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.

Nominations for 2024-2025 service are now open. Please submit your application by April 15, 2024.

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Executive Committee Members

Melissa Orth, past chair
University of Florida

Tamara Stoner, chair
Delaware State University

Gayle Horwitz, vice chair
City University of New York

Sheila Severson, secretary
Viterbo University

Laure Christensen
Park University

Nicole F. Reeves
University of New Mexico Foundation

Amelia Arnold
Saint Louis University

Brent Schrader
University of Delaware

Matthew Paskin
University of Alaska Foundation

Andy Lounder
AGB liaison

Programs Committee Members

Laure Christensen, chair
Park University

Nicole Reeves, vice chair
University of New Mexico Foundation

Cathy Andrew
Northern Michigan University

Megan Ayers
East Carolina University

Jessica Burns
WVU Foundation

Lisa Cousino-Hoersten
The University of Toledo Foundation

Heather Fehn
The College of New Jersey

Lauren Ferguson
University of Central Florida Foundation

Kymberly Graves
Morgan State University Foundation

Katie Herschede
Widener University

Tina Holloway
The University of Texas System

Jason Langworthy
University of Minnesota System

Tina Montemayor
The University of Texas System Administration

Teresa Perez
The University of Tampa

Vicki Reaume
Eastern Michigan University

Jessica Spruill
East Carolina University Foundation

Professional Development Committee Members

Amelia Arnold, co-chair
Saint Louis University

Brent Schrader, co-chair
University of Delaware

Matthew Paskin, vice chair
University of Alaska Foundation

Sheyonn Baker
Hollins University

Kristen Coffey
University of Maryland College Park Foundation

Edward Cullinane
Babson College

Anne Fenton
City Unviersity of New York

Elizabeth Kassebaum
College of Charleston

Julie Miller
Wayne State University

Denise Nelson Nash
Scripps College

Scott Olson
Utah State University Foundation

Melissa Orth
University of Florida

Annie Redd
Virginia State University

Sheila Severson
Viterbo University

Lawanda Tyus
Howard University