Standing Committees

Committees of the Board of Trustees 2016-2017

Steering Committee:

Steering Committee Statute

  • Edward W. Ahart (2017), Chair
  • Robert E. Sell (2018), Vice Chair
  • Nancy J. Kuenstner (2020), Secretary
  • Alison R. Byerly (Presidential Tenure), President
  • Samuel R. Chapin (2018), Chair, Financial Policy
  • Angel L. Mendez (2018), Chair, Trustees and Governance
  • Stephen D. Pryor (2018), Chair, Capital Campaign

Executive Committee:

Executive Committee Statute

  • Edward W. Ahart (2017), Chair
  • Robert E. Sell (2018), Vice Chair
  • Nancy J. Kuenstner (2020), Secretary
  • Alison R. Byerly (Presidential Tenure), President
  • Stephen D. Pryor (2018), Chair, Capital Campaign
  • James R. Fisher (2019), Chair, Audit Committee
  • J.B. Reilly (2018), Chair, Development, Alumni and Community Relations
  • Sylvia Daniels Weaver (2018), Chair, Educational Policy Committee
  • Samuel R. Chapin (2017), Chair, Financial Policy Committee
  • Donald E. Morel, Jr. (2019), Chair, Grounds and Buildings Committee
  • Leo A. Helmers (2017), Chair, Investments Committee
  • Elisabeth H. MacDonald (2019), Chair, Student Life Committee
  • Angel L. Mendez (2018), Chair, Trustees and Governance
  • Barbara Levy (2018), Trustee and Vice Chair, Capital Campaign

Committee on Audit:

Committee on Audit Statute

  • James R. Fisher (2019), Trustee, Chair
  • David M. Roth (2019), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • George M. Jenkins (2017), Trustee
  • Cynthia Y. Paige (2020), Trustee
  • Qin Lu (2018), Faculty (alt. W. Mark Crain)
  • Secretary: Roger A. Demarseki, Vice President for Finance & Administration and Treasurer
  • Deputy Secretary: Rosemary M. Bader

Committee on Compensation:

Committee on Compensation Statute

  • Edward W. Ahart (2017), Chair
  • Robert E. Sell (2018), Vice Chair
  • Nancy J. Kuenstner (2020), Secretary
  • John A. Fry (2021), Trustee
  • Michael C. Heaney (2017), Trustee
  • Barbara Levy (2018), Trustee
  • TBD, Trustee

Committee on Development, Alumni and Community Relations:

Committee on Development, Alumni and Community Relations Statute

  • J.B. Reilly (2018), Trustee, Chair
  • Susan L. Fox (2019), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • James L. Benjamin (2020), Trustee
  • James R. Fisher (2019), Trustee
  • Barbara Levy (2018), Trustee
  • Claudine D. Lilien (2020), Trustee
  • Bruce Maggin (2017), Trustee
  • Maurice J. Bennett (2017), Trustee Associate
  • S. Robert Beane Jr. ’58, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Gary A. Evans ’57, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Douglas R. Marvin ’69, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Mark B. Weisburger ’55, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Jordan L. Brugg ’03 (2019), Alumnus
  • Michael A. Weisburger ’82 (2018), Alumnus
  • Susan L. Averett (2018), Faculty (alt. R. Mattison)
  • Emily M. Keller-Coffey ’18 , Student
  • Co-Secretaries: Kimberly A. Spang, Vice President for Development and College Relations; Mark Eyerly, Vice President for Marketing and Communications
  • Invited to Attend: Lisa J. Kassel ’79, President, Alumni Association; Jonathan S. Ellis ’98, President-Elect, Alumni Association; Stacey M. Leibowitz ’92, Chair, Lafayette Leadership Council; Lance D. Podell ’86, Vice-Chair, Lafayette Leadership Council; Megan O’Neill ’96, Chair, West Coast Advisory Council; Eileen Hamill Fiore ’76, Vice-Chair, West Coast Advisory Council

Committee on Educational Policy:

Committee on Educational Policy Statute

  • Sylvia Daniels Weaver (2018), Trustee, Chair
  • John A. Fry (2021), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • Judson C. Linville (2020), Trustee
  • Cynthia Y. Paige (2020), Trustee
  • Joseph T. Cox ’68, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Jefferson W. Kirby ’84, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • Riley K. Temple ’71, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • John L. O’Keefe ’96, VP & CIO; IT Liason
  • Amanda Alpert Knight ’99 (2017), Alumna
  • Clive A. Meanwell P’18 (2018), Alumnus
  • Bianca M. Falbo (2018), Faculty (alt. A. Childs)
  • Rachel M. Rubino ’17, Student
  • Secretary: S. Abu Rizvi, Provost
  • Deputy Secretary: Robin C. Rinehart, Dean of the Faculty
  • Invited to Attend: Gregory V. MacDonald, Vice President for Enrollment Management; Jamila Bookwala, Dean of Curriculum and Research; Terese A. Heidenwolf, Acting Dean of the Libraries

Committee on Financial Policy:

Committee on Financial Policy Statute

  • Samuel R. Chapin (2017), Trustee, Chair
  • James R. Birle Jr. (2021), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • Linda Assante Carrasco (2017), Trustee
  • Michael C. Heaney (2017), Trustee
  • S. Kent Rockwell (2019), Trustee
  • David M. Roth (2019), Trustee
  • Lauren A. Steinitz (2017), Trustee Associate
  • Walter A. Scott, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • John L. O’Keefe ’96, VP & CIO; IT Liason
  • Quincy L. Miller ’97 (2019), Alumnus
  • Jose A. Rodriguez ’84 (2017) Alumnus
  • Donald C. Jackson (2018) , Faculty (alt. K. Seeler)
  • Ha H. Vu ’17, Student
  • Secretary: Roger A. Demareski, Vice President for Finance & Administration and Treasurer
  • Deputy Secretary: Rosemary M. Bader

Committee on Grounds and Buildings:

Committee on Grounds and Buildings Statute

  • Donald E. Morel, Jr. (2019), Trustee, Chair
  • Stephen D. Pryor (2018), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • Harry S. Cherken, Jr. (2020), Trustee
  • Leo A. Helmers (2017), Trustee
  • Harold N. Kamine (2020), Trustee
  • Kevin R. Mandia (2020), Trustee
  • Angel L. Mendez (2018), Trustee
  • Carl G. Anderson Jr. ’67, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • George F. Rubin ’64, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
  • John L. O’Keefe ’96, VP & CIO; IT Liason
  • Sean A. Bluni ’90 (2019), Alumnus
  • Alex L. Karapetian ’04 (2019), Alumnus
  • Gary P. Gordon (2018) Faculty (alt. A. von Wahl)
  • Michael D. Bennett ’17, Student
  • Secretary: Roger A. Demareski, Vice President for Finance & Administration and Treasurer
  • Deputy Secretary: Rosemary M. Bader

Committee on Investments:

Committee on Investments Statute

  • Leo A. Helmers (2017), Trustee, Chair
  • Michael C. Heaney (2017), Trustee, Vice Chair
  • James R. Birle Jr. (2021), Trustee
  • Linda Assante Carrasco (2017), Trustee
  • Samuel R. Chapin (2017), Trustee
  • George M. Jenkins (2017), Trustee
  • J. Peter Simon ’75, Trustee Emeritus
  • Daniel J. Kilmurray ’75 (2018), Alumnus
  • Cassandra M. Toroian ’94 (2018), Alumna
  • Secretary: Joseph S. Bohrer, Chief Investment Officer
  • Deputy Secretary: Rosemary M. Bader

Committee on Student Life:

Committee on Student Life Statute

    • Elisabeth H. MacDonald (2019), Trustee, Chair
    • Pamela S. Passman (2020), Trustee, Vice Chair
    • David A. Reif (2019), Trustee
    • Wynne A. Whitman (2021), Trustee
    • Alvin M. Yearwood (2021), Trustee
    • Thomas F. McGrail, Trustee Emeritus, Invited to Attend
    • William P. Rutledge, Trustee Emertus, Invited to Attend
    • Terese S. Brown ’07 (2018), Alumna
    • Antonio F. Fernandez ’81 (2018) , Alumnus
    • Megan B. Rothenberger (2018), Faculty (alt. E. McMahon)
    • Jet Manzi ’17 , Student
    • Secretary: Annette Diorio, Vice President for Campus Life

Committee on Trustees and Governance:

Committee on Trustees and Governance Statute

    • Angel L. Mendez (2018), Trustee, Chair
    • David A. Reif (2019), Trustee, Vice Chair
    • Edward W. Ahart (2017), Trustee
    • Susan L. Fox (2019), Trustee
    • Nancy J. Kuenstner (2020), Trustee
    • Robert E. Sell (2018), Trustee
    • Co-Secretaries:  James F. Krivoski, Vice President and Liason to the Board of Trustees; Kimberly A. Spang, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
    • Deputy Secretary:  Adam S. Stauffer, Assistant VP of Principal Gifts, Gift Planning and Athletic Fundraising

updated: 11/2016