Board of Trustees

2016-2017 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, MI
Eugene V. N. Bissell '76, Former President and CEO AmeriGas Propane, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Martha L. Campbell '72, Former Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Venice, Florida
Jody Clark '80, Chief Operating Officer, Beatty Development Group, LLC, Baltimore, Maryland
James A. Clayton '78, Former Senior Managing Director, General Electric Capital, Norwalk, Connecticut
Jevon A. Caldwell-Gross '04, Pastor, St. Marks United Methodist Church, Montclair, New Jersey
Amy S. Courter '83, Chief Operating Officer, Dynamic Computer Corporation, Farmington Hills, Michigan
Harold J. Decker '67, Of Council, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. Las Cruces, New Mexico
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
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. Hafer '66, Retired, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Boston College, Belmont, Massachussetts
James N. Heath '78, Former President, Stryker Instruments, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Jerrod A. Howlett '09, Technical 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
Erin M. Mazzoni '07, Senior Manager FP&A, Global Apparel and Accessories, Under Armour, Baltimore, Maryland
Hans P. Morefield '92, Vice President, Population Health and Care Coordination, Experian Health, New York, New York
Jody K. Olsen, Former Deputy Director, Peace Corps, Washington, D.C.
Brad E. O'Neill '93, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, TechValidate Software, Inc., Emeryville, California
Donald R. Parfet, 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 Sales, USA, Inc., Torrance, California
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
Ronda E. Stryker, Portage, Michigan
Bonnie Wachter Swenby '69, Retired Dentist, Oxboro Dental Care, Bloomington, Minnesota
Amy E. Upjohn, Richland, 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, Sante 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
James F. Jones, Jr. H'04, Atlanta, Georgia, served 1996–2004
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
W. Price Laughlin, Atherton, California, served 1963–80
E. Turner Lewis '63, Battleboro, Vermont, served 1991–2009
Elizabeth Upjohn Mason H'93, Kalamazoo, Michigan, served 1973–91
Mary M. McLean '61, Portage, Michigan, served 1990–2008
James W. Morrell '53, Atherton, California, served 1985–2000
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
Ralph G. Wellington '68, Phildelphia, Pennsylvania, served 1991-96, 2000-05
Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran H'16, Winston-Salem North Carolina, served 2005-2016