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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 four-year term, with a maximum of four consecutive terms. The Board meets three times annually.
Bernie Ostrowski ChairDublin, OH Partner, Tax Services, Central Ohio, Plante Moran, PLLC
Andre T. Porter ('02) Vice ChairCarmel, IN Vice President & General Counsel, Miso Energy
Kathy WolfgramSecretaryColumbus, OH Chemical Industry Executive, Retired
Michael J. Lancaster ('80)Committee Chair, Organizational SustainabilityMagnolia, OHOwner and President, NewMarket Financial Advisors
Dr. Theodore E. Long ('65) Committee Chair, Institutional Mission & IdentityRockland, MEPresident Emeritus, Elizabethtown College
Lee Anne Lowman (G'78) Committee Chair, Educational ExcellenceSummit, NJFinancial Executive, Retired
Stephen J.H. Lyons (L'07)Committee Chair, GovernanceColumbus, OHEVP and Chief Counsel, Columbus Partnership
E.J. Thomas Committee Chair, Integrity and ComplianceNew Albany, OH President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio
Daniel A. Creekmur (L'06)At Large Member Columbus, OHPresident, Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc.James R. Havens ('78, L'81)At Large Member Granville, OHPresident, Havens Limited John E. Phillips ('80, M'86)At Large Member Paradise Valley, AZPresident and CEO, The Fishel Company
Paul ChodakGranville, OHEVP, American Electric Power
Suzanne D. DillahuntMarysville, OHBishop, Southern Ohio Synod, ELCARev. June M. Fryman ('88, S'93) Wilmington, OH Pastor, Faith Lutheran ChurchRichard P. Hartmann ('56) Kettering, OH Certified Public Accountant, Retired
Todd A. Henry ('88)Dublin, OHCorporate Vice President, Finance and CFO, Allied Mineral Products, Inc.
Susan F. JablonskiColumbus, OHSenior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, OhioHealth
Belinda M. Jones ('86, L'94)Dublin, OHLegislative Counsel, Capitol Consulting Group, Inc.Jean M. Kohler ('70)St. Petersburg, FLLt. Colonel, USAF (Retired), and Technology Management Consultant
Ann Leak ('78) Pickerington, OH Banking Executive, RetiredJudy LeidyLittleton, COPrincipal, The Zoelby Group
Richard Lombardi Dublin, OH President, Construction Consulting, LLC
Carol McWilliams Columbus, OH Security and Emergency Management Specialist, Retired
Neil MortineColumbus, OHPresident & CEO, Fahlgren Mortine, Inc.
Dr. Elizabeth L. PaulColumbus, OH President, Capital University
Harry D. Raduege, Jr. (’70) Colorado Springs, CO Lt. General, USAF (Retired), and Senior Counselor, The Cohen GroupDr. Ronald L. St. Pierre Columbus, OH Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State UniversityRev. Stephen D. Wachtman ('85, S'92) Columbus, OH Pastor, Holy Trinity Lutheran ChurchRev. John R. Walker ('74)Richmond, IN Pastor, First English Lutheran Church
William S. Wiecher (‘85)Colorado Springs, COColonel, U.S. Air Force AcademyDr. Moritz Ziegler ('64)Cincinnati, OH Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief, Retired