National Advisory Council
Fiscal Year 2017
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