Board of Trustees

Board Officers

Dara T. Munson, BS96, Chair, '12-'21*
President and CEO, Family Focus

Sam Hirsch, Vice Chair, '18-'21
Retired M.D., St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Karen Paciorek, '17-'24
Professor, Teacher Education, Eastern Michigan University

Sherwin Prior, BBA98, Treasurer, '13-'22*
Managing Partner, Blue Victor Capital, LLC 

Board Members

Karen Andrews, MS95, '16-'22
Consultant and Managing Director, The Andrews Group

Howard Booth, BS66, MS68, PHD74, '16-Present
Emeritus Biology Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Jeff Bourdon, BBA85, '20-'23
Executive Vice President for CapStone Holdings, Inc.

Betty Brown-Chappell, '19-'22
Emerita Professor, EMU School of Social Work

Jack Brusewitz, BBA82, '14-'23*
President & CEO at Great Lakes Capital Markets, LLC

Derrick Coleman, BA96, '20-'23
River Rouge School District Superintendent 

Brian Einhorn, BS63, '18-'21
Attorney at Law, Collins Einhorn Farrell & Ulanoff PC

Scott Frush, BBA94, '21-'24
Senior Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch and Trustee, Northville Township Board of Trustees

Suzanne Gray, '18-Present
Professor University Library; Women's and Gender Studies, Eastern Michigan University

Eunice Jeffries, '21-Present
Director of Government and Community Affairs, Oakland Community College

Annette Johnson, MA94, '14-'23*
Retired, Olathe School District

Don Loppnow, Past Chair, '15-'21
Retired Professor and Administrator, Eastern Michigan University

Honorable Milton Mack, BS72, '15-'21
Michigan State Court Administrator

Rick Northrup, '19-'22
President and CEO, Bank Michigan

The Hon. Daniel Opperman, BS79, '18-'21
United States Bankruptcy Judge

Craig Parsons, BS93, '18-'21
President-Automotive, Nanosteel

Cinnamon Plonka, BS94, '18-'21
Shareholder, Zausmer, August & Caldwell, LLC

Kirk Profit, BS75, '14-'23*
Director, Governmental Consultant Services, Inc.

Don Reichert, BS09, '14-'23*
President, The Reichert Group LLC

Luis Romero, '20-Present
Student Body President

Neetu Seth,BS '97, MBA '99, '21-'24
Founder, NITS Solutions

Ingrid Sheldon, BS66, '12-'21*
Former Mayor of Ann Arbor

James Smith, '16-Present
President, Eastern Michigan University

Ebony Walls, BS14, MPA18, '21-'23
Philanthropy & Partnerships, PGA TOUR- Rocket Mortgage Classic
President- Elect, EMU Alumni Association

Tsu-Yin Wu, '21-Present
Professor and Ph.D. Program Director, Eastern Michigan University

Emeritus Trustees

  • Marcia Wright Allen, BBA74
  • Brenda Alten, BS88
  • James Applegate, BS67
  • Daniel Arbour, MBA77
  • John Bodary, BS84
  • William Brickley, BS80
  • John C. Burkhardt 
  • Peggy Campbell
  • Ronald J. Campbell, BBA77
  • Melonie B Colaianne, BBA83, MBA94
  • Darrell H. Cooper
  • James Greene
  • Freman Hendrix, BBA82
  • Dale Heydlauff, BS78
  • Robert Holman, BBA74
  • Edwin Jakeway, BA58
  • Abe Karam, BS62, MA65
  • Elizabeth C. King
  • Lee C. Lien, MS80
  • Jeanne Merlanti
  • Courtney McAnuff
  • Michael G. Morris, BS69, MS73
  • Ann O'Beay, BME74, MA79
  • Marilyn A. Opdyke, MBA81
  • Ronald Reed, BS87
  • Harold F. "Bud" Schimmelpfenneg, BS68
  • Gregory Sheldon, BBA96
  • Anthony L. Snoddy
  • Laurence N. Smith
  • Edward Surovell
  • Maureen Thomas, BS81
  • Jaclynn Tracy 
  • Stewart Tubbs
  • Larry Warren, BBA70, MA73
  • James W. Webb
  • Judith Wollack
  • Trudy Adler, BS01

* indicates final term