Board of Trustees

The members of the Board of Trustees have many roles supporting the University.

Their roles include:

  • Directing the president who, in turn, manages the University
  • Providing vital policy leadership and oversight in critical areas
  • Evaluating the extent to which the Central Administration effectively supports the faculty and students in their pursuits
  • Overseeing the University’s financial performance
  • Actively participating in academic planning
  • Donating to and oversight of the advancement function, which seeks funds to support the University.
  • Long-range planning
  • Helping to define the philosophy of the University

 

Dr. Lambert E. Althaver
Dr. Lambert E. Althaver
Retired Chairman & CEO
The Walbro Corporation
Cass City, Michigan
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Dr. Phillip D. Brady
Dr. Phillip D. Brady
Alexandria, VA
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Dr. Daniel G. DeVos
Dr. Daniel G. DeVos (’80 Alum)
Chairman, President & CEO
DP Fox Ventures, LLC
Ada, Michigan
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James C. Fabiano
James C. Fabiano II
President
Fabiano Brothers, Inc.
Freeland, Michigan
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Richard J. Garber
Richard J. Garber
President, Garber Management Group
Saginaw, MI
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Robert Grubb
Robert Grubb (’80 Alum)
Co-founder and CEO
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, Colorado
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Rick Guirlinger
Rick Guirlinger
President
Bourke Services
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Dr John R Hantz
Dr. John R. Hantz (’84 Alum)
CEO
Hantz Group, Inc.
Detroit, Michigan
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Dr. John A Hohman
Dr. John A. Hohman
Retired
Monroe Auto Equipment Company
Sand Point, Michigan & Stuart, Florida
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Edward J. McBrien
Edward J. McBrien (’81 Alum)
President, Sales and Distributor Operations
MillerCoors
Hinsdale, Illinois
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Rick Guirlinger
Steve Madincea
Owner
PRISM
London, England
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Dr. Terry L. Neese
Dr. Terry L. Neese
President and Co-Founder

Institute for the Economic Empowerment of Women (IEEW)

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Jennifer T. Panning
Jennifer T. Panning (’92 Alum)
President
Artisan Tile Inc.
Brighton, Michigan
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Dr. William A. Parlberg
Dr. William A. Parlberg (’79 & ’00 Alum)
President and COO
Zehnder's of Frankenmuth
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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Dr. Maureen L. Smith
Dr. Maureen L. Smith
Entrepreneur
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
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Noelle M. Walsh
Noelle M. Walsh
Corporate Vice President Supply Chain,
The Dow Chemical Company
Midland, MI
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Dr. Albert F. Zehnder
Dr. Albert F. Zehnder
Chairman and CEO
Zehnder's of Frankenmuth
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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Trustees Emeriti

Dr. Robert M. Fairchild, President, Fairchild Management Company
Dr. John J. Ferron
Lynn Ferron
Dr. Jerome M. (Jerry) Fullinwider, Vice Chairman, Hillwood International Energy
Dr. Louis J. Furlo, Sr., Chairman of the Board, Morley Companies, Inc.
Dr. Christi Harris, President and CEO, The Christi Harris Companies, Inc.
Lyttleton T. Harris IV
Dr. Marjorie McIntyre Hohman
Dr. Leo C. Jerome, President, Story Automotive Group
Dr. Cleve L. Killingsworth, Jr.
Dr. Terence F. Moore
Dr. Macauley Whiting, Jr.