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Emporia State University Foundation Board of Trustees

Foundation trustees are advocates for Emporia State. They use their talents and professional expertise to generate, acquire, and conserve the resources the University needs to fulfill its mission.

Trustees serve as role models for potential donors by generously contributing of their own time and resources. They are actively involved in university events and programs, and serve to find ways to meet the university's financial needs.

ESU Foundation Board of Trustees, November 2013

 


Trustee Leadership

Kim Penner

Kim Penner
BS 1980
Andover, KS
Board Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Stephen Williams

Stephen Williams
BS 1964, MS 1969
Newton, KS
Vice-Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee
Chair

Beth Paladino

Beth Prewitt
BS 1979
Wichita, KS
Second Vice-Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Lana Oleen

Lana Oleen
BSE 1972, MS 1977
Manhattan, KS
Past Board Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Donna Breshears

Donna Breshears
Emporia, KS
Executive Assistant
Corporate Secretary,
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee,
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Myrl Cobb

Myrl Cobb
Topeka, KS
BSB 1965, MS 1966
Executive Committee

Lorinda Duncan

Lorinda Duncan
BSB 1993
Emporia, KS
Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Treasurer
Ex-officio, Non-voting
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Skip Evans

Charles "Skip" Evans
BSB 1966
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee
Finance Committee

Russ Everhart

Russ Everhart
Leawood, KS
BSB 1990, MS 1996
Emporia
Executive Committee

Jodie Fund

Jodie Fund
BSB 1975
Emporia, KS
Finance Committee

Werner Golling

Werner Golling
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Jerry Herbert

Jerry Herbert
BS 1971
Lenexa, KS
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Angela Hoffman

Angela Hoffman
BSB 1987, MBA 1992
Mission Hills, KS
Finance Committee 

John Jones

John Jones
BSE 1970, MS 1971
Salina, KS
Executive Committee 

Jonathan Krueger

Jonathan Krueger
BA 2010
Boulder, CO
Finance Committee

Teresa Markowitz

Teresa Markowitz
BS 1978
Baltimore, MD
Executive Committee

Teresa Martin

Teresa Martin
BSB 1981, BS 1981
Kansas City, MO
Executive Committee

John McDonald

John McDonald
BSE 1959, MS 1967
Stilwell, KS
Executive Committee

Kim Pember

Kim Pember
BSB 1988, MBA 1989
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee

DenaSue Potestio

DenaSue Potestio
Emporia, KS
President, 
ESU Foundation
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Will Ramsey

Will Ramsey
Leawood, KS
BS 1967
President, Alumni
Association Board of
Directors
Executive Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Steve Sauder

Steve Sauder
BSB 1968
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee

Janet Schalansky

Janet Schalansky
BA 1972, MS 1973
Topeka, KS
Finance Committee 

Mark Schreiber

Mark Schreiber
BS 1978, MS 1981
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee

Michael D. Shonrock, Ph.D.

Michael D. Shonrock,
Ph.D.

Emporia, KS
ESU President
Executive Committee,
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Kurt Steinkuhler

Kurt Steinkuhler
Emporia, KS
Finance Committee

Bob Warren

Bob Warren
BA 1968, MS 1969
Santa Clara, CA
Finance Committee

Deryl Wynn

Deryl Wynn
BS 1983, BA 1983
Kansas City, KS
Executive Committee


Trustee Membership

Gary Allerheiligen
BS 1970
Wichita, KS

Isaac (Ike) Diel
BSB 1986
Shawnee, KS

Russ Jenkins
BSE 1973
Emporia, KS

Lee Spence 
BSB 1978 
Hutchinson, KS

DeWayne Backhus
BS 1966
Emporia, KS

Keith Greiner
BA 1962
Washington, DC

Jim Kessler
BS 1974
Emporia, KS 

Harry Stephens
BA 1965, MS 1972 
Emporia, KS

James Barnett
BA 1976
Topeka, KS

Ray Harvey
BSE 1966
Topeka, KS

Mike Law 
BSB 1981 
Olathe, KS

Gary Tenpenny 
BS 1976 
Topeka, KS

Diane Beatty
BSB 1978
Edmond, OK

Jeffrey Hawes
BA 1966 
Emporia, KS

Don Miller
BSB 1965, MS 1966
Emporia, KS

Mike Turnbull 
FS 1971 
Emporia, KS

Sherri Buttenhoff
BSB 1979
Emporia, KS

Richard Hawk
BSB 1956, MS 1957
Leawood, KS

Michael Petitjean
BS 1970, MS 1978
Newton, KS

Timothy Wright
BS 1986
Emporia, KS

Larry DeBauge
BA 1963
Marco Island, FL

Don Hill
Emporia, KS

Daniel Shanelec
BA 1977
Lyons, KS

Debra Wynn
BSE 1972, MS 1975
Colorado Springs, CO

Joyce Didde
BSE 1982, MS 1989
Leawood, KS

Eric Hughes
BSB 1981
Olathe, KS

Karen Sommers 
FS 1968 
Emporia, KS

Theresa (Terry) Young
BSB 1985
Topeka, KS

Richard Zahn
BS 1973
Scottsdale, AZ