Officers of the Board
JOHN F. MILLIGAN, Chairperson
NICK CALIO, Vice-Chairperson
LAURI STRIMKOVSKY, Treasurer
JANET LEWIS, Secretary
TRACY MALONE, B.A., M.Div., Bishop, Ohio East Area Conference of the United Methodist Church, North Canton, Ohio
GREGORY V. PALMER, B.A., M.Div., Bishop, Ohio West Area Conference of the United Methodist Church, Worthington, Ohio
WILLIAM E. BLAINE, JR., B.A., J.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., Columbus, Ohio
JEAN F. BUSSELL, B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., West Manchester, Ohio
GEORGE H. CONRADES, B.A., M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts
PATRICIA B. CONRADES, B.A., Assoc. RN, Boston, Massachusetts
EVAN CORNS, B.A., M.A., Cleveland, Ohio
DOUGLAS H. DITTRICK, B.A., Ridgewood, New Jersey
ANDRES DUARTE, B.A., M.S., A.M.P., I.E.S.A., Caracas, Venezuela
WILLIAM E. FARRAGHER, B.A., Canfield, Ohio
LLOYD FERGUSON, B.A., Winnetka, Illinois
ROBERT W. GILLESPIE, B.A., M.B.A., Gates Mills, Ohio
MARIBETH A. GRAHAM, B.A., Dayton, Ohio
MICHAEL G. LONG, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
JACK McKINNIE, B.A., Westlake, Ohio
PHILLIP J. MEEK, B.A., Frankfort, Michigan
CARLETON P. PALMER, B.A., M.B.A, Findlay, Ohio
KATHLEEN L. RHINESMITH, B.A., M.A.T., Chatham, Massachusetts
HELEN C. SMITH, B.A., M.A., Potomac, Maryland
JAMES D. TIMMONS, B.A., St. Simons Island, Georgia
THOMAS R. TRITTON, Chairperson
Trustees from the Alumni Association
Date of First Election/Term Expires
2014/2020 JAN BARAN, B.A., J.D., Alexandria, Virginia
2017/2020 DAUD BAZ, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2016/2022 RICK DOODY, B.A., Chagrin Falls, Ohio
2014/2020 PETER EASTWOOD, B.A., M.B.A., Norwell, Massachusetts
2018/2021 GUILLERMO GUTIERREZ
2019/2022 ANDREA HEDRICK, B.A., San Mateo, California
2017/2020 MARTHA NUNN LEWIS, B.A., Madison, New Jersey
2015/2021 CRAIG LUKE, B.A., Stone Mountain, Georgia
2019/2022 MONA LYNCH, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2017/2020 VIKRAM MALHOTRA, B.A., M.B.A., Kowloon, Hong Kong
2015/2021 CYNTHIA O’NEILL, B.A., Annapolis, Maryland
2018/2021 ELLEN SIMPSON, B.A., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2016/2022 KEN STERNAD, B.A., Peachtree Corners, Georgia
2017/2020 TRACIE WINBIGLER, B.A., Kent, Washington
2019/2022 SHADMAN ZAFAR, B.A., Plano, Texas
Trustees at Large
2013/2022 DOREEN DELANEY CRAWLEY, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
2013/2022 JASON DOWNEY, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2011/2020 DANIEL GLASER, B.A., New York, New York
2017/2020 AARON GRANGER, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
2015/2018 EDWARD HADDOCK, B.A., J.D., Winter Park, Florida
2013/2022 JACK LUIKART, B.A., San Francisco, California
2012/2022 MIKE McCLUGGAGE, B.A, J.D., Chicago, Illinois
2012/2021 KEVIN J. McGINTY, B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland, Ohio
2014/2020 COLLEEN K. NISSL, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2014/2020 C. PAUL PALMER, B.A., J.D., Findlay, Ohio
2015/2021 THOMAS W. PALMER, B.A., J.D., Toledo, Ohio
2011/2020 ANAND PHILIP, B.A., M.B.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
2013/2022 FRANK QUINN, B.A., M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois
2012/2021 GEORGE ROMINE, B.A., M.B.A., Palos Verdes Estates, California
2011/2020 KATHERINE BOLES SMITH, B.A., M.Ed, Raleigh, North Carolina
2012/2021 KARA TROTT, B.A., J.D., Powell, Ohio
From the Ohio East Conference
2015/2021 ROBERT C. HICKSON, JR., B.A., J.D., Mt. Gilead, Ohio
From other United Methodist Conferences
2015/2021 MYRON F. McCOY, B.A., M.Div., Chicago, Illinois
Office of the President
The year listed represents the year of appointment to the faculty or staff.
ROCK JONES, Ph.D., President, 2008. B.A., Hendrix College; M.Div., Duke University, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.
JON R. POWERS, Th.M., University Chaplain, 1988. B.A., Michigan State University; Th.M., Boston University.
DOUGLAS W. ZIPP, M.S., Director of Athletics, 2017. B.S., Elmira College; M.S.,University of Rochester
MIKE DEWITT, MS, Associate Athletics Director/Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1999, BA Ohio Wesleyan University, MA The Ohio State University
KRIS BOEY, MSEd, Associate Athletics Director/Compliance Officer/Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, 2002, BA Baldwin-Wallace College, MSEd University of Memphis
KIRSTA COBB, MBA, Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator, 2014, BFA Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, MBA Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
MICHAEL TAYLOR, BS, Assistant Athletics Director, 2017, BS Wright State University
TODD MILLER, MEd, 2007, Athletic Trainer, BS The Ohio State University, MEd Auburn University
Office of Enrollment Management
STEFANIE NILES, Vice President for Enrollment and Communications
RACHEL BRANNING, B.A., Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment and Data Manager/Research Analyst, 2013. B.A., Agnes Scott College.
NICOLE DIANZUMBA, B.A., Admission Counselor, 2014. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
ELLEN ERIKSON, M.U.R.P., Associate Director of Admission, 2006. B. A. and M.U.R.P., University of Illinois.
PATRICIA A. KELLY, M.Ed., Senior Associate Director of Admission, 2007. B.A., California State University-Hayward; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University.
REGINALD ONYIDO, M.B.A., Assistant Director of Admission, 2014. B.A., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
LAURIE WESP PATTON, B.A., Senior Associate Director of Admission /Events Coordinator, 1997. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
MARK BECKENBACH, B.A., Director of Sports Information/Associate Director of Media Relations, 1984. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
COLE E. HATCHER, B.A., Director of Media & Community Relations, 2006. B.A., The Ohio State University.
WILL KOPP, M.A., Chief Communications Officer, 2014. B.A., Ohio University; M.A., The Ohio State University.
LINDSAY MAUTER, B.S., Associate Director, Project Manager, 2012. B.S., Ohio University.
SARA H. STUNTZ, B.A., Graphic Designer, 2006. B.A., Miami University.
DOUGLAS E. THOMPSON, B.S., Manager of Web and Electronic Communications, 2006. B.S., Carnegie Mellon University.
AMY KAPLE, B.S., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2008. B.S., Pennsylvania State University.
LEANN KENDZERSKI, B.A., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2006. B.A., Lake Erie College
KEVIN PASKVAN, B.S., Director of Financial Aid, 2013. B.S., Franklin University.
NANCY SANFORD, M.A., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1987. B.A., Ohio Northern University; M.A., University of Dayton.