National Advisory Council
Fiscal Year 2014
The 107 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
Gerald T. Aaron ('63), Wichita, KS, Retired, Lone Star Steakhouse/Saloon Inc.
Julie-Ellen Acosta ('80, '84), St. Louis, MO, Vice President Prototyping and Supply & Operations Chair, Boeing Phantom Works
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
M. Clark Bastian ('75), Wichita, KS, CEO/Chairman, Fidelity Bank
Shane M. Bayless ('89), Houston, TX, CFO, NFR Energy, 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, 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), Arlington, VA, President & CEO, ANSER
Catherine A. DeSocio ('81), Wichita, KS, Co-Owner, Joma Bowling Company
Thomas R. Devlin, Sr., Wichita, KS, President & Chairman, Devlin Enterprises (emeritus 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, Executive Vice President for Finance, Bickford Senior Living
Shelli A. Herman ('88), Los Angeles, CA, President & CEO, Shelli Herman and Associates, Inc.
Sandra Heysinger ('75), Houston, TX, Retired ExxonMobil
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, Partner, Crowe, Chizek and Company
James E. Hull ('83), Dallas, TX, Vice President, Sales, Workplace Solutions
Michael A. James ('71), Chicago, IL, Sr. 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)
Thomas H. Kirk ('82), Wichita, KS, Senior Vice President, Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
True H. Knowles ('60), Dallas, TX, Investor
Ann Konecny ('91), Kansas City, MO, Owner, Foley Equipment Company
Jacqueline M. Kouri, Wichita, KS, Community Volunteer
J. V. Lentell, Wichita, KS, Vice Chairman, INTRUST Bank, NA
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, Attorney, 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
John McGuire ('80, '86), Washington DC, Partner, Bingham McCutchen
Jane C. McHugh ('80), Wichita, KS, Retired CPA & Partner, BKD, LLP
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.
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 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), Wichita, KS, Retired Professor, Wichita State University
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), Livonia, MI, Senior Vice President , Wal-Mart International 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
Ralph F. Vautravers ('52), Wichita, KS, Chairman, Rand Graphics, Inc.
Marni T. Vliet ('70, '77), Wichita, KS, Owner, Marni Vliet Strategy
Tim J. Watt ('80), Rapid City, SD, Neurological Surgeon, Black Hills Neurosurgery & Spine
Bret Weber, Wichita, KS, Vice President and OEM Evangelist, DataDirect Networks, Inc.
Bob M. White ('71, '76), Scottsdale, AZ
Carol E. Wilson ('00), Wichita, KS
Allen F. Wise ('64), Bethesda, MD, 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
*deceased during FY14