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.

Executive Committee

Guilherme Costa
Ithaca College

Sarah Dirksen
University of Minnesota

Tina Holloway
The University of Texas System

Gayle Horwitz
City University of New York

Chad Jordahl
DePaul University

Chamonix Meija
Texas Tech Foundation

Denise Nelson Nash
Scripps College

Melissa Orth
University of Florida

Brian Steeves
University of Minnesota

Tamara Stoner
Delaware State University

Programs Committee

Laure Christensen
Park University

Joanne Connor
Rowan University

Guilherme Costa
Ithaca College

Sarah Dirksen
University of Minnesota

Lauren Ferguson
University of Central Florida Foundation

Susan Green
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Gayle Horwitz
City University of New York

Elizabeth Kassebaum
College of Charleston

Michelle Kuykendall
Northwest Nazarene University

Lorrie Kyle
Rollins College

Menia Lee
Voorhees College

Diane McCain
State University System of Florida 

Virginia Melendez
New Jersey City University

Karen Monteleone
University of Central Florida

Tina Montemayor
The University of Texas System

Kevin Muldoon
Arcadia University

Annie Redd
Virginia State University

Brent Schrader
University of Delaware

Brian Steeves
University of Minnesota

Janine Swanson
University of the Pacific

Kai Swanson
Augustana College

Professional Development Committee

Kelsey Andrade
Wheaton College

Amelia Arnold
Saint Louis University

Jessica Burns
West Virginia University Foundation

Rian Curley
California Lutheran University

Alysson Cwyk
Moore College of Art and Design

Meg Evans
Portland State University Foundation

Heather Fehn
The College of New Jersey

Vikki Gore
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Katie Herschede
Widener University

Chad Jordahl
DePaul University

Chamonix Meija
Texas Tech Foundation

Julie Miller
Wayne State University

David Moore
Ohio University

Elena Palladino
Smith College

Matthew Paskin
University of Alaska Foundation

Ada Porter
American University of Beirut

Marsha Schnirring
Occidental College

Tamara Stoner
Delaware State University

Lisa Thomson
The College of Saint Rose