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National Advisory Council

Fiscal Year 2017

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 DirectorsFormer WSU Foundation board chairs Recognizing Board Leadership presentation

Members

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

Julie-Ellen Acosta ('80, '84), St. Louis, MO, Vice President of Phantom Works Prototyping and Supply & Operations Chain, 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

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, RW Baird

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

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

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

Martin W. Bauer, Wichita, KS, Partner, Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer LLP

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

Susayn C. Brandes ('81), Wichita KS, President and CEO, Great Plains Ventures

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

Victor L. Bridgeman ('86), Lincolnwood, IL, General Manager, Global Supply Chain, GE Healthcare IT

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

Wayne E. Chambers, (’72,’79), Wichita, KS, President and CEO, High Touch Technologies

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), Dunedin, FL, CEO, North America Care Monitoring 2000, LLC

Ruth A. David ('75), Alexandria, VA, Retired President & CEO, ANSER

Jeff P. DeGraffenreid (’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 (’77,’80) Wichita, KS, CFO, Midwest Drywall Co., Inc.

Clinton J. Everton, Scottsdale, AZ

Junetta M. Everett, (’79), Wichita, KS, VP of Professional Relations, Delta Dental of Kansas

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, Via Christi Clinic

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

Edward L. Field ('72), Topeka, KS, Retired CPA

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, Retired Physician, Via Christi Clinic

Brian A. Heinrichs ('96), Wichita, 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, U.S. Chairman, Bio Products Laboratories

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

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

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

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

Paul M. Longsworth (‘85), Arlington, VA, VP for International Environmental, Fluor Corporation

Stephanie D. Luetters ('92), Atlanta, GA, Community Volunteer

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

Craig H. Macy ('91), Reno, NV, President, COO, Cirrus Systems

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

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

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

Shadi Marcos ('01), Wichita, KS, President, CFO and co-founder, Cybertron, Inc.

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

Courtney Marshall, Wichita, KS, President & CEO, WSU Alumni Association

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

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

W. John McGuire ('80), Washington, DC, Partner, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP

Mindy McPheeters (’96), Wichita, KS, Attorney, Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (ex officio member)

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

David Moses, Wichita, KS, General Counsel, Wichita State University (ex officio member)

Ihssane Mounir (’94, 96), Issaquah, WA, Senior VP of Sales for Northeast Asia, Boeing

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, Owner and Physical Therapist, Palmer Physical Therapy

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

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

Chris Purdum ('07), Wichita, KS, VP Commercial Banking, Commerce Bank (ex-officio member)

Kenton T. Richards ('86), Baldwin City, KS, Information Providers, Inc.

Dennis L Ross, Wichita, KS, M.D. Kansas Nephrology Physicians

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, Account Executive, USI Midwest

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), Tokyo, Japan, COO, Exc. VP, Exe. Officer, Seiyu, GK, Subsidiary of WalMart

Mark G. Torline ('79), Wichita, KS, Director WSU Center for Entrepreneurship

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

Mark L. Winkler ('77), Omaha, NE, General Director, Budget Services, Union Pacific Railroad

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 in FY16

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

·         Julie-Ellen Acosta ('80, '84), St. Louis, MO, Vice President of Phantom Works Prototyping and Supply & Operations Chain, 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

·         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, RW Baird

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

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

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

·         Martin W. Bauer, Wichita, KS, Partner, Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer LLP

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

·         Wayne E. Chambers, (’72,’79), Wichita, KS, President and CEO, High Touch Technologies

·         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), Dunedin, FL, CEO, North America Care Monitoring 2000, LLC

·         Ruth A. David ('75), Alexandria, VA, Retired President & CEO, ANSER

·         Jeff P. DeGraffenreid (’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 (’77,’80) Wichita, KS, CFO, Midwest Drywall Co., Inc.

·         Clinton J. Everton, Scottsdale, AZ

·         Junetta M. Everett, (’79), Wichita, KS, VP of Professional Relations, Delta Dental of Kansas

·         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, Via Christi Clinic

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

·         Edward L. Field ('72), Topeka, KS, Retired CPA

·         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, Retired Physician, Via Christi Clinic

·         Brian A. Heinrichs ('96), Wichita, 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, U.S. Chairman, Bio Products Laboratories

·         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

·         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

·         Paul M. Longsworth (‘85), Arlington, VA, VP for International Environmental, Fluor Corporation

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

·         Craig H. Macy ('91), Reno, NV, President, COO, Cirrus Systems

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

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

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

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

·         Courtney Marshall, Wichita, KS, President & CEO, WSU Alumni Association

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

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

·         W. John McGuire ('80), Washington, DC, Partner, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP

·         Mindy McPheeters (’96), Wichita, KS, Attorney, Spirit AeroSystems Inc.(ex officio member)

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

·         David Moses, Wichita, KS, General Counsel, Wichita State University (ex officio member)

·         Ihssane Mounir (’94, 96), Issaquah, WA, Senior VP of Sales for Northeast Asia, Boeing

·         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, Owner and Physical Therapist, Palmer Physical Therapy

·         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, Information Providers, Inc.

·         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, Account Executive, USI Midwest

·         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), Tokyo, Japan, COO, Exc. VP, Exe. Officer, Seiyu, GK, Subsidiary of WalMart

·         Mark G. Torline ('79), Wichita, KS, Director WSU Center for Entrepreneurship

·         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), Hilton Head Island, SC, 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