Board of Trustees

2018-2019 Officers of the Board

Charlotte H. Hall, Chair
James A. Clayton, Vice Chair
S. Si Johnson, Vice Chair
Eugene V. N. Bissell, Treasurer
James E. Prince, Assistant Treasurer
Amy S. Courter, Secretary
Melanie K. Williams, Assistant Secretary

Members of the Board

Hashem Akhavan-Tafti '82, President /Chief Science Officer, AhuraTech LLC, Howell, Michigan
Eugene V. N. Bissell '76, Former President and CEO AmeriGas Propane, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Judith L. Bollinger '76, CEO, Judico Caital Pte Ltd., Singapore
Martha L. Campbell '72, Former US Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Venice, Florida
Jody Clark '80, Senior Vice President Leasing, Realterm, Annapolis, Maryland
James A. Clayton '78, Former Senior Managing Director, General Electric Capital, Norwalk, Connecticut
Jonathan R. Cunningham '84, Principal and Founder, Aequitas Advisors, LLC, Stamford, Connecticut
Amy S. Courter '83, Chief Operating Officer, inerTRAIN, Santa Monica, California
Harold J. Decker '67, Retired, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. Kalamazoo, Michigan
Helen B. Etkin '76, Partner, Etkin and Company, Walled Lake, Michigan
Gwen A. Fountain '68, Former Director of Investment Management, Indianapolis Children's Museum, Bonita Springs, Florida
Mark G. Ghafari '14 Financial Advisor, Merrill Lunch, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Jorge G. Gonzalez, President, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Charlotte H. Hall '66, Former Senior Vice President and Editor, Orlando Sentinel, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Donald L. Hafner '66, Former Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Boston College, Belmont, Massachusetts
James N. Heath '78, Executive Vice President of Customer Excellence, Flexfab, Hastings, Michigan
Jerrod A. Howlett '09, Senior Solutions Consultant, Google, New York, New York
S. Si Johnson '78, Former Group President, Stryker MedSurg Group, Richland, Michigan
Alexander C. Lipsey '72, Circuit Judge, Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Asia L. Morales '15, Strategic Projects Specialist, The Posse Foundation, New York, New York
Hans P. Morefield '92, Vice President, Population Health and Care Coordination, Experian Health, New York, New York
Donald R. Parfet, H'13 Managing Director, Apjohn Group, LLC, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Gail A. Raiman '73, President, Raiman Consulting, Arlington, Virginia
Christopher Reynolds '83, Managing Officer and General Counsel, Toyota Motor Corporation; Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Plano, Texas
James A. Robideau '76, General Manager, Tecumseh Packaging Solutions, Inc., Van Wert, Ohio
Mary Beth Sarhatt, Chaplain, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, Kalamazoo, Michigan
William R. Stoeri '78, Partner, Dorsey and Whitney, LLP, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jon L. Stryker '82, President and Founder, Arcus Foundation, New York, New York
Bonnie Wachter Swenby '69, Retired Dentist, Oxboro Dental Care, Bloomington, Minnesota
Amy E. Upjohn, Richland, Michigan
M. Elizabeth Washington '94, Director, Includion & Equality, Bronson Healthcare, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Richard E. Yehle '68, Former Contracts Manager, Alliance Wood Group Engineering, Houston, Texas
Debra L. Yourick '80, Director, Science Education and Strategic Communications, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland

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, Santa Fe, New Mexico, served 1985–96
Marlene C. Francis '58, Ann Arbor, Michigan, served 1980–98
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
Robert P. Kittredge, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1975–93
Robert O. Kramer H'07, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, served 2008–15
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
Alan E. Schwartz, Detroit, Michigan, served 1969–72
Ronda E. Stryker, Portage, Michigan, served 1988–2017
Ralph G. Wellington '68, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served 1991–96, 2000–05

This Academic Catalog is current as of Jul 16, 2019

An official catalog is produced each summer for the following academic year and stored in the Archives section of this site. These versions are used for degree audits. Throughout the year, approved changes are incorporated immediately. Updates that have been submitted and approved by early summer will be included in the archival catalog for the next academic year in mid-summer.