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.



Martha Hill, President

Martha Woodward, Vice President

Aubrey King, Secretary

Barry Burgess, Treasurer



Bill Bissett

Barry Burgess

Dianna Canfield

Rebecca K. Cheney*

Anthony G. Crutchfield

Julie DeTemple*

Jamie Dickenson

Judy Eblin

Tony Fenno

Steve Golder

Shawn Greene*

Laura Greer*

Jill Griffiths

Mary Kathryn Gould

Kerima Haddad

Carol Hill

Martha Hill

CR Howdyschell

Rebecca Johnson

Rex Johnson

Anna Lee Kelly

Aubrey King

Doug Korstanje

Michael McCarthy*

Sydnee Smirl McElroy*

Kheng McGuire

Mary Harvey Midkiff

Mark Morgan

Ora Muth

Vicki Neighborgall

Steven Nicholas

Phoebe Patton Randolph

David Sheils

Karen Veazey

Tamela J. White

Martha Woodward

* 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

Robert Plymale, WV State Senator

Michael Woelfel, WV State Senator



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

George “Bob” Brammer

John R. Hall

Tim Haymaker

Major General (Retired) Albin Wheeler

William E. Willis