Board of Trustees

The board includes forty-four active and 18 emeritus members. Trustees are elected to four-year terms and may serve three consecutive terms (12 years). The Board of Trustees has fiduciary responsibility for the governance of the College. Through its work as a full board and seven committees supervises and monitors the institution’s broad policies. The committees of the Board include: Executive, Academic and Student Affairs, Alumni Affairs and Development, Audit, Budget and Finance, Investment and Trusteeship. The full Board meets three times a year, twice on campus and once off-campus. Committees meet at least three times a year though some meet more frequently to fulfill their responsibilities.

Earl W. Adams, Ph.D.

Earl W. Adams
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Allegheny College

Christian L. Allison ’83 (Chris)

Former Chairmen and Chief Executive Officer
Tollgrade Communications Inc. (Retired 2005)
Economics Department, Allegheny College

Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton (Tom)

Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton (Tom)
United Methodist Church*
Western Pennsylvania Conference

Alice S. Bierer ’59

Alice S. Bierer '59
Retired Chief Executive Officer
Essex Grain Products, Inc.

Gladys Mullenix Black ’54

Gladys Mullenix Black '54
Retired Executive Vice President
Valley Forge Technical Communications

Edward Joseph Borkowski ’81 (Ed)

Edward Joseph Borkowski '81
Chief Financial Officer

Willow W. Brost ’74

Willow Wilcox Brost
Civic Volunteer

William H. Brown, Jr. ’80 (Bill)

William H. Brown, Jr. '80 (Bill)
Managing Director – Investments
Merrill Lynch & Company, Inc.

Mark R. Campbell ’82

Mark R. Campbell '82
Ridge Policy Group

Jennifer Daurora ’99


Director of Business Development
McGinnis Sister’s Special Food Store


James R. DeFrancesco (Jim)


Retired Chief Executive Officer
ACell Inc

Antonio F. Dias ’86

Attorney / Partner
Jones Day


Gary Elliott

Gary Elliott
Business Consultant

Dr. Mary Feeley (Missy)

Dr. Mary Feeley (Missy)
Retired Chief Geoscientist
ExxonMobil Exploration Company

Kim Tillotson Fleming

Kimberly T. Fleming (Kim)
Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Roger Gurner ’63

Executive Vice President


Terrence L. Hartford ’81, P’11, P’13 (Terry)


Senior Vice President
Allegheny Technologies


Judith Thomas Horgan ’68 (Judy)

Judith Thomas Horgan '68
Child Watch of Pittsburgh

Steven D. Levinsky ’78 (Steve)

Steven D. Levinsky '78 (Steve)
Wellesley Partners

Richard W. Maine (Dick)

Private Equity Investor

Robert E. McGarity ’80 (Bob)


Senior Director, Compensation
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Human Resources

Isabelle Moss ’67

Isabelle Moss '67
Consultant (self-employed)

James H. Mullen, Jr.

James H. Mullen, Jr.
Allegheny College

Herbert H. Myers ’61 (Herb)

Herbert H. Myers '61 (Herb)

Christine S. Nelson, ’73 (Chris)

Christine S. Nelson
Director & Senior Advisor
Cornerstone Research, Inc.

Jerome V. Nelson ’83 (Jerry)

Jerome V. Nelson '83 (Jerry)
Retired Executive Vice President
International Steel Group

James C. New ’67 (Jim)

James C. New '67 (Jim)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Aurora Diagnostics, LLC

John Herbert Niles, Jr. ’59, M.D. (Herb)

Herb Niles '59
Primary Care Women’s Services

Martin Pfinsgraff ’77 (Marty)

Marty Pfinsgraff '77

Timothy L. Reeves ’83

Timothy L. Reeves '83
Chief Executive Officer
Neiman Group

Yvonne Reed Seon ’59, Ph.D.

Yvonne Seon '59
Founding Director, Retired
Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center
Wright State University

Dag J. Skattum ’84

Skattum '84
TPG Capital

Thomas N. Slonaker (Tom)

Thomas N. Slonaker (Tom)
Retired Executive Vice President
First Interstate Bancorp
Retired Special Trustee for American Indians
Department of Interior

Robert L. Smith, Jr. ’73 (Rob)

Robert L. Smith, Jr. '73 (Rob)
Acutec Precision Machining, Inc.

William P. Steffee ’57, M.D., Ph.D. (Bill)

William P. Steffee '57, M.D., Ph.D.
Retired Chairman of the Board
AcroMed Corporation

Hayes C. Stover ’62, Esq.

Hayes C. Stover '62, Esq.
Attorney/of counsel
K&L Gates LLP

John F. Sutphen, ’78

Executive Vice President/General Counsel
O’Brien & Gere Limited

Eddie Taylor, Jr. ’87

Eddie Taylor, Jr. '87
Vice President, Business Development
Oswald Companies

William H. Timbers ’72 (Nick)

William Timbers '72
Private Investor
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer


Bruce R. Thompson ’86

Bruce R. Thompson '86
Chief Financial Officer
Bank of America

Larry M. Thompson, Jr., ’74 (Larry)

Larry M. Thompson, Jr., '74
Retired Chief Operating Officer
Sovereign Bank

James O. Wible ’73 (Jim)


Founder / President
American Colors, Incorporated


 Nancy A. Yovetich ’87

Senior Research Scientist
Rho, Inc.


 Douglas F. Ziegler (Doug)

Douglas F. Ziegler (Doug)
Senior Vice President,Treasurer and
Chief Investment Officer
– Retired
Erie Indemity Company