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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.

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Trustee Leadership

Beth Paladino

Beth Paladino
BS 1979
Wichita, KS
Board Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Russ Everhart

Russ Everhart
BSB 1990, MS 1996
Leawood, KS
Vice Chair
Executive Committee,
Finance Committee

Diane Beatty

Diane Beatty
BSB 1978
Edmond, OK
2nd Vice Chair
Executive Committee
Finance Committee

Stephen Williams

Stephen Williams
BS 1964, MS 1969
Newton, KS
Past Board Chair
Ex. Officio Executive
Committee

Gary

Gary Allerheiligen
BSB 1970
Wichita, KS
Executive Committee

Donna Breshears

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

Ike

Ike Diel
BSB 1986
Shawnee, KS
Executive Committee

Jason Fanning

Jason Fanning
BSB 1995
Olathe, KS
Executive Committee

Allison Garrett 2

Allison Garrett
Emporia, KS
President
Emporia State Univ.
Executive Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Dale Gibbens

Dale Gibbens
BSB 1978
Wichita, KS
Executive Committee

Angela Hoffman 3

Angela Hoffman
BSB 1987
Overland Park, KS
Finance Committee

Charlene Hughes

Charlene Hughes
BS 1981
Olathe, KS
Finance Committee

Linda Hurt

Linda Hurt
BSB 1977
Southlake, TX
Executive Committee

Jim Kessler

Jim Kessler
BSB 1974
Emporia, KS
Finance Committee

Alan Klug 2

Alan Klug
Riley, KS
Chief Financial Officer
Corporate Treasurer
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Ex-Officio, Non-voting

Greg Kossover

Greg Kossover
BSB1985
Wichita, KS
Executive Committee

Jonathan Krueger

Jonathan Krueger
BA 2010
Erie, CO
Finance Committee

Diana Kuhlmann

Diana Kuhlmann
BSB 1986
Olpe, KS
Finance Committee
Executive Committee
Ex officio, non-voting

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Gene Merry
BSB 1976
Burlington, KS
Finance Committee

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Don Miller
BSB 1965, MS 1966
Emporia, KS
Finance Committee

Lynette Murphy

Lynette Murphy
BS 1989
Wichita, KS
Executive Committee

Bill Patterson

Bill Patterson
BS 1983
Lyndon, KS
President, Alumni Assoc.
Executive Committee
Ex-officio, non-voting

Mike Petitjean

Mike Petitjean
BSE 1970, MS 1978
Newton, KS
Executive Committee

JD Rios

J.D. Rios
BSE 1983
Kansas City, KS
Finance Committee

Noel Roach

Noel Roach
BS 1996
Overland Park, KS
Finance Committee

John

John (Trip) Shannon
BSB 1985
Overland Park, KS
Finance Committee

 

Shane Shivley

Shane Shivley
BSB 2000
Emporia, KS
President/CEO
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Ex-officio, Non-voting

Karen Sommers
FS 1968
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee

 Harry Stephens

Harry Stephens
BA 1965, MS 1972
Emporia, KS
Executive Committee

 Tom Thornbrugh

Tom Thornbrugh
BA 1968
Tulsa, OK
Executive Committee

 Richard Zahn2

Richard Zahn
BSB 1973
Scottsdale, AZ
Executive Committee

 


Trustee Membership

DeWayne Backhus
BS 1966
Emporia, KS

James Barnett
BA 1976
Topeka, KS

Larry DeBauge
BA 1963
Marco Island, FL

Joyce Didde
BSE 1982, MS 1989
Leawood, KS

Charles "Skip" Evans
BSB 1966
Emporia, KS

Joyce French
FS 1968, 1977-79
Emporia, KS

Jodie Fund
BSB 1975
Emporia, KS

Ray Harvey
BSE 1966
Topeka, KS

Jerry Herbert
BSB 1971
Lenexa, KS

Larry Irick
BSB 1979, BS 1979
Lawrence, KS

Russ Jenkins
BSE 1973
Emporia, KS

Troy Johnston
BSB 1988
Spring, TX

Denise Kruse
BSB 1982
Overland Park, KS

John Kudlacek
BA 1980
Valley View, TX

Teresa Martin
BS 1981
Kansas City, MO

John McDonald
BSE 1959, MS 1967
Stilwell, KS

Kim Penner
BSB 1980
Andover, KS

Steve Sauder
BSB 1968
Emporia, KS

Mark Schrieber
BSB 1978, MS 1981
Emporia, KS

Dan Shanelec
BA 1977
Lyons, KS

John Stibal
BSB 1982
Falmouth, ME

Mike Turnbull
FS 1971
Emporia, KS

Bob Warren
BS 1968, MS 1969
Santa Clara, CA

Tim Wright
BSB 1986
Emporia, KS

Debra Wynn
BSE 1972, MS 1975
Colorado Springs, CO

Theresa (Terry) Young
BSB 1985
Topeka, KS