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Leadership

University Officers

David L. Kaufman

President

Learn more about President Dave Kaufman

April Novotny

Vice President
Advancement

Jody S. Fournier

Vice President
Provost

Tanya J. Poteet

Vice President
General Counsel

Tenzin Alexander

Executive Director
Marketing

William Mea

Vice President
Business & Finance
Treasurer

Stephanie Sanders

Interim Vice President
Enrollment

Melissa Lung

Executive Assistant to the President


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

President Emeritus
Augustana College

Bishop Laura Barbins

ELCA Northeastern Synod

Paul Chodak III

Board Vice Chair
Executive Vice President
American Electric Power

Domonic DeLuca

President
Independence Construction

Timothy Donovan (Lā€™81)

Special Advisor to CEO
Aramark

Luke Fedlam

Partner
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP

Christine Holt ('90)

Chancellor
University of Arkansas Community College

Erika Clark Jones ('12)

Chief Executive Office
ADAMH of Franklin County

David "Dave" L. Kaufman

President
Capital University

Jean Kohler ('70)

Lt. Colonel, USAF (Ret.) and Technology
Management Consultant

Michael J. Lancaster (ā€™80)

Owner & President
NewMarket Financial Advisors

Marty McDonald ('00)

President
Fahlgren Mortine

Vincent Parisi (L '01)

COO
Columbia Gas of Ohio

Andre T. Porter ('02)

Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Miso Energy

Brian H. Prince ('95)

Executive Director, Head of Asset Management Technology
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Niklaus "Nik" Schillack

Reverend & Senior Pastor
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Tyler Schleich
('04, M'05)

Tax Business Development Leader | US - Central Region
Ernst & Young LLP

Kimberly Shumate

Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiative, Office of Human Resources
The Ohio State University

Martha "Marti" Taylor ('86)

Board Chair
President & CEO
OneFifteen

Jeff Thiele

Founder & CEO
Thiele Consulting

William S. Wiecher ('85)

Pastor
Christ the King Lutheran Church

Mataryan "Mo" Wright

President & CEO
RAMA Consulting, Inc.