Board Professionals Leadership Group

The Board Professionals Leadership Group is an advisory group of board professionals with a mission of advancing and improving the profession. The group identifies emerging issues of higher education board governance concern and develops programming for events such as the Board Professionals Conference.

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Executive Committee

Denise Nelson Nash 
Scripps College

Melissa Orth 
University of Florida

Tamara Stoner 
Delaware State University

Tina Holloway
The University of Texas System

Gayle Horwitz 
The City University of New York (CUNY)

Matthew Paskin 
University of Alaska Foundation

Chad Jordahl 
DePaul University

Amelia Arnold 
Saint Louis University

Programs Committee

Julia Abel
University of Illinois System

Linda Barge-Miles
Florida A&M University

Nakia Barr
Michigan State University

Nicole Blount
University of Cincinnati

Laure Christensen
Park University

Becky Ebeling
Rhode Island School of Design

Ann Fenton
The City University of New York (CUNY)

Lauren Ferguson
University of Central Florida Foundation

Elizabeth Hamilton
University of Central Florida

Gayle Horwitz
The City University of New York (CUNY)

Katie Herschede
Widener University

Michelle Kuykendall
Northwest Nazarene University

Lynn Kush
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Diane McCain
State University System of Florida/Board of Governors 

Karen Monteleone
University of Central Florida

Tina Montemayor
The University of Texas System Administration

Vicki Reaume
Eastern Michigan University

Matthew Paskin – Vice Chair
University of Alaska Foundation

Marsha Schnirring
Occidental College

Brent Schrader
University of Delaware

Kai Swanson
Augustana College

Lisa Thomson
The College of Saint Rose

Sheena Tait-Rowan
University of Saskatchewan

Professional Development Committee

Amelia Arnold
Saint Louis University

Cheryl Baggs
Longwood University Foundation, Inc.

Sheyonn Baker
Hollins University

Jessica Burns
West Virginia University Foundation

Joanne Connor
Rowan University

Guilherme Costa
Ithaca College

Sarah Dirksen
University of Minnesota

Meg Evans
Portland State University Foundation

Heather Fehn
The College of New Jersey

Traci Fisher
University of Central Florida

Vikki Gore
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Chad Jordahl
DePaul University

Elizabeth Kassebaum
College of Charleston

Kathleen Keck
Paul Smith’s College

Camille Klutz-Leach

Northeastern University

Lorrie Kyle
Rollins College

Chamonix Meija
Texas Tech Foundation

Julie Miller
Wayne State University

Kevin Muldoon
Arcadia University

Michele Nelson
Seaton Hall University

Ada Porter
American University of Beirut

Shelia Severson
Viterbo University

Annie Redd
Virginia State University

Brian Steeves
University of Minnesota

Janine Swanson
University of the Pacific

Sharon Wright
Houston Community College