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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 four-year term, with a maximum of four consecutive terms. The Board meets three times annually.

    Executive Committee

    Bernie Ostrowski 
    Chair
    Dublin, OH 
    Partner-in-Charge, Tax Services, Central Ohio, Plante Moran, PLLC

    Dr. William D. Haueisen ('66)
    Past Chair
    St. Petersburg, FL 
    Business Owner, Retired

    Andre T. Porter ('02)
    Vice Chair
    Carmel, IN 
    Vice President & General Counsel, Miso Energy

    Kathy Wolfgram
    Secretary
    Columbus, OH 
    Chemical Industry Executive, Retired

    Dr. Theodore E. Long ('65)
    Committee Chair, Institutional Mission & Identity
    Rockland, ME
    President Emeritus, Elizabethtown College

    Lee Anne Lowman (G'78)
    Committee Chair, Educational Excellence
    Summit, New Jersey 
    Financial Executive, Retired

    Jacqueline A. Primeau
    Committee Chair, Organizational Sustainability
    Farmington Hills, MI
    Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Trinity Health

    James R. Havens ('78, L'81)
    Committee Chair, Integrity & Compliance
    Granville, OH
    President, Havens Limited

    W. Curtis Stitt
    Committee Chair, Governance
    Columbus, OH 
    Retired

    Daniel A. Creekmur (L'06)
    At Large
    Columbus, OH
    President, Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc.

    John E. Phillips ('80, G'86)
    At Large
    Columbus, OH 
    President and CEO, The Fishel Company 


    Board of Trustees

    Michelle Adams ('90)
    New Albany, OH
    President & CEO, PRISM Marketing

    Suzanne D. Dillahunt
    Marysville, OH
    Bishop, Southern Ohio Synod, ELCA

    Rev. June M. Fryman ('88, S'93)
    Wilmington, OH
    Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church

    Rev. Bonnie Gerber
    Powell, OH
    Pastor, All Saints Lutheran Church

    Richard P. Hartmann ('56)
    Kettering, OH
    Certified Public Accountant, Retired

    Todd A. Henry ('88)
    Dublin, OH
    Corporate Vice President, Finance and CFO, Allied Mineral Products, Inc.

    Susan F. Jablonski
    Columbus, OH
    Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, OhioHealth

    Belinda M. Jones ('86, L'94)
    Dublin, OH
    Legislative Counsel, Capitol Consulting Group, Inc.

    Jean M. Kohler ('70)
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired), and Technology Management Consultant

    Michael J. Lancaster ('80)
    Canton, OH
    Owner and President, NewMarket Financial Advisors

    Ann Leak ('78)
    Pickerington, OH
    Banking Executive, Retired

    Richard Lombardi
    Dublin, OH
    President, Construction Consulting, LLC

    Stephen J.H. Lyons (L’07)
    Columbus, Ohio
    Executive Vice President and Chief Counsel, Columbus Partnership

    Carol McWilliams
    Columbus, OH
    Security and Emergency Management Specialist, Retired

    Neil Mortine
    Columbus, Ohio
    President & CEO, Fahlgren Mortine, Inc.

    Dr. Elizabeth L. Paul
    Columbus, OH 
    President, Capital University

    Harry D. Raduege, Jr. (’70)
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Lt. General, USAF (Retired), and Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group

    Dr. Ronald L. St. Pierre
    Columbus, OH
    Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University

    E.J. Thomas
    New Albany, OH
    President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity - MidOhio

    Rev. Stephen D. Wachtman ('85, S'92)
    Columbus, OH
    Pastor, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

    Rev. John R. Walker ('74 )
    Richmond, IN
    Pastor, First English Lutheran Church

    William S. Wiecher ‘85
    Prattville, AL
    Colonel, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base

    Dr. Moritz Ziegler '64
    Cincinnati, OH
    Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief, Retired