National Advisory Council

Fiscal Year 2015

The members of the NAC are dedicated to promoting the interests of WSU and the WSU Foundation. More than one-third of the members (37 percent) live outside of the greater Wichita area.

See Also: WSU Foundation board of directors  •  Former WSU Foundation board chairs

Members

 

Gerald T. Aaron ('63), Wichita, KS, Retired, Lone Star Steakhouse/Saloon Inc.

Julie-Ellen Acosta ('80, '84), St. Louis, MO, Operations Chain, Phantom Works, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Paul S. Allen ('70), Wichita, KS, CEO, Allen Gibbs & Houlik, LC

Pamela Clancy Ammar ('80), Wichita, KS, Attorney

Bill Ard ('64), Wichita, KS, Owner, Security Holdings LLC

Ted D. Ayres, Wichita, KS, Vice President & General Counsel, Wichita State University (ex officio member)

Ronald L. Baldwin ('75), Leawood, KS, Chairman, President & CEO, Crossfirst Holdings

John W. Bardo, Wichita, KS, President, Wichita State University (ex officio member)

Donald L. Barry ('88), Wichita, KS, Managing Director - Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors

Craig W. Barton ('83), Wichita, KS, Managing General Partner, Olympia Partners LLC

Barbara J. Bassi (’72), Newport Coast, CA

M. Clark Bastian ('75), Wichita, KS, CEO/Chairman, Fidelity Bank

Shane M. Bayless ('89), Houston, TX, Executive Vice President & CFO, Sabine Oil and Gas, LLC

Joan S. Beren ('83), Wichita, KS, Community Pro Bono Volunteer

Fred F. Berry, Jr., Wichita, KS, Chairman, Berry Companies, Inc.

Carolyn A. Black, Wichita, KS, Co-Owner, Donlevy Lithograph, Inc.

Linda L. Brantner ('74, '90), Wichita, KS, Retired President & CEO, Delta Dental of Kansas

Kevin G. Brown ('82), Hutchinson, KS, President, T & E Oil Company

Quincalee Brown ('61), McLean, VA, Retired President, QB Enterprises

Timothy W. Buckley ('71), Austin, TX, Retired Vice President, Polyplastics, Div. of Buckley Ind., Inc.

Michael C. Burrus ('77), Wichita, KS, Executive Director, Catholic Charities

Kelly E. Callen, Wichita, KS, Co-Owner, Edmiston Oil Co., Inc.

Stephen L. Clark ('65), Wichita, KS, President, Clark Investment Group

William C. Cohen, Jr., Wichita, KS, CEO, Insurance Management Assoc., Inc.

Teresa R. Craig ('75), Clearwater, FL, CEO, Suncoast Solutions

Ruth A. David ('75), Fairfax Station, VA, President & CEO, ANSER

Jeff P. DeGraffenried (’88), Sedgwick, KS, Deputy General Counsel, Spirit AeroSystems Inc.

Catherine A. DeSocio ('81), Wichita, KS, Co-Owner, Joma Bowling Company

Thomas R. Devlin, Sr., Wichita, KS, President & Chairman, Devlin Enterprises (emeritus member)

Denis Dieker Wichita, KS, Board Chairman, Alumni Association, Wichita State University (ex officio member)

Clinton J. Everton, Scottsdale, AZ

Brenda Farha, Wichita, KS, Community Volunteer

Gary A. Farha ('79), Potomac, MD, President & CEO, Customer First Renewables

Alan J. Fearey ('75), Wichita, KS, Internal Medicine Physician, Wichita Clinic

Steve Feilmeier ('85), Wichita, KS, Executive Vice President/CFO, KOCH Industries Inc.

Edward L. Field ('72), Topeka, KS, CPA, Lindburg & Vogel Chtd.

Justus H. Fugate ('60, '62), Wichita, KS, Chairman of the Board, Kansas Venture Capital, Inc.

Robert A. Geist ('64), Wichita, KS, Owner & Chairman of the Board, RAGE, Inc. (emeritus member)

Sonia R. Greteman ('82), Wichita, KS, CEO and Creative Director, Greteman Group

Curtis D. Gridley ('80), Wichita, KS, Consultant

Carolyn M. Harrison ('80), RN /Consultant

Deborah G. Haynes ('76), Wichita, KS, Physician, Preferred Medical Associates-N.E.

Brian A. Heinrichs ('96), Olathe, KS, Chief Financial Officer, Intrust Bank

Shelli A. Herman (’88), Los Angeles, CA, President & CEO, Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.

Allan K. Higdon ('61), Wichita, KS, Retired Chairman & CEO, Sullivan Higdon & Sink Inc.

Jeri Hinkle, Wichita, KS, Community Volunteer

Ronald W. Holt ('77), Wichita, KS, Asst. Sedgwick County Manager, Sedgwick County Manager's Office

Marilee K. Hopkins ('78), Chicago, IL, CPA, MKH Accounting & Dispute Consulting

James E. Hull ('83), Dallas, TX, Vice President, Sales, Workplace Solutions

Michael A. James ('71), Chicago, IL, Senior VP Commercial Strategy & Operations, Accredo Health Group, Inc.

Joseph A. Johnson, Wichita, KS, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey

Richard D. Kincaid ('84), Chicago, IL, Founder, Because Foundation

Elizabeth H. King, Wichita, KS, President & CEO, Wichita State University Foundation (ex officio member)

Tom Kirk ('82), Wichita, KS, Senior VP and Family Wealth Director, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

True H. Knowles ('60), Dallas, TX, Investor

Ann Konecny ('91), Kansas City, MO, CEO, Foley Equipment Company

Jacqueline M. Kouri, Wichita, KS, Community Volunteer

J. V. Lentell, Wichita, KS, Vice Chairman, Intrust Bank

Alan G. Lewis ('74), Tulsa, OK, Orthopedic Surgeon, Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center

Cheryl L. Lindeman ('93), Solana Beach, CA

John R. Lovitt ('68), Pleasanton, CA, CEO, Pattern Insight

Leon H. Lungwitz ('70), Wichita, KS, Co-owner, The Print Source, Inc.

Craig H. Macy ('91), Reno, NV, Holland and Hart, LLP

Tony Madrigal, Wichita, KS, President & Owner, Madrigal & Associates, Inc.

Dale E. Maltbie ('69, '72), Retired President & CEO, Professional Engineering Consultants

James L. Mann ('56), Wayne, PA

Ronald D. Mann ('81), Wichita, KS, Mann Properties, LLC

Howard N. Marcus, Wichita, KS, Chairman, Marcus Food Company

Nancy J. Martin ('69), Wichita, KS, COO, Emergency Services, PA

John G. McCune ('59), Wichita, KS, Retired

Jane C. McHugh ('80), Wichita, KS, CPA & Partner- Retired, BKD, LLP

W. John McGuire ('80), Washington, DC, Partner, Bingham McCutchen

M. D. Michaelis, Wichita, KS, Chairman of the Board, Emprise Bank

William B. Moore ('74), Wichita, KS, Retired President & CEO, Westar Energy Inc.

John R. Morse ('72), Sanibel, FL, General Counsel & Secretary, LodgeWorks, L.P.

Eric S. Namee ('80), Wichita, KS, Tax & Employee Benefits Attorney, Hinkle Law Firm, LLC

Phillip R. Neff ('64), Wichita, KS, Owner & Consultant, PRN Consulting, Inc.

Lynn Nichols, Wichita, KS, CEO, Yingling Aviation, Inc.

Margaret Opara ('92), Wichita, KS, Vice President of Finance, Transtecs Corporation

Edmund D. Pack, Jr. ('02), Wichita, KS, Senior Project Manager, Burns & McDonnell

Pamela S. Palmer ('85), Wichita, KS, Physical Therapist, Palmer Physical Therapy

Mark V. Parkinson ('80), Washington, DC, CEO/President, American Health Care Association

Marilyn B. Pauly ('72), Wichita, KS, Vice Chairman, Commerce Bank

Dan C. Peare ('82, '85), Wichita, KS, Estate Planning Attorney, Hinkle Law Firm LLC

Kenton T. Richards ('86), Baldwin City, KS, Regional Director, Travelers Insurance

Leslie G. Rudd ('81), Oakville, CA, CEO, Leslie Rudd Investment Company (emeritus member)

Charles E. Russell ('56), Wichita, KS, Retired

Richard “Dick” Sampson ('73), Denver, CO, CEO, RS Core Capital, LLC

Donald D. Sbarra, Wichita, KS, Chairman, Sbarra Enterprises (emeritus member)

D. Bruce Schreck ('70), Wichita, KS, Managing Partner, Schreck Financial Group LLC

Barry L. Schwan, Wichita, KS, President, House of Schwan

Rosalind Scudder ('64, '72, '78), Newton, KS, Retired WSU Professor

Shoko K. Sevart, Wichita, KS, Attorney & Partner, Sevart & Sevart - Attorneys at Law

Linwood B. Sexton ('48), Wichita, KS, Area Sales Manager, Hiland Dairy

Christopher S. Shank ('69), Wichita, KS, Commercial Sales Executive, Willis HRH

Kenneth F. Shannon ('79), Wichita, KS, President & CEO, Metal-Fab, Inc.

Robert E. Shields ('68), Atlanta, GA, Partner, Doffermyre, Shields, Canfield, Knowles & Devine

Constance L. Simcox ('73, '81), Wichita, KS, Retired

JoAnn C. Skillett ('61, '65), Bella Vista, AR, Retired Principal/Professor

Mitchell W. Slape ('89), Northville, MI, Senior VP, Wal-Mart Great Lakes Division

Mark G. Torline ('79), Los Angeles, CA, Managing Director, Macquarie Funds Group

John L. Tush (‘88), Parkville, MO, Co-owner, CertTech LLC

Jeffrey L. Turner (’73), Wichita, KS, Retired President/CEO, Spirit AeroSystems

Ralph F. Vautravers ('52), Wichita, KS, Chairman, Rand Graphics, Inc.

Marni Vliet Stone ('70, '77), Wichita, KS, Owner, Marni Vliet Strategy

Tim J. Watt ('80), Rapid City, SD, Neurological Surgeon, Black Hills Neurosurgery & Spine

Bob M. White ('71, '76), Scottsdale, AZ

Carol E. Wilson ('00), Wichita, KS

Allen F. Wise ('64), Bethesda, MD, Retired CEO/President, Coventry Health Care

Sheryl L. Wohlford ('82), Wichita, KS, President & Co-Owner, Automation-Plus Inc.

J. Robert Young ('61), Glenwood Springs, CO, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Alpine Banks of Colorado

T. Michael Young ('67), Houston, TX, Managing Partner, The CapStreet Group

Gene H. Zaid (’77), Sterling, KS, CEO, Jacam Chemicals LLC

*deceased during FY15 

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