Trustees

President & CEO

Frank Ovaitt
Institute for Public Relations

Treasurer

Gary Sheffer
General Electric

Co-Chairs

Kenneth Makovsky
Makovsky

Oscar Suris
Wells Fargo & Company

Members

Adele Ambrose
Merck

Tim Baxter
Standard Chartered Bank

Dr. Bruce Berger
University of Alabama

Amy Binder
RF|Binder

S. Keith Burton
Grayson Emmett Partners

Rob Clark
Medtronic

Julie Craven
Hormel Foods

Peter Debreceny
Gagen MacDonald

Tracy Faulkner
Shell Oil Company

Mike Fernandez
Cargill

Rob Flaherty
Ketchum

Dr. Terry Flynn
McMaster University

Patrick Ford
Burson-Marsteller

Matt Gonring
Chairman, Emeritus

Gary Grates
W2O Group

Christopher Graves
Ogilvy Public Relations

Mark Hass
Peconic First LP

William Heyman
Heyman Associates

Richard Jones
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Mark Kaplan
The Mosaic Company

Margery Kraus
APCO Worldwide

 

Brian Lott
Mubadala Development Company

Dr. Rainer Mathes
PRIME Research International

Thomas Mattia
Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Tina McCorkindale
Appalachian State University

Jack Modzelewski
FleishmanHillard

Dr. Juan-Carlos Molleda
University of Florida

Torod Neptune
Verizon Wireless

Douglas Pinkham
Public Affairs Council

Andy Polansky
Weber Shandwick

Jennifer Prosek
Prosek Partners

Linda Rutherford
Southwest Airlines

Jim Simon
Consultant

James Spangler
Navistar

Dr. Don W. Stacks
University of Miami

Michael Stewart
Edelman

Kirk Stewart
APCO Worldwide

Patricia Stortz
AT&T

Wendi Strong
USAA

Stephen Thomas
AIA Group

Rick White
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Dr. Donald K. Wright
Boston University

Honorary Trustees

Don Bates
New York University

Willard D. Nielsen
Retired, Johnson & Johnson

W. Ward White
Edelman Southwest

Louis C. Williams, Jr.
Retired, The Lou Williams Companies