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Board Of Trustees
The Capital University Board of Trustees is the governing body for the institution, establishing its general policies, and is responsible for the University's financial health and welfare.
The Board also elects the University president. Its membership consists of community and business leaders, the University president and clergy affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Trustees are elected by the board and serve a three-year term, with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The Board meets three times annually.
Andre T. Porter ('02) ChairCarmel, IN Vice President & General Counsel, Miso Energy
Martha 'Marti' Taylor ('86) Vice ChairDublin, OH President and CEO, OneFifteen
Bernie Ostrowski Immediate Past ChairDublin, OH Partner, Tax Services, Central Ohio, Plante Moran, PLLC
Paul ChodakChair, Governance CommitteeGranville, OHEVP, American Electric Power
Belinda M. Jones ('86, L'94)Chair, Institutional Mission & Identity CommitteeHilliard, OHLegislative Counsel, Capitol Consulting Group, Inc.
Dave KaufmanColumbus, OH Interim President, Capital University
Jean M. Kohler ('70)Chair, Organizational Sustainability CommitteeSt. Petersburg, FLLt. Colonel, USAF (Retired), and Technology Management Consultant
Michael Lancaster ('80)At-LargeMagnolia, OHOwner and President, NewMarket Financial Advisors
E.J. Thomas Chair, Integrity and Compliance CommitteeNew Albany, OH President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio
Rev. Stephen D. Wachtman ('85, S'92) Chair, Educational Excellence CommitteeColumbus, OH Pastor, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Pam Bauser ('76)Kettering, OHLanguage Arts Consultant
Dan Creekmur (L'06)Columbus, OHPresident Gas Utilities, NiSource
Luke A. FedlamColumbus, OH Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
Rev. June M. Fryman ('88, S'93) Fairborn, OH Pastor, Abiding Christ Lutheran Church
Rev. Dr. William O. Gafkjen Fishers, INBishop, ELCA Indiana - Kentucky Synod
Richard Lombardi Dublin, OH President, Construction Consulting, LLC
Stephen J.H. Lyons (L'07)Columbus, OHEVP and CBO, Columbus Crew
Brian H. Prince ('95)Westerville, OHExecutive Director, Head of Asset Management Technology, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Harry D. Raduege, Jr. (’70) Colorado Springs, CO Lt. General, USAF (Retired), and Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group
Tyler D. Schleich (’04, M’05)Columbus, OH Ernst & Young LLP
Rev. William S. Wiecher (‘85)Cutler Bay, FLPastor, Christ the King Lutheran Church
Kathy WolfgramColumbus, OH Chemical Industry Executive, RetiredDr. Moritz Ziegler ('64)Cincinnati, OH Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief, Retired