Board of Directors

The Board of Directors shall act in an advisory capacity to Marshall University regarding the Program and its operations and support. Included in these duties are the election of officers and the approval of the annual budget; to assist Marshall University and the Marshall University Foundation in furthering the advancement of the Program and in maintaining its educational quality; and to encourage potential donors in providing support for the Program and Marshall University. Members of the Board of Directors will be expected to contribute financially and to perform such assignments as the Board of Directors may deem appropriate to further the objectives of the Program.





Rex Johnson


Martha Hill


John K. Kinzer



Barbara Moses Atkins

Bill Bissett

Barry Burgess

Rebecca K. Cheney

Anthony G. Crutchfield

J. David Daniels

Julie DeTemple

G. Kurt Dettinger

Jamie Dickenson

Jack Eblin

Tony Fenno

Donald D. Ferguson

Laura Greer

Carol Hill

Martha Hill

Rex Johnson

Jessica Kennedy

John K. Kinzer

Kheng McGuire

Victoria M. Neighborgall

Matthew M. Powers

Paula George Tompkins

Harry K. Tweel

Greg White

Tamela J. White

Martha Woodward

Ex Officio

Jerry Gilbert, Marshall University President

Gayle Ormiston, Marshall University Provost

Ronald G. Area, Chief Executive Officer of Marshall University Foundation, Inc.

James C. Justice, Jr., Governor, State of West Virginia

Nicki LoCascio, Dean, Honors College


Brigadier General (Retired) Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager

John R. Hall

Tim Haymaker

Major General (Retired) Albin Wheeler

William E. Willis