ohio

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

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

Lydia A. Howarth Lydia A. Howarth '75
Community Volunteer
Nashville, Tennessee

John D. Huber John D. Huber '84
Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
New York, New York

Dennis L. Klaeser Dennis L. Klaeser '80
Glenview, Illinois

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

Cheryl Wilson Kopecky Cheryl Wilson Kopecky '72
Elmhurst, Illinois

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sara A. Quandt Sara A. Quandt '73
Professor/Epidemiology & Prevention, Wake Forest University
Winston Salem, North Carolina

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

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

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

Jon StellmacherJon Stellmacher
Senior VP and Chief of Staff and Administration (Retired), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Appleton, Wisconsin

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

Evan M. Williams Evan M. Williams '10
Assistant Prof. of Music, Director of Instrumental Studies, Rhodes College
Memphis, Tennessee

Emeriti Trustees

Edith G. Andrew
Orland Park, Illinois

Robert A. Anker '64
Carmel, Indiana

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

Retired Professor of Marine Science
University of South Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida

Renee Goral Boldt '85
Community Volunteer
Appleton, Wisconsin

Robert C. Buchanan '62
Appleton, Wisconsin

Margaret Carroll '61
Appleton, Wisconsin

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

John H. Ellerman '58
Phoenix, Arizona

James D. Ericson
Chairman, Northwestern Mutual
Longboat Key, Florida

Richard L. Gunderson
Spicer, Minnesota

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

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

Harold E. Jordan '72
Greenwood, Virginia

Kim Hiett Jordan '58
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Thomas C. Kayser '58
Retired, Robins Kaplan LLP
Glencoe, Illinois

Herbert V. Kohler, Jr.
Executive Chairman, Kohler Company
Kohler, Wisconsin

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

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

George W. Mead II
Chairman, Mead Witter Foundation, Inc.
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

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

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

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

Nancy Scarff
Trustee, Stephen Edward Scarff Memorial Foundation
Los Altos, California

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

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

Cynthia Stiehl '89
Ephraim, Wisconsin

Priscilla Weaver '69
Retired, Mayer Brown
Jacksonville, Oregon