Board of Trustees | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


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.

    Steven Bahls
    Augustana College

    Pam Bauser (’76)
    English Language Arts Consultant

    Paul Chodak III
    Executive Vice President
    American Electric Power

    Timothy Donovan (L’81
    Senior Legal Counsel
    Clark Hill

    Luke Fedlam
    Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

    Rev. June Fryman (’88, S’93)
    Abiding Christ Lutheran Church

    Bishop William “Bill” Gafkjen
    ELCA Indiana-Kentucky Synod

    David “Dave” L. Kaufman
    Capital University

    Jean Kohler (’70)
    Lt. Colonel, USAF (Ret.) and Technology
    Management Consultant

    Michael J. Lancaster (’80)
    Owner & President
    NewMarket Financial Advisors

    Stephen J.H. Lyons (L’07)
    Executive Vice President and CBO
    Columbus Crew

    Vincent Parisi
    Columbia Gas of Ohio

    Andre T. Porter (’02)
    Board Chair
    Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
    Miso Energy

    Brian H. Prince (’95)
    Executive Director, Head of Asset Management Technology
    JP Morgan Chase & Co.

    Tyler Schleich (’04, M’05)
    Tax Business Development Leader | US - Central Region
    Ernst & Young LLP

    Martha ‘Marti’ Taylor (‘86)
    Board Vice Chair
    President & CEO

    William S. Wiecher (’85)
    Christ the King Lutheran Church

    Moritz “Mory” Ziegler (’64)
    Retired pediatric surgeon-in-chief