Board of Trustees

The Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees is composed of 29 members including the president. The Board, which represents the major sectors of society, is national in composition and has strong representation from the Kalamazoo community and from alumni. Additionally, 25 individuals hold the status of Emeriti Trustee. The President and Vice President of the Alumni Association Executive Board may serve as ex-officio members of the Board.

Officers of the Board

S. Si Johnson, Chair
James A. Clayton, Vice Chair
Hans P. Morefield, Treasurer
Catherine Bonnes, Interim Assistant Treasurer
Amy S. Courter, Secretary
Melanie K. Williams, Assistant Secretary

Members of the Board of Trustees

Hashem Akhavan-Tafti ’82, President, AhuraTech, LLC, Howell, MI
Judith L. Bollinger, ’77, CEO, Judico Capital Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Martha Campbell ’72, Retired, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Venice, FL
Jody L. Clark, ’80, Senior Vice President, Leasing, Realterm, Annapolis, MD
James A. Clayton ’78, Retired, Senior Managing Director, GE Capital, New Canaan, CT
Amy S. Courter ’83, CEO, inerTRAIN, Santa Monica, CA
Jonathan R. Cunningham ’84, Principal and Founder, Aequitas Advisors, LLC, Stamford, CT
Helen B. Etkin  ’76, Partner, Etkin & Co., Walled Lake, MI
Gwen A. Fountain ’68, Retired, Director of Investment Management, Children’s Museum, Indianapolis, IN and Bonita Springs, FL
Mark G. Ghafari ’14, Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch, Grand Rapids, MI
Jorge G. Gonzalez, President, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI
Donald L. Hafner ’66, Retired, Vice Provost, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Boston College, Belmont, MA
Charlotte H. Hall ’66, Retired, Senior Vice President and Editor, The Orlando Sentinel, Newtown Square, PA
James N. Heath ’78, Founder and Principal of 3L Coaching, LLC, Richland, MI
S. Si Johnson ’78, Retired, Group President, Stryker MedSurg Group, Richland, MI
Alexander C. Lipsey  ’72, Circuit Judge, Kalamazoo County, Kalamazoo, MI
Asia L. Morales, ’15, Strategic Projects Specialist, The Posse Foundation, New York, NY
Hans P. Morefield ’92, Vice President, Population Health and Care Coordination, Experian Health, New York City, NY
Donald R. Parfet, Managing Director, Apjohn Group, LLC, Kalamazoo, MI
Gail A. Raiman ’73, Consultant, Raiman Consulting, LLC, Arlington, VA
Christopher P. Reynolds ’83, Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Plano, TX
Mary Beth Sarhatt, Community Volunteer, Kalamazoo, MI
William R. Stoeri  ‘78, Managing Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Minneapolis, MN
Jon L. Stryker ’82, President and Founder, Arcus Foundation, New York, NY
Bonnie Wachter Swenby ’69, Retired, Dentist, Oxboro Dental Care, Bloomington, MN
M. Elizabeth Washington ’94, Director, Inclusion and Equity, Bronson Healthcare, Kalamazoo, MI
Amy E. Upjohn, Community Volunteer, Richland, MI
Richard E. Yehle ’68, Retired, Contracts Manager, Allied Wood Group Engineering, Houston, TX
Debra L. Yourick ’80, Director, Science Education and Strategic Communications, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD

Emeriti Trustees

John W. Brown H’03, Portage, Michigan, served 1980–95
Rosemary K. Brown, Portage, Michigan, served 1998-2009
Roger E. Brownell ’68, Fort Myers, Florida, served 1993-2016
Lawrence D. Bryan, Martinsville, Indiana, served 1990–96
Phillip C. Carra ’69, Fennville, Michigan, served 1990-2008
Joyce K. Coleman ’66, Dallas, Texas, served 1990-2008
James H. Duncan, Sante Fe, New Mexico, served 1985–96
Marlene C. Francis ’58, Ann Arbor, Michigan, served 1980–1998
Harry T. Garland ’68, Los Altos, California, served 1987-2005
Alfred J. Gemrich ’60, Delton, Michigan, served 1975–93
Otha Gilyard H’01, Columbus, Ohio, served 1979–97
James F. Jones, Jr. H’04, Atlanta, Georgia, served 1996-2004
Robert P. Kittredge, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1975–93
Robert. O. Kramer, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, served 2008-2015
Thomas W. Lambert ’63, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1986-2004
William E. LaMothe, Battle Creek, Michigan, served 1976–85 and 1988–90
E. Turner Lewis ’63, Brattleboro,Vermont, served 1991-2009
Elizabeth Upjohn Mason H’93, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1973–91
Mary M. McLean ’61, Portage, Michigan, served 1990-2008
Preston S. Parish H’97, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1985–98
William C. Richardson, Richland, Michigan, served 1997-2015
Omer Robbins, Jr., Manchester, Michigan, served 1954–84
Ronda E. Stryker, Richland, Michigan, served 1988–2017
Alan E. Schwartz, Detroit, Michigan, served 1969–72
Ralph G. Wellington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served 1991-1996, 2000-2005