Board of Directors

The Board of Directors acts 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 are expected to contribute financially and perform such assignments as the Board may deem appropriate to further the mission of the Program.


Laura Greer*, President

Martha Hill, Vice President

Martha Woodward, Vice President

Victoria Neighborgall, Secretary

John K. Kinzer, Treasurer


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

Shawn Greene*

Kerima Haddad

Carol Hill

Rebecca Johnson

Rex Johnson

Aubrey King

Doug Korstanje

Michael McCarthy*

Kheng McGuire

Mary Harvey Midkiff

Mark Morgan

Matthew M. Powers

Gilbert Ratcliff, Jr.

Carter Taylor Seaton

Paula George Tompkins

Harry K. Tweel

Jessica Cox Vodden*

Greg White

Tamela J. White

* denotes Yeager alumni

Ex Officio

Jerry Gilbert, Marshall University President

Jaime Taylor, 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